FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Scott Keenan, executive director
Laura Wright, public relations director
Phone: (218) 727-0947
Send In Your Entry Form Requests for the
2005 Grandma's Marathon Weekend Races Today!
Duluth, Minn.: The first step to getting registered for the 29th annual
Grandma's Marathon, the 15th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the
12th annual William A. Irvin 5K is to request an entry form. Those
interested in any of these 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 the third week 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, when
The 2005 Grandma's Marathon weekend begins on Thursday, June 16 with the
SMDC Health and Fitness Expo and continues on Friday, June 17 with the
Michelina's All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner, Whipper Snapper Races for
Kids, guest speaking presentations, live musical entertainment and the
William A. Irvin 5K (6:00 p.m.).
The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and Grandma's Marathon are on Saturday,
June 18, 2005 beginning at 6:30 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. respectively. In all,
over 16,000 runners and 30,000 race fans from across the globe are expected
to participate in Grandma's Marathon Weekend.
For more information on the 2005 Grandma's Marathon festivities, visit the
web site www.grandmasmarathon.com or call (218) 727-0947.
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