Grandma's Marathon racer tracking system now available for sign up

By KBJR News 1

June 1, 2014 Updated Jun 1, 2014 at 10:49 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Saturday was the last chance for last–minute marathoners to register for Grandma's Marathon.

But a popular feature for this year's race is now available.

For those looking to keep track of their favorite runner this year, Verizon Wireless is offering a tracking system to do just that.

People can log onto the marathon website, enter the name or names of up to four runners, and select how they'd like the tracking information sent to them.

The system utilizes the courses various checkpoints, including the finish line. Sign up for the service lasts until June 20th.

The 26.2 mile race is set for three weeks from now, on June 21st.

To access the tracking system: