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April 27, 2024

Get in Gear

Celebrate Minnesota’s Annual Rite of Spring

You're never too young to get in gear!

Old Dutch Little Chippers Sprocket Scamper

A short and sweet start to Spring.

Get in Gear 5K

Circle the river with the classic 10K distance. 

Get in Gear 10K

Tune-up or triumph over a 13.1 mile distance. 

Get in Gear Medtronic Half Marathon

Get in Gear Races

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Event FAQs

  • Select your distance above. On each event page, you will find information regarding registration, pricing, packet pick up, parking, spectator support, training and more. Scroll down to download the course map and find full race details. Check back before the event for the latest information or download the Twin Cities In Motion App, presented by Medtronic. 

  • Use the online registration confirmation tool to verify your entry to a TCM event.

  • Prices increase as each TCM event approaches, so we recommend registering early, both for the best pricing and a guaranteed spot. Click on the distance you wish to register for, and a "Register" button will appear. Limited refund and transfer options are available. Restrictions apply. 

  • Refunds are available within 48 hours of registration. This policy is valid until 5 days before the event. To request a refund, email [email protected] within 48 hours of when you submitted your registration. If accepted, you will be refunded your race entry fee; online transaction fees are non-refundable. TCM does not have a deferral program at this time. 

  • You may transfer your Get in Gear race entry prior to 11:59 PM on Sunday, April 21, 2024 to another person or may switch to any distance that is not sold out. After Sunday, April 21, your registration is non-transferable. 

    Transfers are conducted through your Race Roster account (helpful instructions here). Participant shirt sizing is subject to availability at the time of the switch.   

     

    NOTE:  There is no switching into races that are sold out, and TCM does not maintain a waiting list. 

  • Yes. One participant may pick up another participant's packet.  Your representative will need to have your full name and race number ready to fill out an authorization form at Packet Pick Up.

  • Strollers are permitted in any 5K (or shorter) distance. Please indicate that you intend to run with a stroller on your registration form. You will sign a special waiver and be given a special "Stroller Bib" at packet pick up.   

     

    While we love our four-legged friends, we ask that they cheer you on from the sidelines and you reunite with them after exiting the Finish Controlled Zone. Thank you for your understanding. 

  • You may walk or run at any time during the 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon.

     

    Get in Gear Medtronic Half Marathon participants must, however, be able to maintain a 13:44-minute-per-mile pace (3 hour finish time) throughout the race due to course limits.  

  • Whether you’re looking for a one-day experience or a year-round leadership opportunity, we offer a variety of meaningful roles suited to help you reach your personal and professional goals. From course marshals to fluid stations and finish line volunteers, we have something for everyone!

    Click  here  to view volunteer positions and find out how you can be involved.  

  • TCM’s ability to impact our community is due in part to the generosity of our participants and supporters. As a  member supported 501(c)3 nonprofit, we exist to provide platforms for people to run together in safe and exciting ways that are approachable for everyone, regardless of age, background or economic ability. Your support will ensure an investment in the local running community for years to come and lay the foundation for generations of participants through the TC Kids Run Free program. 

    You can donate during your registration process for a TCM event, or you can donate here.  You can also become a TCM Member which includes registration perks to reward your support of our nonprofit efforts.  

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You don't have to run to celebrate with movers. Learn more about volunteering with us on event day...or year-round!

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Learn more about programming and training happening at the Twin Cities Motion Center. 

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