FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Registration Starts Wednesday
(Duluth, Minn.) Registration for June's Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon
begins Wednesday, Feb. 17. The race entry process is conducted through a
lottery in which 5,000 participants will be randomly selected.
Beginning Feb. 17 and continuing through 8 a.m. March 1, registration will
be available at GrandmasMarathon.com for all half-marathon
hopefuls. Lottery participants can submit their registration any time
during the 12-day online registration period. Participants will be randomly
selected and their acceptance into the race will be confirmed via e-mail no
later than March 4. Runners not selected will receive an e-mail notifying
them that their entry was not among those chosen.
The entry fee for the 2010 race is $75, plus a processing charge. Only
those 5,000 runners selected through the lottery will have their credit
cards charged. The 20th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is Saturday,
June 19, at 6:30 a.m., and is run on the second half of the Grandma's
Grandma's Marathon Update
The field for the 34th annual running Grandma's Marathon is more than half
full as 5,000 marathoners have signed up for the June 19 race. Registration
will be limited to the first 9,500 runners.
For more information on any of Grandma's Marathon's races or events, visit
GrandmasMarathon.com or call (218) 727-0947.
2010 Grandma's Marathon Online Registration Schedule
Grandma's Marathon (Limited to first 9,500 entrants)
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon (5,000 entrants selected via lottery)
Lottery registration open Feb. 17 through 8 a.m. March 1
William A. Irvin 5K (Limited to first 1,500 entrants)
Registration opens Wednesday, March 17