General event information



Schedule of events:

Friday September 15th:

Expo & packet pickup | noon – 9pm

Kids Sprints 5:00pm Harbor Drive-Free

Saturday September 16th:

6:45am-Inline half marathon (Combined)

7:00am- Wheels Off half marathon RUN

8:00am-Mn Power Tunnel 10K RUN


8:45am-Full inline marathon

9:15am-Combined event

4:00pm-Inline awards-Grandma’s Sports Garden

Registration fees

2017 Registration Prices          
  Inline Marathon – Elite Inline Marathon Rollerski Marathon Inline Half Marathon Combined – 39.3
 Through May 31 $119 $79 $79 $69 $119
June 1-30 $129 $89 $89 $69 $129
July 1-31 $139 $99 $99 $69 $139
August 1-31 $149 $109 $109 $79 $149
September 1-13 $159 $119 $119 $89 $159
Friday’s EXPO $175 $125 $125 $100 $175


The Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) is located on the Duluth Waterfront, exit 256b from I-35. The address is 350 Harbor Drive.  From the South take I-35 north and exit at Lake Ave. & 5th Ave. West (exit 256B), at the stoplight turn right, take the next immediate right down to Railroad Street, turn right onto Railroad Street then right into the DECC parking lot. From the North use Lake Ave. (exit 256B), at the stoplight turn left onto Canal Park Drive, immediately get into the right lane and turn right onto Railroad Street. After driving under skywalk turn left into DECC parking lot.


Friday and Saturday daily parking at the DECC is available for a $5 fee. The DECC also offers overnight parking for single vehicles ($10/night) & RV’s (electric hook-up ($35) or non-electric sites ($25)). More information is available at or by calling (218) 722-5573, ext.283. There is some free parking in the area however, it is limited. No parking will be available at the start area! All participants, other than those staying in Two Harbors, are strongly urged to take the shuttle buses to the start line.

Race packet pickup Friday

Friday, September 15th | noon – 9pm

Pioneer Hall at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC)
350 Harbor Drive | Duluth, MN 

All participants must show a photo ID to pick up their race packet, please make every effort to pick up your own packet.

Note: Daily parking in the DECC lot costs $5.00. Inline kids sprints starting at 5:00pm on Friday on Harbor Drive so expect traffic delays.

If you are not able to pick your packet up in person, you have a few options:

You may have someone else pick up your packet for you if you have in writing permission along with their confirmation email registration.

For late comers, race packet pickup also available on Saturday morning in the parking garage at the bus loading area from 5:00am to 8:30am, located on Railroad St.

For $25 (within the United States) you can have your packet mailed to you prior to the race. Please send a check with a note including the address where you want your packet mailed to: NorthShore Inline Marathon, 525 Lake Ave S., Duluth, MN 55802. All requests for this service must be in by September 1, 2017. 

 Grandma’s Sports Garden Pasta Buffet

All you can eat pasta buffet Friday 3-9:00pm and Saturday 4-7:00pm during the awards ceremony.

Full bar and menu also available.

Kids Sprints

The 18th Annual Kids Sprints will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Friday Sept. 15th on Harbor Drive on the east side of the DECC. Registration starts at 4 p.m. The kids sprints are free to all kids 14 and under.


We need your help to make the events a success. Volunteers are needed on Friday, September 15th and Saturday, September 16th. Lend us a hand and get a great short sleeve volunteer T-shirt. Sign up!


2018 Registration

Registration for September 15, 2018 NSIM EVENTS will be available at the Expo and on our website until Monday, September 18th at 11:59 PM CDT.