(NNCNOW.com) --- Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minn. and the Whistlestop Marathon in Ashland, Wis. are two of 25 marathons to join the new Great Lakes Marathon Series, it was announced on Friday afternoon.
The new series, created in coordination with the Alliance for the Great Lakes, is a collaboration aimed at raising funds and awareness of conservation and restoration efforts.
Participants will receive awards at various benchmarks throughout the 25-race series and a grand prize upon completion of all marathons, regardless of the time needed to complete the series.
To register for the series or view all 25 races involved, visit the official
Great Lakes Marathon Series website.