Our Community – Our Purpose

What is the mission of the Grand Forks Marathon? Since our start in 2012, our mission has been to support active, healthy lifestyles to enhance the quality of life in the Grand Cities, with a special focus on our area youth. With the help of each individual who signs up...

Inspired Running: Grafton BIO Girls

At the Grand Forks Marathon, we love seeing people come together to support and uplift one another in their pursuit for health and happiness. It’s what our event is all about. It comes as no surprise how enthralled we are by the BIO Girls program and their Grafton, ND location...

Run Hog Wild Inspired! – Jim Diego

Every year we’re excited to see our community enlivened with participants traveling from near and far to be a part of the Grand Forks Marathon weekend. Last year alone we had over 2,140 participants come out and complete over 16,820 miles exploring our city on the course! This 6th year...

Run Hog Wild Inspired! – Levi’s Hope

The 2017 race weekend marks our 6th year! This event presents our grand cities with a wonderful opportunity to annually raise funds for youth athletes and positively impact our community. In 2016 alone, we received over $30,000 in donations to our community and had an estimated economic impact of $212,500....