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Our 2022 Races

Join one of the NorthShore's

biggest race events

 

Skating Races

 

Our skating races are unlike any other and have been named one of the best races in the world by countless publications. Join us and over 2000 skaters as we skate along the beautiful shores of Lake Superior. Started in 1995 the NorthShore full marathon is one of the longest-running marathons of its kind with past competitors including Olympians, NHL players, and the founder of Rollerblade himself. 

 
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NorthShore
Full Marathon

Our signature event 26 years in the making. Enjoy 26.2 miles point-to-point from the north shore community of Two Harbors to downtown Duluth, Minnesota along the scenic and powerful Lake Superior.

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NorthShore
Half Marathon

Go 13.1 miles from the Marathon half-way point. Enjoy super scenic views of Lake Superior’s North Shore, skate through Duluth’s Lakeside neighborhood, onto the I-35 freeway to the finish in Downtown Duluth.

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NorthShore
Tunnels 10K

This family-friendly event is a non-competitive fun skate for anyone looking for less than the challenge of a half marathon. Nearly 100% on the I-35 freeway, travel through six tunnels in this unique skating experience!

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Combined
39.3 Mile

Do you have what it takes to skate 39.3 miles in one morning? For the Combined 39.3 Mile, race the half marathon, hop on the bus, race the full marathon, and compete for the fastest combined time.

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Virtual
NorthShore

Our signature event. Enjoy 26.2 miles from the comfort of your hometown. This is the second annual Virtual NorthShore and we are more than excited to see people from across the world compete in our race. 

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Other Events

Get ready for our races with our other races and events that are scattered across the summer including our Skate and Sips and Challenge Series. For more information make sure to click the other events section.

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St. Lukes Wheels Off
Half Marathon

Run along the scenic North Shore of Lake Superior, 13.1 mi point to point. Enjoy the same course as the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon but take the interstate (I-35) for the last 4 miles of the course. During the St. Luke’s Wheels-Off, Half Marathon runners will go through the I-35 tunnels, completely unique to our course. Finish alongside the famous William Irvin as fans cheer you on.

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Tunnel
10K Run

Do not miss the chance to run on a Minnesota Interstate Highway through 6 tunnels and with live music. While most of the time if you are running or walking on an interstate, you are carrying an empty gas can! A closed course allows you to run on one of the most sought-after routes in Minnesota. Continue to the finish line alongside the famous William A. Irvin, a retired lake freighter. Join today!

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Virtual
NorthShore Run

Take the fun of running anywhere you go with our newest addition to our run races. The Virtual NorthShore allows you the ability to roller run your race on your own time, not having to worry about waking up early, having bad running weather, or the route in which you want to take. Join hundreds of virtual racers as they compete around the country and get your shirt, medal, and bib sent right to your door.

Running Races

Run through the tunnels on the scenic Northshore with these unique races. Our races are perfect for the beginner to intermediate runner and offers the same beautiful views that the iconic Grandma's marathon offers without the crowds and chaos. Our races have been called "the best-hidden secret for Minnesota runners" by competitive runners. Run by yourself or join a team with these fantastic events happening September 18th

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Rollerski Races

 

Join one of the largest rollerski races of its kind. Grab your poles and skis and take part in a beautiful race along the NorthShore. Compete against some of the top skiers in the area, or grab some buddies and ski with friends. Our races are perfect for all ranges of abilities. Ski the beautiful scenic route on the Northshore during the best time of the year.

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42k
Rollerski

Our 42-kilometer option is the classic “ski marathon.” Starting in Two Harbors, Minnesota, this race takes you along the beautiful Scenic Highway. As you get closer to Duluth, the landscape changes, and the fans on the side of the road become more plentiful. Ski the famous I-35 tunnels, From there, finish with an outstanding view of the Aerial Lift Bridge. Join the nation's premier rollerski race. 

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21K
Rollerski

 This race is best suited for younger rollerskiers, more recreational rollerskiers, or skiers who are not quite ready for a full marathon yet. This race starts at the halfway mark of the 42k option, but still has the same charm. Racers still get to ski on the famous Scenic Highway and I-35 tunnels. The finish line is the same as the 42k, with amazing views of the Aerial Lift Bridge that Duluth is so famous for. 

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Virtual
NorthShore

Bring the fun of competitive roller skiing anywhere you go with our newest addition to our skiing races. The Virtual NorthShore allows you the ability to roller ski our race on your own time, not having to worry about waking up early, or the route in which you want to take. Join hundreds of virtual racers as they compete around the country and get your shirt, medal, and bib sent right to your door.

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2021 Pricing Guide

Run Pricing