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Get in Gear 10K

Circle the river with the classic 10K distance.

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2024 Details

DATE & TIME

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 1:15:00 PM UTC

Course

Minnehaha Falls Regional Park, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Start Spring with a fresh look with a Storm Creek® technical tee designed with breathable fabric that provides all-day versatility.

Get in Gear…Gear! 

Celebrate sunshine and good cheer at the Get in Gear finish festival once your race is done. 

Get in Gear…Beer! 

Run with your team through our Corporate Team Challenge.

Corporate Team Challenge

New this year, Run Minnesota is providing the official in-person training program for the Get in Gear Medtronic 10K.

Train with Run Minnesota

Reasons to Run with Us

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"It’s a great route, clearly marked, and with helpful volunteers along the way. I felt safe and supported the entire race."

2023 Get in Gear Participant

"Volunteers were great. All the food/snacks at finish line were superlative. Announcer at race was great at start and finish...Thank you all for having this race."

2023 Get in Gear Participant

"GIG is such a legacy race with excellent participation in terms of number of runners, competition and classic river road course."

2023 Get in Gear Participant

Coming Soon: 2024 Course Map

2024 Details

Finisher Medal

Show off your accomplishment in style with the 2024 Finisher Medal.

The Swag

Get in Gear Storm Creek® Technical Tee

This Storm Creek technical tee is designed to keep you fresh from your morning workout to an afternoon coffee stop. Breathable fabric provides all-day versatility.

Race Details

  • Below is the registration pricing for the Get in Gear 10K. Tier 1 and Tier 2 will close as blocks are filled. Price tier increases for tiers 3-7 are date-based. All registration tiers, including virtual, are subject to availability. Register early to guarantee your spot and shirt size!

    Virtual registration is $39. There are no price increases in the virtual event.   

     

    First 50

    • 1st - 50th registrant: $45

    Next 50

    • ​51st - 100th registrant: $49   

    Tier 3

    • 100th registrant - Thursday, February 8th: $54   

    Tier 4

    • Friday, February 9th - Thursday, March 28th: $59  

    Tier 5

    • Friday, March 29th - Thursday, April 18th: $64 

    Tier 6

    • Friday, April 19th - Wednesday, April 24th: $69

    Tier 7

    • Thursday, April 25th - Saturday, April 27th: $70 

  • Check back later this winter for times and locations for Get in Gear packet pick up!

  • Gear check drop off will be available near the Start/Finish Line in Minnehaha Regional Park until the race start. Gear check pick up will be available in the same location until the Finish Festival closes at 12:00pm. 

    Please take note of the following details related to this free, race-day service:   

    • Personal bags will not be accepted   

    • Clear, plastic bags will be available on race day  

    • Do NOT leave bags unattended on race day at any time   

    • Affix the gear check tag from race bib to the plastic bag using the tie provided at the gear check drop zone   

    • Tie bags securely shut before dropping at the gear check drop zone   

    • Do not check valuables, Twin Cities In Motion is not responsible for lost or stolen items   

    • Gear check opens at 7:30 a.m.   

    • Gear check closes at 11:45 a.m.   

    • We discourage runners and spectators from carrying non-transparent bags at the event at any time 

  • Get in Gear 10K  participants must be able to maintain a 18-minute-per-mile pace throughout the race due to course limits. ​

    Click here to see the Course Station information for the Get in Gear 10K.

  • We strongly encourage carpooling, biking, or using public transportation as parking is limited in the area. Be sure to allow plenty of time (45 minutes to an hour) between arrival and start time to walk to the packet pickup area, use toilets, check your gear, and prepare for the event. 

    All registered Get in Gear participants and volunteers will have access to Metropolitan Council transportation (bus and light rail) at no charge on Saturday, April 27th (5am – 1pm). To redeem, participants and volunteers can download the pass online, or print the pass, and present it to driver.

    Public Transit

    • Light Rail

      • 50th Street & Minnehaha Light Rail Station via Blue Line is the closest stop. 

      • It is an approximate 6-minute-walk (.3 miles) to the Race Festival ​

    Drop Off / Pick Up Zone​

    • On South Minnehaha Drive in the semi-circle across from Princess (Minnehaha) Depot using the South entrance. 

      • Use the right lane and drive up as far as you can in the lane 

      • Use the left lane only for passing and exiting the area 

      • When exiting the area only make right hand turns on S Minnehaha Dr. 

    • In the Runner Drop Off/Pick Up Zone please be quick. 

    • During runner Pick Up please be courteous and try to time it so you both and your driver arrive around the same time. 

    Parking 

    • There is no designated participant parking, but neighborhood parking is available in the area.  Please pay close attention to no parking signs, designated parking hours and meter details. Do not park along the racecourse and obey all parking rules in effect. 

  • New this year, Run Minnesota is providing the official in-person training program for the Get in Gear 10K and Medtronic Half Marathon.

     

    You can register for the training program as an add-on to your registration or learn more about the training program and register directly with Run Minnesota here. The training program registration fee is $275, and $220 for Run Minnesota and TCM members ($55 savings!). 

    Hosted in the Twin Cities and led by certified coaches, Run Minnesota group training includes Tuesday and Saturday supported group runs, a training plan with multiple mileage options designed to meet the needs of everyone from beginners to more experienced runners, twice weekly workout emails from your coach and a training shirt. And -- recently added! --Tuesday workouts will be held primarily indoors at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse through March 5, to better support trainees through tough winter conditions.

  • Participants in the virtual 10K will be able to submit results  April 1 – December 31, 2024.  Check back later for the submission link. 

    Gear will be mailed to the shipping address provided at the time of registration by Friday, May 10, 2024. 
    Any changes to your address must be sent to [email protected] prior to Friday, March 29, 2024. Additional charges or delays in shipping may apply for incorrect addresses. 

  • Friends and family are welcome to come to the race, bring a motivational sign, and watch and cheer on participants! As always, please be respectful of private property and do not enter the race course. Pedestrians are permitted to cross the course at intersections where race officials are present to direct foot traffic.  Download theTwin Cities In Motion App, presented by Medtronic, to track runners! 

  • Age group awards will be available after participants finish for categories of men, women and non-binary athletes placing 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their age group. Age groups include 8 & under, 9-13, 14-18, 19-24, and continue in five-year increments until the 80+ age group. Athletes registered under “prefer not to disclose” for gender are not eligible for age group awards. 

     

    Complimentary entries to next years event will be awarded to the top 3 overall men, women, and non-binary athletes in the Get in Gear 10K and Get in Gear Medtronic Half Marathon. Codes to register for the event will be sent out in December 2024. The alternative standard for a comped entry into the Get in Gear 10K and Get in Gear Medtronic Half Marathon is to have run an 85%+ age-graded performance in the last two years (there are only a limited number of these available). If you have met these standards, please email Alana Dillinger who coordinates all awards at [email protected].

     

    The Get in Gear 10K is also a USATF MN 10K team circuit championship.

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