Grandma's Marathon preparations underway in Duluth

By KBJR News 1

June 17, 2014 Updated Jun 17, 2014 at 7:23 PM CDT

Duluth , MN (NNCNOW.com)--- The 38th Annual Grandma's Marathon is just four days away and preparations are under way for the big event

The big tents just went up Monday signifying the start of Grandma's Marathon festivities.

Grandma's has become the 14th biggest marathon in the country and serves as a qualifying race for the Boston Marathon.

Runners from 50 states and 44 countries are already starting to make their way to Duluth.

Bob Gustafson, Public Relations Director for Grandma's Marathon joined us to talk about this year's marathon and the preparations.

There are new start times for this year's races.

The half marathon will kick off at 6:15

and the full will start at 7: 45

Written and posted to the web by Raeanna Marnati