As thousands of runners are preparing for Grandmas Marathon this year, a press release was sent out regarding the 2018 half marathon race.

Entries for the 2018 Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon will be taken online on a first come first serve basis, until the registration reaches 7,500 participants beginning October 1st 2017 at 5pm CDT. In previous years registration was done via a lottery where participants were randomly selected.

The 28th Annual Gary Bjorklund Half Marathon will be held Saturday June 16th 2018 at 6:15 am. Online registration will be available at For more information, contact Grandma’s Marathon at 218-727-0947 or e-mail: