FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Scott Keenan
or Laura Wright
Public Relations Director
Phone: (218) 727-0947
Send Your Entry Form Requests for the
2004 Grandma's Marathon Weekend Races in Today!
Registration for Grandma's Marathon starts at the end of January
Duluth, Minn.: The first step to getting registered for the 28th annual
Grandma's Marathon, the 14th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the
11th annual William A. Irvin 5K is to request an entry form. Those
interested in any of the above races should send a self-addressed, stamped,
#10 business size envelope and a note specifying which race they wish to
receive an entry form for, to:
P.O. Box 16234
Duluth, MN 55816
Entry forms for Grandma's Marathon will be mailed at the end of January,
for the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon at the end of February, and for the
William A. Irvin 5K in mid-March. Specific mailing dates will be posted on
the Grandma's Marathon web site, www.grandmasmarathon.com, as the time gets
The 2004 Grandma's Marathon weekend begins on Thursday, June 17 with the
SMDC Health and Fitness Expo and continues on Friday, June 18 with the
Michelina's All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner, Whipper Snapper Races for
Kids, guest speaking presentations and the William A. Irvin 5K (6:00 p.m.).
The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and Grandma's Marathon are on Saturday,
June 19, 2004 at 6:45 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. respectively. In addition, the
Staff and Board of Grandma's Marathon are pleased to host the 2004 USA
Women’s Half Marathon Championship on June 19. The race starts at 6:15 a.m.
and will be run on the same course as the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon.
For more information on the 2004 Grandma's Marathon weekend visit the web
site www.grandmasmarathon.com or call (218) 727-0947.
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