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Whipper Snapper Races
The Whipper Snapper kids’ races are held each year in Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park on Grandma’s Marathon weekend. These races are free and open to all children 14 years old and under. All participants receive a ribbon at the completion of their race.
The 2021 Whipper Snapper races will be an “own your event,” meaning kids and their families can come anytime during the 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. window to complete their race. They can choose between pre-marked courses of 100 meters, 200 meters and 400 meters.
Families can pre-register their children for this year’s event until 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June 17. On the day of event, walk-up registration will also be accepted.
Note: Masks or face coverings are strongly encouraged throughout the entire 2021 Grandma’s Marathon weekend, regardless of vaccination status.