Grandma's Marathon registration to close June 1Sign up online at www.GrandmasMarathon.com
Registration for the 33rd running of Grandma's Marathon will remain open through Monday, June 1.
The 26.2-mile race is more than 85 percent to its field capacity of 9,500 participants. Registration for the nation’s 13th largest marathon opened Jan. 15. Runners can sign up for the annual Two Harbors to Duluth race by visiting www.GrandmasMarathon.com. The 2009 entry fee is $85.
Last year’s champions, Lamech Mokono and Mary Akor, are both expected to return to defend their titles.
Grandma's Marathon weekend also features the 19th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the 16th annual William A. Irvin 5K. The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 20 and the William A. Irvin 5K is at 6 p.m. Friday, June 19. Registration for those two events is closed.
In all, more than 16,000 runners and 50,000 race fans from around the world will participate in the 33rd annual Grandma's Marathon weekend, which is presented by Target, Toyota and Wells Fargo Bank Duluth.
For more information on any of Grandma's Marathon’s races or events, visit www.GrandmasMarathon.com or call (218) 727-0947.