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Posted: February 7, 2013  

Athletics: Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon 2013 Registration Opens Monday

(Duluth, Minn.) Registration for June's Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon begins Monday, Feb. 11. The race entry process is conducted through a lottery in which 6,300 participants will be randomly selected.

Beginning Monday and continuing through Feb. 22, registration will be available at GrandmasMarathon.com for all half-marathon hopefuls. Lottery entrants can submit their registration anytime during the 12-day online registration period. Participants will be randomly selected and their acceptance into the race will be confirmed via email during the week of Feb. 25. Runners not selected will receive an email notifying them that their entry was not among those chosen.

The entry fee for the 2013 race is $80, and only those 6,300 runners selected through the lottery will have their credit cards charged.

The 23rd annual Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon is Saturday, June 22, at 6:45 a.m., and is run on the second half of the Grandma's Marathon course.

Grandma's Marathon Update

Nearly 4,200 runners have registered for Grandma's Marathon, also June 22. The entry fee for the event's 37th running is $95 until April 1 when it increases to $110.

For more information on any of Grandma's Marathon's races or events, visit GrandmasMarathon.com or call (218) 727-0947.

2013 Grandma's Marathon Online Registration Schedule

Grandma's Marathon (Limited to first 10,000 entrants) 
Registration Now Open 

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon (6,300 entrants selected via lottery) 
Lottery registration open from Feb. 11-22, 2013 

William A. Irvin 5K (Limited to first 1,900 entrants) 
Registration opens Thursday, March 14, 2013

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