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Who won the first running of Grandma's Marathon?

On June 25, 1977, a road race transformed Duluth with the first running of Grandma's Marathon. Who was the first person across the finish line from Two Harbors to Canal Park? Was it: A) Dick Beardsley B) Doug Kurtis C) Garry Bjorklund For the answer, click on the headline above.
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C) On June 25, 1977, native Minnesotan Garry Bjorklund (right) won the first running of Grandma's Marathon in 2:21:54. At the time, the race had just 150 runners and one major sponsor -- Grandma's restaurant in Duluth's Canal Park. Grandma's Marathon weekend now draws more than 17,000 participants for its three-race event each June.

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