Wednesday Night at the Races begins today

The Young Athletes Foundation and Grandma’s Marathon invite children 14-and-under to lace up their shoes and take part in the 2012 Wednesday Night at the Races. The free race series begins todayat Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park and [...]

Moore, Koski win Park Point 5-Miler

Joe Moore won Friday’s 41st annual running of the Park Point 5-Miler with a time of 25 minutes and 5 seconds. Moore, 28, of Minneapolis, also placed 12th at the 2012 Half Marathon Championships held in Duluth last month. In the female [...]

Park Point 5-Miler on Friday

The 41st running of the Park Point 5-Miler, northern Minnesota’s oldest road race, is set for Friday. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with youth races for children 14-and-under, followed by a two-mile walk at 6:15 p.m., and the five-mile featured [...]

Goucher, Abdirahman win USA Half Marathon Championships

Kara Goucher’s first time racing in her hometown as a professional turned into a victory party as the former Duluth resident won the women’s race at today’s 2012 USA Half Marathon Championships. Goucher, 33, ran the fastest ever women’s [...]

William A. Irvin 5K Results

Grandma’s Marathon weekend kicked off Friday night with the William A. Irvin 5K — the first of numerous races scheduled for the 36th annual event. Sean Kutz, 22, won the 3.1-mile race in a time of 15 minutes and 54 seconds. Kutz, of [...]

Whipper Snapper Races for Kids on Friday at Bayfront

There’s no better way to get the 36th annual Grandma’s Marathon weekend started than with the Whipper Snapper Races for Kids. About 1,000 kids ages 14 and under will kick off the weekend festivities Friday, June 15 in Duluth’s Bayfront [...]

Dick Beardsley to speak at Grandma’s Marathon

Athletes and running enthusiasts will have an opportunity to hear running tips and stories during Grandma’s Marathon weekend. In conjunction with Austin-Jarrow, Grandma’s Marathon’s offers a series of guest speaking presentations on Friday, [...]

Olympians highlight USA Half Marathon Championships field

A pair of Olympians bound for the 2012 Summer Games in London head the list of athletes set to race in Saturday’s USA Half Marathon Championships. Kara Goucher and Abdi Abdirahman will among those competing for national titles and a share [...]

Grandma’s Marathon 2012 award recipients announced

Grandma’s Marathon has announced the recipients of its annual Ron Daws Ambassador Award and Award of Excellence, as well as its 2012 Hall of Fame class. Jon Anderson is this year’s Ron Daws Ambassador Award winner. Anderson is the race director [...]