FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Scott Keenan
Public Relations Director
Cell: (218) 348-0555
Phone: (218) 727-0947
Registration Is Now Open For Grandma's Marathon!
Duluth, Minn.: Registration for the 31st running of Grandma's Marathon is
officially open. This year's annual 26.2-mile race is on Saturday, June 16
at 7:30 a.m.
Entry forms are being mailed today to individuals who requested them and to
those who were registered for Grandma's Marathon in 2005 or 2006. Beginning
January 22, a printable version of the 2007 entry form will be available to
download by visiting www.grandmasmarathon.com.
Grandma's Marathon, the 12th largest marathon in the nation, has reached
its field capacity for 12 straight years. The 2007 field is limited to
9,500 participants. "The best advice we can give to anyone interested in
running Grandma's Marathon is to register quickly," says Scott Keenan,
executive director of Grandma's Marathon.
For those who prefer to run shorter distances, Grandma's Marathon weekend
also features the 17th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the 14th
annual William A. Irvin 5K. Registration for these races will begin in
late-February and mid-March, respectively. To obtain entry forms for either
of these races, send a note of request and a self-addressed, stamped, #10
business-size envelope to: Grandma's Marathon, P.O. Box 16234, Duluth, MN
The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is on Saturday, June 16 at 6:30 a.m. and
the William A. Irvin 5K is on Friday, June 15 at 6:00 p.m. In all, over
17,000 runners and 50,000 race fans from around the world are expected to
participate in Grandma's Marathon weekend.
For more information on any of Grandma's Marathon's races or events, visit
www.grandmasmarathon.com or call (218) 727-0947.