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Grandma's Marathon

June 10, 2016
Wally and Ellen Johnson fill their pickup truck with clothes discarded by runners at the start of Grandma's Marathon each year. In recent years, their grandchildren have made the trip from St. Paul to help gather the clothes. (Photo courtesy of Grandma's Marathon)
Two Harbors couple wins Grandma's volunteer award
June 10, 2016 - 4:00am
April 29, 2016
Lauri Hohman of Silver Bay competed in the Boston Marathon April 18 after qualifying for the race in last year's Grandma's Marathon. (Photo courtesy of Lauri Hohman)
Running for a cause led Silver Bay resident to Boston Marathon
April 29, 2016 - 4:00am
June 26, 2015
Over 100 locals participate in Grandma's Marathon
June 26, 2015 - 2:02pm
June 19, 2015
 Shown is Michelle Fisher's favorite photograph with her father Laurance Bolen. (Photo courtesy of Michelle Fisher)
Daughter runs half marathon for father
June 19, 2015 - 1:06am
June 20, 2014
Grandma’s Marathon volunteers Paul Iverson and Greg Helgeson place brightly colored lettering at the race’s starting line. The marathon, in its 37th year, starts just south of Two Harbors on Scenic Highway 61. Photo by LaReesa Sandretsky.
It all starts here: Preparing for Grandma’s
June 20, 2014 - 2:36pm
Grandma's Marathon spectator tips
June 20, 2014 - 2:36pm
June 23, 2011
Erik Furo, 38, finished the marathon in 4:33:30. His daughter, thirteen-year-old Erika Furo, finished the race one second before her father at 4:33:29. Erik had expected that the two would have a time of about five and a half hours for Saturday's marathon, with a goal of finishing under six hours with no injuries.
Knife River Father, daughter team beat marathon expectations
June 23, 2011 - 8:00am
Two Harbors area Grandma's Marathon results
June 23, 2011 - 8:00am
Elite runners Charles Munyeki, Patrick Kiptum, and Samuel Kosgei stayed with Ellen and Bob Anderson of Two Harbors during Grandma's Marathon weekend.
Two Harbors couple welcomes runners into their home
June 23, 2011 - 8:00am
June 16, 2011
In 2002, it was the Iron Four as Jim Nowak, Joe Johnson, Rick Jackson, and John Naslund had run each Grandma's Marathon since the first in 1977. Jackson has since missed out, leaving an Iron Three. Naslund, a Two Harbors native who lives in Bloomington, has also run in each of the first 29 Twin Cities Marathon runs. Photo from Forum Newspapers.
Two Harbors native remains one of Iron 3
June 16, 2011 - 8:25am
Erik Furo, the youngest person to ever run Grandma's Marathon, will be running the race this year with his 13-year-old daughter Erika.
Knife River father, daughter to run marathon together
June 16, 2011 - 8:00am
Elite runners stay with Two Harbors couple
June 16, 2011 - 8:00am
Photo submitted by Grover Melander.
Two Harbors man wraps up marathon streak
June 16, 2011 - 8:00am
Two Harbors woman runs marathon for good cause
June 16, 2011 - 8:00am
As runners pick up their stride outside of Knife River, they will be greeted with a sweeping S-curve in Scenic Highway 61 that falls under the new railroad bridge there.
Crews put finishing touches on marathon course
June 16, 2011 - 8:00am
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