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Posted: September 1, 2009  : Add to Mixx! Subscribe to stories like this

Athletics: Early Registration Closes September 7

One Week Remains to Receive Discounted Entry Fee for Grandma's Marathon 2010

(Duluth, Minn.) Runners have until Labor Day to take advantage of the early registration period for the 34th running of Grandma's Marathon.

The early registration option runs until Monday, Sept. 7 and includes a $10 discount off of the $85 entry fee. Early registration began July 13.

In addition to receiving a $10 discount and securing a spot in the 34th annual Grandma's Marathon, scheduled for June 19, 2010, each runner who signs up during early registration will receive a package of coupons and discounts from area hotels and attractions.

After September 7, registration for the marathon will close and reopen on Thursday, January 14, 2010. At this time, the entry fee will increase to $85 until the race reaches its 9,500-runner capacity.

Registration procedures for the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the William A. Irvin 5K remain the same as in past years. The half marathon lottery sign-up period is set for February 17 thru March 1 and William A. Irvin 5K registration opens March 17. Registration for these races will also be conducted at

For more information, contact Grandma's Marathon at (218) 727-0947 or

2010 Grandma's Marathon Weekend Registration Schedule

Grandma's Marathon (Limited to 9,500 entrants)
Early registration closes September 7

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon (5,000 entrants selected via lottery)
Lottery Registration open from February 17 to March 1

William A. Irvin 5K (Limited to 1,500 entrants)
Registration opens March 17

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