Registration for the Sunday, September 9, Grandma’s Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth is now open.
The race has the added lure of gaining a spot in next year’s Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, as 250 finishers will be randomly selected to receive guaranteed entries into the 2013 half marathon on June 22.
Registration for all divisions is conducted online at www.GrandmasMarathon.com. The pre-registration entry fee is $20 and late registration (September 8 and 9) is $25.
All those who register by Friday, August 17 will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win two complimentary entries into the 2013 half marathon.
The race begins one block east of Fitger’s on Superior Street and finishes near the Holiday Center.
The event includes a number of race divisions:
8:50 a.m. - Wheelchair Mile
9:00 a.m. - Verizon Wireless Kids Mile (Ages 8 to 14 - FREE)
9:20 a.m. - All City Mile (Recreational)
10:00 a.m. - Duluth Mile (Semi-Elite)
10:20 a.m. - Minnesota Mile (Elite - $15,000 Prize Purse)