Grandma’s Marathon announced its 2009 Ron Daws Ambassador Award and Award of Excellence recipients.
Jim Kirkham is this year’s Ron Daws Ambassador Award winner. Kirkham, of Minneapolis, is a longtime participant in Grandma’s Marathon’s and a dedicated supporter of the organization’s races and events.
Sue Bussa is the 2009 recipient of the Award of Excellence, given annually to an individual for his or her dedication, commitment and service to Grandma’s Marathon. Bussa of Duluth has been the race’s medical tent coordinator for nearly 30 years.
The 2009 Volunteer of the Year Award will be announced at the race’s volunteer appreciation event on June 28.