June 8, 2011
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2011 Grandma's Marathon Weekend Registration Update
The entry numbers for the 2011 Grandma's Marathon weekend races are official.
Grandma's Marathon has 8,319 registrants signed up for the race's 35th anniversary. The 2011 total is nearly 1,000 more than a year ago when 7,387 registered. The nation's 17th largest marathon is Saturday, June 18 at 7:30 a.m.
The weekend's other two races, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and the William A. Irvin 5K, both have a record number of entrants. The half marathon has 7,223 registered and the 5K has 1,770. In all, 17,312 are signed up to participate in the three-race weekend.
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