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June 22, 2024
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About The Grandma’s Marathon
Grandma’s Marathon, held on June 22, 2024, in Duluth, MN, is a spectacular event that every passionate half marathon runner should mark on their calendar. Renowned for its scenic beauty and remarkable atmosphere, this race promises an exhilarating experience like no other.
The course begins in the beautiful seaside town of Two Harbors, taking runners along the picturesque North Shore of Lake Superior. Participants will be treated to breathtaking views of the glistening lake, rolling hills, and lush forests, creating a captivating backdrop for their 13.1-mile journey.
Duluth itself is a vibrant city with a rich history, perfectly blending natural wonders with urban amenities. Its charming streets are adorned with quaint shops, delightful eateries, and friendly locals, assuring runners a warm welcome. Fun fact: did you know that Duluth is home to the world’s largest freshwater lake by surface area Lake Superior?
As for the weather, participants can expect mild temperatures during this time of year, with an average high of around 70F (21C). This perfect running weather will provide an ideal setting for achieving your personal best while enjoying the glorious surroundings.
And here’s the best part after crossing the finish line in Duluth’s iconic Canal Park, participants will be rewarded with the best-tasting, mouthwatering pastries lovingly baked by local grandmas. These sweet treats are a well-deserved celebration of your achievement, embodying the warmth and spirit of the race.
So lace up those running shoes, immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of Duluth, and embark on a journey filled with camaraderie, breathtaking scenery, and delicious treats. Grandma’s Marathon is the perfect race to make unforgettable memories, one step at a time.