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June 18, 2016
Elisha Barno of Kenya win the 2016 Grandma's Marathon. (Clint Austin / button
A smile a mile for Barno: Kenyan high-fives spectators en route to claiming repeat victory
June 18, 2016 - 4:35pm
The Grandmas Marathon elite pack passes the crowd near the Lester River bridge on London Road. From left: Elisha Barno, Weldon Kirui, Jacob Chemtai and Kimutai Cheruiyot. Bob King /
PHOTOS: 2016 Grandma's Marathon and Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon
June 18, 2016 - 4:28pm
Laren, 6, Ashley, 11, and Tyler Sendzik, 10, of Zimmerman, Minn., greet Grandma’s Marathon runners near McQuade Road on Saturday. Their father, Jason, was competing in his eighth Grandma’s on Saturday. Steve Kuchera /
Runners, fans find camaraderie at Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon
June 18, 2016 - 2:48pm
Macdonard Ondara crosses the finish line to win the men's 2016 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon. (Clint Austin / button
Kenyan Ondara captures men’s half marathon; Ethiopia’s Yeshanbel is women’s winner
June 18, 2016 - 12:57pm
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2016 Grandma's Marathon recap
June 18, 2016 - 11:24am
June 17, 2016
Blake Anderson of Sartell, Minn., approaches the finish of the William A. Irvin 5K in Canal Park on Friday night in a winning time of 16:09. Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.complay button
CHANGE of COURSE: Anderson, Crouch first winners as William A. Irvin 5K debuts new route
June 17, 2016 - 11:52pm
Half-marathon entrants beating cancer to the finish line
June 17, 2016 - 11:50pm
Five and 6-year-old girls run in the Whipper Snapper Races for Kids at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth Friday afternoon. (Clint Austin / button
Photos, video: Whipper Snapper Races for Kids
June 17, 2016 - 7:59pm
Dick Beardsley sits on the deck of his home on Lake Boulevard Northeast on June 9 in Bemidji. Jillian Gandsey for the News Tribune
Dick Beardsley saga forever intertwined in Grandma's Marathon lore
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
Grandma’s Marathon race director Scott Keenan hands a cup of water to eventual winner Garry Bjorklund during the inaugural running of the race in 1977. News Tribune file photo
40 years of history and counting: Grandma’s Marathon has had plenty of notable moments during its long run
June 17, 2016 - 12:00am
June 16, 2016
Grandma's Marathon weekend race schedule
June 16, 2016 - 11:04pm
Barno to make run at repeat for men at Grandma's Marathon
June 16, 2016 - 10:49pm
Esther Atkins (formerly Esther Erb) of Blowing Rock, N.C., celebrates after winning the 2014 Twin Cities Marathon in St. Paul. (Holly Peterson / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Atkins hopes to make sweet music in women's field at Grandma's Marathon
June 16, 2016 - 10:46pm
Marcellus Coleman of Duluth runs the trails near Northwood Children's Services in Duluth Tuesday. Possibly the youngest Gary Bjorkland half marathon runner ever, Coleman is a ward of the state, residing at Northwood Children's Services. He'll be turning 12 on Friday, the day before the marathon. Part of his treatment at Northwood has included running. (Clint Austin /
As runner waits to find an adoptive home, he’ll be youngest in half-marathon field
June 16, 2016 - 7:11pm
June 15, 2016
Friends Michele Johnson (from left), Jennifer Talarico, Stephanie Wollack and Jamie Alexander will all celebrate their 40th birthdays within days of Grandma’s Marathon. Johnson is turning 40 on the date of the marathon. They’ve all stepped up their training to run the full marathon because it’s the 40th race in the year of their 40th birthdays. Bob King /
Forward for the 40th: Four Duluth women tackle milestone marathon before milestone birthday
June 15, 2016 - 11:31pm