Grandma's Marathon officials announced that the field for their 2008 event is nearly three-fourths full. Since Grandma's inaugural on-line registration opened eight days ago, 6,900 runners have signed up for the event’s 32nd annual running.
The marathon field is limited to the first 9,500 participants. Runners looking to secure one of the remaining 2,600 spots should visit http://www.grandmasmarathon.com/
Grandma's Marathon weekend, of course, also features the 18th annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the 15th annual William A. Irvin 5K. Registration for those two events will begin in February and March, respectively. The Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is Saturday, June 21 at 6:30 a.m. and the William A. Irvin 5K is Friday, June 20 at 6 p.m.