This week's 20 Questions features Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon regular, Verna! A former school teacher, she took up running in 2007, and dreams of training with Billy Mills. Verna can be found logging miles around her favorite running spot in the cities, Lake Nokomis. Who is your dream training partner? Click to read more of Verna's answers to our 20 Questions!
Four Team USA Minnesota Women to Compete at USA Women’s 10K Championship at Tufts Oct. 12; Results from USA 10 Mile Championships at Twin Cities; Biya Simbassa Wins TC 10K in St. Paul.
Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker, is TCM’s way of helping you get the most out of your running and training. Barker, who coaches Team USA Minnesota’s professional athletes, answers your questions and offers helpful tips targeted at runners of all abilities. This week: Three "Secrets" Leading Up To A Race.
Ariana Hilborn, 2012 Olympic Marathon Trial qualifier will compete in this year's Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon after finishing fourth last year. We talked to Hilborn about her goals for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, her training in Latvia, and how her running career began. Look for Ariana as she takes to the roads on October 4th!
Meet Rene! Rene will be running his first marathon outside of Manitoba at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon! How far do you travel to participate in races? Click to read Rene's answers in this week's 20 Questions!
Seven Team USA Minnesota runners will compete in races during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon weekend, including in the TC 10K on Oct. 3 and in the USA 10 Mile Championships hosted by the Medtronic TC 10 Mile on Oct. 4.
Janet Bawcom, the two-time Medtronic TC 10 Mile champion, returns to the race this year to race for a third victory and another crack at the $10,000 "Equalize Bonus" for the first male or female runner to cross the finish line in the USATF 10 Mile, which offers a head-start to the women. We posed some questions to the Kenyan-born American about how she approaches running -- something she never intended to be a professional at.
Team USA Minnesota has received one of five special grants awarded to U.S. Distance Training Centers by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) to support its efforts to develop athletes for the 2016 Olympic Trials.
Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker, is TCM’s way of helping you get the most out of your running and training. Barker, who coaches Team USA Minnesota’s professional athletes, answers your questions and offers helpful tips targeted at runners of all abilities. This week: Marathon Pacing.
Meet Debbie! One of our 2015 Medtronic Global Heroes running the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, she can also be found going for rides on her bike while listening to "Sugar" by Flo Rida and running along the river in her hometown of Okotoks. What song pumps you up before a big race? Click to read more of Debbie's answers!