FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Registration Starts Monday
(Duluth, Minn.) Registration for June's Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon
begins Monday, Feb. 14. The race entry process is conducted through a
lottery in which 5,700 participants will be randomly selected.
Beginning Feb. 14 and continuing through Feb. 25, 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 during the week
of Feb. 28. Runners not selected will receive an e-mail notifying them that
their entry was not among those chosen.
The entry fee for the 2011 race is $75, plus a processing charge. Only
those 5,700 runners selected through the lottery will have their credit
The 21st annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is Saturday, June 18, at 6:30
a.m., and is run on the second half of the Grandma's Marathon course.
Grandma's Marathon Update
The field for the 35th annual running of Grandma's Marathon is more than
half full as 5,000 marathoners have signed up for the June 18 race.
Registration will be limited to the first 10,000 runners. The entry fee for
the 35th anniversary race is $90 until April 1 when it increases to $100.
For more information on any of Grandma's Marathon's races or events, visit
GrandmasMarathon.com or call (218) 727-0947.
2011 Grandma's Marathon Online Registration Schedule
Grandma's Marathon (Limited to first 10,000 entrants)
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon (5,700 entrants selected via lottery)
Lottery registration open Feb. 14 – 25
William A. Irvin 5K (Limited to first 1,700 entrants)
Registration opens Thursday, March 17