Contact: Scott Keenan
public relations director
REGISTRATION FOR THE 2003 GRANDMA’S MARATHON IS CLOSED
Duluth, MN: Registration for the 27th annual Grandma’s Marathon on Saturday,
June 21, 2003 is officially closed. The race reached the field limit of
9,000 in just 12 days; the 2002 race closed in 13 days. Entry forms for
Grandma's Marathon were first available on Thursday, January 23, 2003.
Confirmation cards will be sent to registered participants within four to
six weeks. The quickest way to verify the acceptance of an entry is to see
if the check written for the entry fee cleared the bank. Checks for entries
that were not accepted will be returned to the applicant.
The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the William A. Irvin 5K offer
additional racing opportunities for runners during Grandma’s Marathon
weekend. In all, more than 15,000 people from across the globe are expected
to participate in the three races.
Applications for the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon will be mailed during the
fourth week in February to those who have requested one. Forms for the
William A. Irvin 5K will be available in mid-March. Those interested in
receiving an entry form for either race, should send a note of request and a
self-addressed, stamped, #10 business size envelope to Grandma’s Marathon –
P.O. Box 16234 – Duluth, MN 55816.
For more information on the 2003 Grandma's Marathon weekend please visit the
web site www.grandmasmarathon.com or call (218) 727-0947.