Registration for the 20th annual William A. Irvin 5K opens at 12:01 a.m. (CDT) on Thursday, March 14.
The field limit for the 2013 race is 1,900 — the same as last year when capacity was reached on April 30. To register, runners should visit www.GrandmasMarathon.com beginning Thursday. The entry fee of $30 remains unchanged from a year ago.
The 3.1-mile run begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 21, near the permanently docked William A. Irvin ore boat on Duluth’s waterfront and is the kickoff for running events during Grandma’s Marathon weekend. Registration remains open for the 37th annual Grandma’s Marathon set for Saturday, June 22, while the entry process for the 23rd annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is closed.
Runners and race fans from around the world will participate in the 37th annual Grandma’s Marathon weekend, which is presented by Toyota and Wells Fargo. Also part of race weekend for the second straight year is the USA Half Marathon Championships, featuring an $82,000 purse for the top half marathoners in the country.
2013 Grandma’s Marathon Online Registration Schedule
Grandma’s Marathon (Limited to 10,000 entrants)
Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon (6,500 entrants selected via lottery)
Registration is CLOSED
William A. Irvin 5K (Limited to first 1,900 entrants)
Registration opens Thursday, March 14 at 12:01 a.m. CDT