FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon 2013 Registration Opens Monday
(Duluth, Minn.) Registration for June's Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon
begins Monday, Feb. 11. The race entry process is conducted through a
lottery in which 6,300 participants will be randomly selected.
Beginning Monday and continuing through Feb. 22, registration will be
available at www.GrandmasMarathon.com for all half-marathon hopefuls.
Lottery entrants can submit their registration anytime during the 12-day
online registration period. Participants will be randomly selected and
their acceptance into the race will be confirmed via email during the week
of Feb. 25. Runners not selected will receive an email notifying them that
their entry was not among those chosen.
The entry fee for the 2013 race is $80, and only those 6,300 runners
selected through the lottery will have their credit cards charged.
The 23rd annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is Saturday, June 22, at 6:45
a.m., and is run on the second half of the Grandma's Marathon course.
Grandma's Marathon Update
Nearly 4,200 runners have registered for Grandma's Marathon, also June 22.
The entry fee for the event's 37th running is $95 until April 1 when it
increases to $110.
For more information on any of Grandma's Marathon's races or events, visit
www.GrandmasMarathon.com or call (218) 727-0947.
2013 Grandma's Marathon Online Registration Schedule
Grandma's Marathon (Limited to first 10,000 entrants)
Registration Now Open
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon (6,300 entrants selected via lottery)
Lottery registration open from Feb. 11-22, 2013
William A. Irvin 5K (Limited to first 1,900 entrants)
Registration opens Thursday, March 14, 2013