The 37th Annual Grandma's Marathon is in the books, and we had a fantastic weekend!  The weather could have been better, but at least it wasn't scorching hot.  Congratulations to the runners, and a huge thank you to all the volunteers.  If watching the marathon motivated you--good news!  Registration for the 38th Annual Grandma's Marathon opens on Monday, July 1st!

Visit to register for the annual Two Harbors-to-Duluth race – currently the 14th largest marathon in the U.S. – which is set for Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.

The 2014 marathon registration pricing structure is identical to that used this year and opens with an initial entry fee of $85, which will remain through September 30. On October 1, the fee will increase to $90.

2014 Grandma’s Marathon Entry Fee Structure

$85 - July 1, 2013 to September 30, 2013

$90 - October 1, 2013 to January 31, 2014

$95 - February 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014

$110 - April 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014

The 2014 Grandma's Marathon weekend also will feature the 24th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the 21st 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 21 and the William A. Irvin 5K on Friday, June 20.

The 2013 Grandma’s Marathon had 7,338 entrants. For more information on any of Grandma's Marathon’s races or events, visit

2014 Grandma’s Marathon Online Registration Schedule:

  • Grandma's Marathon--Registration Opens July 1, 2013
  • Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon--Lottery Registration Open Feb. 10-21, 2014
  • William A. Irvin 5K--Registration Opens March 13, 2014