Grandma’s Marathon 2019

Duluth police: no major incidents over race weekend

Duluth police say Grandma's Marathon weekend went smoothly in Canal Park, thanks to increased patrols.

Spectators give Grandma’s Marathon athletes motivation to finish

DULUTH, MN — Grandma’s Marathon attracts thousands every year. Not just the athletes from all around the world, but the spectators who cheer from start to finish along the North Shore.

Man attempts 43rd consecutive Grandma’s marathon

Jim Nowak has run every Grandma's Marathon since it started in 1977.

Hoyt Lakes woman receives award for being first female Grandma’s Marathon winner

An Iron Range native received a special honor Friday for being the very first female Grandma's Marathon champion.

Whipper Snapper race kicks off Grandma’s Marathon weekend races

It's not all elite athletes competing this weekend - kids from the area were able to participate in the annual Whipper Snapper race at Bayfront Park Friday afternoon. 

Teen hopes to raise money for United Healthcare Children’s Foundation ahead of Grandma’s Marathon

A southern-Minnesota teen is hoping to raise money this weekend for the United Healthcare Children's Foundation.

Duluth Police, Fire crews to increase bike patrol during marathon weekend festivities

Extra bike patrols will be in the Canal Park area this weekend as police and fire crews hope to increase response time in the thick crowds.

Grandma’s officials discuss weather protocol, medical experts weigh in

DULUTH, MN — Runners are bracing for some unfriendly weather conditions for Grandma’s Marathon. Saturday’s forecast is calling for some potential storms, but race officials remain confident runners will still be

Spectators able to track Grandma’s runners through app

There's an app for everything, including tracking runners competing in Grandma's Marathon.

MnDOT: I-35 drivers may see additional delays ahead of Grandma’s weekend

MnDOT says traffic backups and delays will be likely, as the volume of traffic will increase ahead of Grandma's Marathon due to the thousands which gather in the city to

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