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DATE & TIME

Sunday, October 6, 2024 at 1:00:00 PM UTC

Course

Minneapolis to Saint Paul, MN

You'll get the Road to the Start Line bi-weekly newsletter and have access to a dedicated Facebook group for your journey.

Feel Welcome at Our First-Timer Friendly Marathon

Led by certified coaches, Run Minnesota group training encourages first-time marathoners while still meeting the needs of the more experienced runners.

NEW: Training Program by Run Minnesota 

Race Pacers, presented by Medtronic, will set the rhythm and pace you to your goal time.

Hit Your Goal Time With Race Pacers

On-course and finish area art experiences add color and dimension to this beautiful event.

Take in the Natural and Artist-Made Scenery

Reasons to Run with Us

Access past Marathon results with Mtec.

Gallery

The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America®

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"The start area is easy to navigate, plenty of bathrooms and water if needed. Excellent organization. Made it easy for an out-of-town runner to feel comfy."

2022 Marathon Participant

"I appreciate Justice Page's advocacy of the marathon so much and his cheering section challenge. The whole experience of the event was smooth and easy, I could focus on camaraderie with the runners around me."

2022 Marathon Participant

"Holy moly it was like everyone on the course threw a party in their front yard!"

2022 10 Mile participant

Coming this Fall: 2024 Course Map

2024 Details
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Race Details*

  • Pricing for the 2024 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon will open at $149 in March. Check back then for full registration and pricing details!

  • Packet pick up will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. The Expo is located on the lower level of the Saint Paul RiverCentre at 175 West Kellogg Blvd St. Paul, MN 55102.  

    Friday, October 4    

    • Health & Fitness Expo     

    • 11 AM - 7 PM  

    Saturday, October 5 

    • Health & Fitness Expo     

    • 10 AM - 6 PM

    There is no packet pick up on race day. No exceptions.     

    You will need your race number (emailed the week of September 30) and a photo ID to pick up your packet at the Health & Fitness Expo. The Help Desk located in the packet pickup area is staffed by individuals available to help you with registration-related issues. There are also two “Race Number Look Up” tables located near the packet pick up entrance.    ​

  • Participants may place their gear and other items in the clear, plastic race bag provided at packet pick up. Gear check can only be dropped off at the Marathon start line in the clear, plastic bag given at packet pick up. Items in other bags will not be accepted.  

     

    NOTE: Gear check drop-off will be available ONLY on race day at the event site.  

  • Transportation and parking details are still being finalized for the 2024 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend events.  

     

    Like previous years, we expect to have free participant buses for Marathon and 10 Mile participants, including rides to the start line from St. Paul and rides from the finish line back to Minneapolis and to the InterContinental in downtown St. Paul.  

     

    Metro Transit (bus and light rail) will be available at no charge for participants. To redeem participants will need to present their bib to the driver.  

     

    Check back this summer for more information!

  • NEW IN 2024: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Training Program by Run Minnesota

     

    Led by certified coaches, Run Minnesota group training encourages first-time marathoners while still meeting the needs of the more experienced runners. Includes supported group runs, training plan with three mileage options, weekly emails, and a training top. 

  • Run the race on a red carpet by signing up for the  VIP program, presented by Medtronic!

  • The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon will have Race Pacers, presented by Medtronic. Charge your run with the right beat and shoot for your goal!  

    • Finish Time - 3:00; Pace Per Mile - 7:15    

    • Finish Time - 3:20; Pace Per Mile - 7:38    

    • Finish Time - 3:30; Pace Per Mile - 8:01    

    • Finish Time - 3:35; Pace Per Mile - 8:12    

    • Finish Time - 3:40; Pace Per Mile - 8:23    

    • Finish Time - 3:50; Pace Per Mile - 8:46    

    • Finish Time - 3:55; Pace Per Mile - 8:57    

    • Finish Time - 4:00; Pace Per Mile - 9:09    

    • Finish Time - 4:05; Pace Per Mile - 9:21    

    • Finish Time - 4:20; Pace Per Mile - 9:55    

    • Finish Time - 4:35; Pace Per Mile - 10:29    

    • Finish Time - 4:50; Pace Per Mile - 11:04    

    • Finish Time - 5:00; Pace Per Mile - 11:26    

    • Finish Time - 5:15; Pace Per Mile - 12:00    

    • Finish Time - 5:30; Pace Per Mile - 12:35    

    • Finish Time - 6:00; Pace Per Mile - 13:44    

  • Participants in the virtual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon will be able to submit results  October 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, October 18, 2024. 
    Any changes to your address must be sent to [email protected] prior to  Friday, September 6, 2024. Additional charges or delays in shipping may apply for incorrect addresses. 

  • 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 not in the Invited Professional Field for the marathon and 10 mile. Codes to register for the event will be sent out in December 2024. The alternative standard for a comped entry into the marathon or 10 mile 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 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is also the 2024 Regional RRCA Marathon Championship.

    Check back this spring for Invited Professional Field and prize purse information.

*More details coming March 2024!

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Join us for The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America®, winding through downtown districts and crossing the Mississippi River.

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

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