McGregor is the featured speaker at the event's Gearing Up for Grandma's seminar on Saturday, March 26 in Duluth.
Last year, McGregor captured three USA road championships -- at 10 miles, 15K, and 25K -- and placed second at the USA Women’s Marathon Championship in New York with a personal best 2:31:01.
Other Gearing Up for Grandma’s presenters include: hometown star Eric Hartmark, Grandma's Marathon medical director Ben Nelson, dietitian Heather Pitschka, and footwear experts Jim and Mary Stukel.
William A Irvin 5K to Open ... Registration for the 18th annual William A. Irvin 5K opens at 12:01 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday, March 17.
The field limit for the 2011 race is 1700 — an increase of 200 from last year when the capacity was reached in less than a week. To register, visit GrandmasMarathon.com beginning Thursday. The entry fee is $30.
The race takes place Friday, June 17, near the permanently docked William A. Irvin ore boat on Duluth’s waterfront and is the first of three running events during Grandma's Marathon weekend.
Registration remains open for the 35th annual Grandma’s Marathon set for Saturday, June 18.
The entry process for the 21st annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is closed.