Grandma’s Marathon

Canal Park
Duluth, MN 55802

Running > Marathon

Event Description

Run Superior. Run the North Shore. 

Since our initial race in 1977, Grandma’s Marathon has grown bigger than just a 26.2 mile race along the scenic North Shore of Minnesota.

It’s a moment where runners of all calibers come together to celebrate the vigor of the human spirit. Where the word “impossible” ceases to exist; a day where 9,000 people are your best running buddy.

Tie up your laces for the 44th year of memories, miles and human might.

2020 Grandma’s Marathon

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2020
Start Time: 7:45 a.m.; wheeler start at 7:40 a.m.
Location: Two Harbors to Duluth, Minnesota
Race Capacity: 9,000 registrants
Swag: All finishers will receive a tech finisher shirt and a medal.

Grandma’s Marathon starting line

The race starts at 7:45 a.m. just outside of Two Harbors, Minnesota. The wheelchair participants will start at 7:40 a.m. Runners will not be allowed to start early. There will be no facilities at the start for dressing.

All other runners should line up according to their projected finishing times. Walkers and slower runners must start in the back rows.

Gear bags

You will receive a goodie bag at race packet pickup. This is your gear bag. A label is provided in your race packet. Please place the label on the bottom right hand corner of the bag. Your gear bag can be dropped off in one of the trucks near the starting gate.

The bags will be brought to the finish line where they will be arranged in the front parking lot of Grandma’s Restaurant in lanes according to your race number. Volunteers will be on duty to assist you in locating your bag.

Please do not leave valuables in your bag and make sure it is closed and tied. Race officials are not responsible for any lost items.

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