5K

Date and Time
Location

Start time tentative.

State Capitol grounds
St. Paul, MN

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A Perfect Start Line for Runners of All Ages

COVID-Safe Running  
We’ve designed a COVID-safe event from before the start to beyond the finish.  

New Cancellation Policy
A partial cash refund where runners and TCM share the risk should COVID-19 cancel the race.

In-Person & Virtual
Choose the option that's right for your situation and preference.

Great Gear
Wear your accomplishment in style and comfort with participant shirts from Brooks®

Free Training
We’ll be with you for the journey with free Runcoach training, pro tips and helpful content from TCM. 

TCM App
Keep the marathon – its info, updates, resources – in your pocket while you train and during race weekend.

Race Details
Registration & Packet Pickup Information

Registration opens to the general public on April 8. Registration prices range from $29 to $57 in our price block system, where prices rise as the race fills.

More information about Packet Pickup will be released this summer. 

 

Corporate Team Challenge

Team creation for the corporate team challenge is free in 2021. This opportunity is for businesses and organizations with employees. One person will need to be captain and create the team. All team members will then need to register and pay the individual registration fee to join the team. Results will be available for all runners participating in the in-person event.

Hotel Information

More information to come this summer!

Parking

Check back this summer for more details and specific plans. 

Results

2021 in-person event results will be posted here after the event.

You will be able to submit your virtual results here, starting October 1.

For results from 2010-2020, please click here.

For results from 2002-2009, please click here
 

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Questions?

What precautions is TCM taking to ensure my safety?

We at Twin Cities In Motion have spent much of the past year working with our permitting municipalities and agencies, the State of Minnesota, and medical and crowd science experts to determine how we can best provide an in-person racing experience at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend this October. While all of the details aren’t finalized yet, we remain optimistic that an in-person event will take place and are committed to providing a safe return to large-scale racing in the Twin Cities that follows all relevant guidance and also ignites everyone’s inner athlete. 

What you will see at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend this fall:

  • Reduced field sizes
  • Mask-wearing requirements except for while racing
  • Social distancing requirements
  • Spectators discourages and spectator access limited to certain areas
  • Reduced touchpoints when possible
  • If you are interested in learning more about what types of changes are being considered for this year's event, click here. Otherwise, check back this summer for more details and specific plans.
Can I make any changes to my registration?

I can no longer make the event. Can I transfer to a friend? 

Yes, you may transfer your race entry to a friend by August 26, 2021 at 5 p.m. After that date your registration is non transferable. Please follow this link to initiate a transfer. There is a $15 transfer fee. 

I’m signed up for the 5K, but I’d rather do the 10K, or marathon... 

If a participant wants to transfer from the 5K up to the 10K, 10 Mile (virtual only, available in July) or marathon, they will be responsible for the $15 transfer fee AND the difference in entry fees. The deadline to switch distances is August 26, at 5 p.m. After that date your registration is non transferable. Click here to begin the process. Participant shirt sizing is subject to availability at the time of transferring. 

*There is no transferring into races that are sold out, and TCM does not maintain a waiting list. 

*Participants may not transfer into the in-person 10 Mile as registration is conducted by a drawing process. Participants may transfer into the virtual 10  mile. 

I’m currently signed up for the in-person 5K. Can I switch to the virtual event, or vice versa?  

If a participant wants to transfer from the in-person 5K to the virtual 5K they will be responsible for the $15 transfer fee AND no refund will be made to account for the difference.  

Deadline is August 26, 2021 at 5 p.m. After that date your registration is non transferable. Click here to begin the process. 

Can I receive a refund or defer my entry to another date? 

Refunds are available within 48 hours of registration. This policy is valid until 5 days before the event. To request a refund, email info@tcmevents.org  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.  

What will happen to my registration if the event is cancelled due to COVID-19?

Registration for the 2021 TC 5K is non-refundable, except if state or local authorities mandate race cancelation due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, in which case TCM will provide a partial refund in the amount of $10, convert all in-person registrants to the virtual event, and mail out all race amenities.

Is there a time limit for finishing the event?

You may walk or run at a comfortable pace. The finish line will remain open until 11 a.m. which allows for a 25-minutes-per-mile pace. After 11 a.m., the course and finish line are closed. The City of Minneapolis permits issued to TCM do not allow the roads to remain closed to traffic beyond this limit. No race services including medical, aid stations, or traffic control are available beyond this pace. 

Are strollers/ dogs permitted?

Strollers are permitted in all road races on Saturday (5K, mile, and half mile). For security and safety purposes, all persons on course MUST be registered, including those in strollers. If a child is not already registered to participate in a family event, they must register and wear a race bib to be on the course. 

While we love our four-legged friends, pets are not permitted at our events.