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Saint Fennessy 4K

Registration for the 2023 Saint Fennessy 4K will open on January 1, 2023.

Registration for the 2023 Saint Fennessy 4K is now open.

Online registration for the 2023 Saint Fennessy 4K is now closed. In-person registration is available on Friday and Saturday, March 17-18.

Date
March 18, 2023

Start Time
10:00 a.m.

Location
Hermantown, MN

Capacity
800

Entry Fees
NEW Tier Pricing in 2023!

  • YOUTH $10

    All participants ages 18 & under

  • ADULT $25 | $30 | $35

    January 1-January 15 | January 16-February 28 | March 1-Race Day

Packet Pickup & In-Person Registration
Friday, March 17 | 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. @ Skyline Social & Games
Saturday, March 18 | 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. @ Skyline Social & Games

One Decade Down!

The Saint Fennessy 4K is turning 10, and we want you to celebrate with us… St. Patrick’s day style, of course!

Get your green on and come out to Skyline Social & Games, which will be offering great food and drink specials throughout race day. PLUS, a post-race costume contest offers participants with the most St. Paddy’s Day spirit the chance at some lucky charms and a pot o’ gold!

START & FINISH LINE
Skyline Social & Games
4894 Miller Trunk Highway
Duluth, MN 55811

The Saint Fennessy 4K all-time men’s event record is held by Scott Behling, who finished in 12:03 in the 2015 race. The women’s event record belongs to Grace McCormick, who ran 14:56 in 2017.

No pets, motor vehicles, bicycles, handcycles, hand-cranked wheelchairs, roller skis, inline skates, or unregistered participants are allowed on the racecourse.

Baby joggers and strollers are allowed at YAF events but must start in the back of the corral.

Pushrim wheelchair competitors, duo teams, and other adaptive athletes are encouraged to participate but must follow all Wheelchair & Adaptive Program GuidanceNOTE: Adaptive athletes are asked to contact Race Director Greg Haapala via phone at (218) 727-0947 prior to registering so that all reasonable accommodations can be provided.

START & FINISH LINE
Skyline Social & Games
4894 Miller Trunk Highway
Duluth, MN 55811

The Saint Fennessy 4K course starts at Hermantown High School and travels along Arrowhead Road before turning north on Stebner Road and finishing just outside Skyline Social & Games.

The Saint Fennessy 4K all-time men’s event record is held by Scott Behling, who finished in 12:03 in the 2015 race. The women’s event record belongs to Grace McCormick, who ran 14:56 in 2017.

No pets, motor vehicles, bicycles, handcycles, hand-cranked wheelchairs, roller skis, inline skates, or unregistered participants are allowed on the racecourse.

Baby joggers and strollers are allowed at YAF events but must start in the back of the corral.

Pushrim wheelchair competitors, duo teams, and other adaptive athletes are encouraged to participate but must follow all Wheelchair & Adaptive Program GuidanceNOTE: Adaptive athletes are asked to contact Race Director Greg Haapala via phone at (218) 727-0947 prior to registering so that all reasonable accommodations can be provided.

Don't Forget Your Swag!

10th Anniversary Sweatshirt
Available to purchase for $25.

2023 Long Sleeve Shirt & Fitsoks
Included with 2023 participant entry fee.

Faster, Flatter, Funner

A new out-and-back racecourse will be debuted for the 2023 Saint Fennessy 4K, with the race now starting and finishing at Skyline Social & Games.

The change not only creates and faster and flatter racecourse, it will allow participants more time pre- and post-race to enjoy the St. Patrick’s Day festivities at the popular Hermantown hangout.

YOUNG ATHLETES FOUNDATION

The Athletes Foundation (YAF), the charity arm of Grandma’s Marathon, was created in 1990 to assist with the promotion and development of healthy and active lifestyles for youth throughout Carlton, Cook, Douglas, Lake, and St. Louis Counties. Since its inception, the YAF has donated more than $1.1 million to the community’s youth athletic, recreational, and nonprofit organizations.

If you are interested in volunteering for any of our Young Athletes Foundation (YAF) events or have any other questions, please contact our Program Director Alivia Nelson via email at [email protected] or call our office at (218) 727-0947.