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Grandma's Marathon 2012 Registration Opens Friday

Entry Fees Unchanged - (Duluth, Minn.)Registration for the 36th annual Grandma's Marathon opens Friday, July 1 at 12:01 a.m. (CDT).The first 10,000 to register will be accepted into the Two Harbors-to-Duluth race, currently the 17th largest marathon in the U.S. Visit to register for the event’s 36th running, which is set for Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 7:30 a.m.

The registration pricing structure for 2012 is identical to that used this year, with no increase in fees for any of the weekend’s three races. The initial marathon entry fee of $80 will remain through September 30. On October 1, the fee will increase to $85 (see complete fee structure below).

2012 Grandma’s Marathon Entry Fee Structure

$80 - July 1, 2011 to September 30, 2011

$85 - October 1, 2011 to January 31, 2012

$90 - February 1, 2012 to March 31, 2012

$100 - April 1, 2012 to May 31, 2012

The 36th Grandma's Marathon weekend will also feature the 22nd annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the 19th annual William A. Irvin 5K. Registration for those two events begins next February and March, respectively. The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon will take place on Saturday, June 16 and the William A. Irvin 5K on Friday, June 15.

For more information on any of Grandma's Marathon’s races or events, visit

2012 Grandma’s Marathon Online Registration Schedule

Grandma's Marathon(Limited to the first 10,000 entrants)

Registration Opens July 1

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Lottery Registration Open Feb. 13-24, 2012

William A. Irvin 5K

Registration Opens Thursday, March 15, 2012