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THE SHORTCUT TO THE CAPITOL®

Runners take your marks …

We’re getting set to open the registration drawing for the 2022 Medtronic TC 10 Mile, the Shortcut to the Capitol®.  The registration period for this popular event opens Thursday, July 7, and runs through Friday, July 15. We won’t see you at the start line on October 2, if you don't enter the registration drawing.

New Opportunity To Bypass the Drawing as a Thank You from TCM. 

More than ever, Twin Cities In Motion’s non-profit mission depends on generous donors and members in order to support a strong, vibrant and healthy running community. We're launching our new membership program exclusively during Medtronic TC 10 Mile registration. Choose the $215 “10 mile entry with membership” option at registration to contribute vital support to important TCM programs like TC Kids Run Free – and guarantee your Medtronic TC 10 Mile entry.

10 Mile Infographic

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend's most popular event. 

40th Anniversary Celebration 
Marathon weekend is entering a new age group! Join the 40th anniversary weekend celebration of running and community.

Great Gear 
Wear your accomplishment in style and comfort with exclusive 2022 medal and participant shirts from Brooks®.

More Course Energy 
Enhanced course entertainment and even louder cheering thanks to the new Diane and Alan Page Community Cheer Challenge.

Free Training 
You won’t be alone, with free Runcoach training and discounted coaching.
 

Finish Line Celebration 
When the running’s done, the anniversary celebration starts in the Summit Beer Garden.

Even More Beautiful! 
New on-course and finish area art experience will now color the this most beautiful event.

Run with the Pros 
The US Championship runners with Olympic glory in their eyes are coming back!  

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

Race Details
Registration and Pricing

Due to its popularity, registration for the Medtronic TC 10 Mile is conducted by a random drawing.

The drawing is free to enter.

You will be required to complete the registration process and submit your credit card for a $95 payment (plus fees) that will only be charged if you are selected in the drawing.

The 2022 drawing will be open for entrants at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 7 and will close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 15.

Those selected in the drawing will receive their acceptance via email on Wednesday, July 20.  

Both 10 Mile Drawing and TCM Membership is available to register on RaceRoster during July 7 -15.

10 Mile

Course Details

The TC 10 mile start line is near US Bank Stadium and the finish is at the Minnesota State Capitol.

The event is sanctioned by USATF and the course is certified by USATF and World Athletics.

Water and Lemon Lime Nuun Endurance sports drink will be available at the fluid stations along the course.

Below is the 2022 marathon course for your reference (subject to change—check back later this summer for final details!). 

2022 Medtronic TC 10 Mile Map

Training

Runcoach Gold Online Coaching: $20 
Coaches Ashley, Hiruni, Rosie & Tom are here to help you run your best on race day. Runners who train with the Runcoach app and coaching service improve finishing times by an average of 15-18 minutes (marathon). Get an exclusive membership for Runcoach Gold and have all your 1:1 questions answered from your coach with a personalized training program (normally $19.95/month, Twin Cities registrants take 70% off). 

Runcoach Basic Training Plan:  Free
Create a personalized training plan generated by the Runcoach algorithm. Enter your goal time and running preferences to get started.

Click here for Runcoach

Run for a Reason

Looking for the courage to sign up for a race or the motivation to make it to the finish line?

We have you covered!

Whether you're looking for a group to train with or a cause to add depth to your experience, Twin Cities In Motion has a variety of options to ignite your fitness journey.  

Click here to read more

Pro Althete

Athletes meeting the event entry standards between October 6, 2019, and September 5, 2022, will be granted entry into the championships.

Consideration for travel and/or lodging support will be given to athletes with a 10-mile performance of 47:45 (men) and 55:30 (women) within the qualifying window. 

Men
  Marathon Half Marathon 10 Mile 10K 5M 5K
Championship Entry 2:18:00 1:05 0:49:20 0:29:30 0:23:30 0:14:00
Women
  Marathon Half Marathon 10 Mile 10K 5M 5K
Championship Entry 2:40:30 1:16:00 0:57:20 0:34:25 0:27:15 0:16:15

*On a USATF Certified Course or in a USATF/NCAA recognized track competition

Click here to read more

 

Packet Pick Up

Packet pick up will be available at the Health & Fitness Expo at the Saint Paul RiverCentre.   

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

Friday, September 30 

Health & Fitness Expo  

11 a.m. - 8 p.m.  

Saturday, October 1 

Health & Fitness Expo  

10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

The expo is located on the lower level of the Saint Paul RiverCentre at 175 West Kellogg Blvd St. Paul, MN 55102.  

You will need your race number (emailed the week of September 26) and a photo ID to pick up your packet at the Health & Fitness Expo. The Help Desk located in the packet pick up 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.  

Transportation & Parking

Transportation and parking details are still being finalized for the 2022 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.

Please look back this summer for more information regarding parking, light rail services and participant transportation.  

Virtual Information

Participants in the virtual 10 mile will be able to submit results October 1– December 31, 2022. Submit results here.

Gear will be mailed (to the shipping address provided at the time of registration) by Friday, October 27; if you don’t receive it by Monday, November 7 please contact us at info@tcmevents.org promptly. Any changes to your address must be sent to info@tcments.org prior to 11:59pm on Tuesday, September 27. Additional charges or delays in shipping may apply for incorrect addresses. An additional $20 shipping charge applies to virtual registrants with shipping addresses in Canada or Mexico. Sorry, we are not accepting virtual registrants with shipping addresses outside of the US, Canada, and Mexico. 

Pacers

Experienced Pace Runners, presented by Medtronic, will run even splits and provide encouragement and advice along the way to help you cross the finish line within two minutes of your goal finishing times.  

1:10 | 1:15 | 1:20 | 1:25 | 1:30 | 1:35|  1:40 | 1:45 | 1:50 | 2:00 | 2:05  

Gear Check

Participants using Gear Check may only drop off gear at 10 Mile Start Corrals in the clear plastic bag they are given at Packet Pick Up. Items in other bags will not be accepted.

Please Note: The fastest 10 mile finishers may beat their Gear Check bags to the Finish Line. Please plan accordingly. 

Check back later this summer for full, final Gear Check details! 

Hotel Information

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Hotel Portal 
Access Hotel Portal to reserve  

St Paul - InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront **Host Hotel 
Group rate secured with InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront 
Rate: $189+ per room per night 
Reserve via Hotel Portal 

Minneapolis - Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel & Residence Inn Minneapolis Downtown, The Depot 
Group rate secured with Renaissance & Residence Inn  
Room Rate: $169+ per room per night  
Valid until September 3, 2022 
Click here to reserve 

Hotel contact:  Kory Kingsbury at (612) 758-7895, email kkingsbury@renminneapolis.com
Reservation contact: Refer to “Twin Cities Marathon 2022 Group Block” for group rate

Spectators

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. 

Are you part of a community group that wants to cheer on runners and compete against other groups for prizes?

Check back here later this summer for more information on the Diane and Alan Page Cheer Challenge! 

Download the Marathon Weekend App free on Google Play and iTunes for participant tracking and more! 

Results & Awards

Live results will be available via the Twin Cities In Motion app (available on iOS or Android) on race day.

2022 in-person event results will be available here after the event (link coming soon!). 

Click here to view all 10 mile results from 2001-2021 (use the dropdown arrow to select the year and distance).
For results from 2000 or before and results books, please contact us for assistance.  

Age group awards will be mailed out post-event for the categories of men, women, and non-binary athletes placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in their age group.  
 
Age groups include 14 & under, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, and continue in five-year increments until the 80+ age group. Athletes who have been accepted into the Pro Field or who registered under “prefer not to disclose” for gender are not eligible for age group awards.

If you have any issues or questions about your results, please fill out the Results Question Form on the MTEC website.  

You will be able to submit your virtual results here starting October 1. The results page will close on December 31, 2022 at 11:59 pm.   

USATF

 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon & Medtronic TC 10 Mile are both USATF sanctioned events.USATF

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend - 10 Mile Map

USE #TCMarathon TO SHARE YOUR JOURNEY!

Questions?

I have a 10 Mile access code. When and how do I use it?

Anyone with an access code for the 10 Mile is able to unlock access to the 10 Mile registration, allowing you to bypass the registration drawing held July 7-15. All individuals with an access code need to register for the 10 Mile by 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 10.

  1. In Race Roster select the black “I have an access code” button on the right hand side under Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend logo.
  2. Enter access code in window stating “Unlock access code-only sub events”. Enter your code and click the “Validate” button.
  3. Follow prompts and complete registration process.
How do I enter the 10 Mile drawing?

The 2022 drawing will be open for entrants at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 7 and will close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 15.
 

Individual Entry

  1. Visit the Medtronic TC 10 Mile page and click “Apply Now.”
    Enter between 10 a.m. Thursday, July 7 and 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 15 to qualify for the random registration drawing.
  2. Click “Individual Entry” and complete the form. You should receive an email confirmation of drawing entry.
  3. You will be required to complete the registration process and submit your credit card for a $95 payment (plus fees) that will only be charged if you are selected in the drawing.
  4. Those selected in the drawing will receive their acceptance via email on Wednesday, July 20.  

Group Entry

A group entry is comprised of up to 10 individual entries connected through the group functionality option. This process allows individuals to enter the drawing with the contingent that one, two, or up to nine others are all selected or all not-selected, together. Registering as part of a group does not change your odds of being selected. Group entries are for registration purposes only; there is no team component to the 10 Mile on race day.

  1. Visit the Medtronic TC 10 Mile page and click “Apply Now.”
    Enter between 10 a.m. Thursday, July 7 and 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 15 to qualify for the random registration drawing.
  2. Click “Apply for Registration as a Group” and select the “Group” sub-event.
  3. Either add yourself to an existing group or create a new group for others to join. Members may not be added to the group after Friday, July 15. 
  4. Complete the form. You should receive an email confirmation of drawing entry.
  5. Everyone entered in the drawing, including all individual group members, will be notified via email of selection results on Wednesday, July 20.
How can I see if I’m registered?

Runners will not be able to confirm their drawing status or confirm their registration until July 20.  You will be able to confirm you have applied for the drawing registration at this link:  https://raceroster.com/events/2022/51160/medtronic-twin-cities-marathon-weekend-2022/confirm

  

Can I make any changes to my registration? 

I can no longer make the event. Can I transfer my entry?   
Yes, you may transfer your race entry by August 18, 2022, at 11:59 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 10 Mile, but I’d rather do the marathon, 5K or 10K   
If a participant wants to transfer from the 10 Mile to the marathon, they will be responsible for the $15 transfer fee AND the difference in entry fees. If a participant wants to transfer from the 10 Mile to the 5K, or 10K (held on Saturday, October 1), they will be responsible for the $15 transfer fee AND no refund will be made to account for the difference. The deadline to switch distances is August 18, 2022, at 11:59 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.   
 
I’m currently signed up for the in-person 10 Mile. Can I switch to the virtual event, or vice versa?    
If a participant wants to transfer from the in-person to the virtual event they will be responsible for the $15 transfer fee AND no refund will be made to account for the difference.    

There is no transferring from the virtual Medtronic TC 10 Mile into the in-person Medtronic TC 10 Mile.    

Deadline is August 18, at 11:59 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. Upon entry acceptance, 2022 TC 10 Mile both registration and transaction fees are non-refundable.

Can I pick up my friend’s packet or can someone else pick up my packet?

Yes. One runner may pick up another runner's packet. 

Your representative will need a completed Packet Pick Up Authorization Form and their photo ID in order to pick up your packet. 

Your representative will also have to have the runner’s race number handy. Note: only the representative's photo ID is required, not the participants’.  

Is there a time limit for finishing the event?

No, you may walk or run at any time during the race.  If you find that the marathon participants have caught up to where you are on the 10 Mile course, you may be asked to move over to the side by Race Officials. The finish line is open until 2:15 p.m.   

What flavor of Nuun drink and gels will be available on course?

Water and Lemon Lime Nuun Endurance sports drink will be available at all fluid stations along the course.  
Check back later this summer when we reveal our full array of course nutrition options!  

Are strollers/dog permitted?

Strollers are not permitted in the Marathon, 10 Mile and 10K.

Strollers are permitted in the 5K, Mile and Half Mile. 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 Pickup.    

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

What precautions is TCM taking to ensure my safety?

Since the start of the pandemic, Twin Cities In Motion (TCM) has worked closely with permitting municipalities and agencies, the State of Minnesota, and medical and crowd science experts to determine how to best provide the Twin Cities with a safe large-scale in-person race. Additionally, in advance of all events, TCM maintains close communication with public safety officials. 

Safety has always been our organization’s top priority, and we continuously monitor COVID-19 and all other public health and safety risks. 

Any event changes or updated protocols will be communicated in the Pre-Race Email sent race week.   

If you are interested in learning more, including our cancellation policies for both COVID-19 and reasons other than COVID-19, click here

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

Registration for the 2022 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend registration is non-refundable 48 hours after registration and is completely non-refundable for registrations made 5 calendar days or less before the event, except if state or local authorities mandate race cancelation due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, in which case TCM will provide the following:   

  • In-person Marathon: $40 refund, registration converted to virtual, TCM to mail all participant amenities   

  • In-person 10 Mile: $25 refund, registration converted to virtual, TCM to mail all participant amenities   

  • In-person 10k: $10 refund, registration converted to virtual, TCM to mail all participant amenities    

  • In-person 5k: $10 refund, registration converted to virtual, TCM to mail all participant amenities   

  • Loony Challenge: $45 refund, registration converted to virtual, TCM to mail all participant amenities    

  • Ultra Loony Challenge: $60 refund, registration converted to virtual, TCM to mail all participant amenities   

  • Mile, Half Mile, Diaper Dash, Toddler Trot: TCM to mail all participant amenities, no refund or virtual race   

  • Virtual events: Cancellation of in-person events will not affect virtual registrations 

How do I volunteer for the event?

It takes nearly 5,000 volunteers to keep our organization and events running. 

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.   

Check back this summer for open spots.   
 
Click here to view current volunteer openings 

How can I further support TCM?

TCM’s ability to impact our community is due in part to the generosity of our runners and supporters. As a community 501(c)3 non-profit, 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 runners through the TC Kids Run Free program.  

You can donate during your registration process for a TCM event, or you can donate here.