Twin Cities in Motion

May 2016

Medtronic TC 1 Mile

It All Starts with the First Mile.®

Thanks for joining us in 2015!

Results | Championship Results

Medtronic TC 10 Mile guaranteed,
non-complimentary entry winners

Online Registration

Online registration for 2016 is not yet open. Please check back!

It all starts with the first mile.® This race is perfect for:
  • Groups - run or jog together with friends, kids, and families in the Friends and Family Wave

  • Individuals - run on your own and test your speed on a USATF-certified 1 mile course in the Open or Masters (40+) Waves

  • Happy Hour-enthusiasts - the finish line is near a few great spots to grab a bite to eat or drink and cheer on the upcoming waves of runners

  • Coworkers - build team spirit and compete against other companies your size on a Corporate Team

  • USATF MN Team Circuit participants - the third event of 2015; race to earn points toward year-end awards in the USATF MN Team Circuit Wave

  • Professional and Olympic runners - host of the Men's and Women’s USATF 1 Mile Road Championship

12 city blocks, 7 start lines. Jog, run, or race.
1 mile (12 city blocks) of fun for all paces! Race Amenities:
  • NEW course in Downtown Minneapolis!

  • Brooks® technical short-sleeve shirt for all participants ($24 Value!, 2015 shirt pictured right)
    Size Chart

  • USATF-certified, chip-timed course with instant results by Mtec

  • 1,000 finishers will be selected to receive a guaranteed, non-complimentary entry into the Medtronic TC 10 Mile

 Front Back
  • TCM Photo Stop with props and a photographer

  • Easy access to start/finish with special hotel rates for out-of-town visitors

  • Organized by Twin Cities In Motion, the region’s premier running event organization.

  • TCM contributes a portion of every race dollar to local youth and professional athletes and helps raise more than $800,000 annually with its charity partners.

Wave Information

The race will be run in multiple waves. The first wave starts at 6:50 p.m.* with each successive wave starting approximately 10-15 minutes after the one preceding it. See the chart below for wave information and start times.

Friends & Family Wave

This wave is for runners of all ages and abilities! Grab your friends or family members and get moving! Joggers, runners, and sprinters are all welcome! (Please leave strollers and pets at home.) 

 

6:50 p.m.*

     

Corporate Team Challenge Wave

This wave is exclusively for runners on corporate teams! Let's get competitive! Gather your coworkers, nominate a captain, and create a corporate team. Teams receive extra benefits and awards for being one of the top three largest or fastest divisions. 

 

7:05 p.m.*

     

USATF Minnesota Team Circuit Championship Wave

This wave makes up one of nine races in which USATF Minnesota registered teams compete for points toward year-end awards. Stay to watch local professionals who make up the field of runners in this wave for 2015 USATF Minnesota Team Circuit competitors presented by Twin Cities In Motion and Life Time Run.

 

7:22 p.m.*

     

Masters Wave

This wave is open to all runners ages 40 and older who are taking their race more seriously. Typically, runners who are looking for a little more space in their starting corral will tow the line in this wave.

 

7:30 p.m.*

     

Open Wave

This wave is open to all runners under age 40 who are taking their race more seriously. Typically, runners who are looking for a little more space in their starting corral will tow the line in this wave.

 

7:40 p.m.*

     

Women’s USA Championship Wave **

This wave is for invited USA Championship runners only. Stay to watch the professional women compete for the $25,000 prize purse! The field includes national and world class runners, including Team USA Minnesota athletes. The female event record was set in 2011 by Sara Hall at 4 minutes, 30.8 seconds!

 

7:54 p.m.*

     

Men’s USA Championship Wave **

This wave is for invited USA Championship runners only. Stay to watch the professional men compete for the $25,000 prize purse! The field includes national and world class runners, including Team USA Minnesota athletes. The male event record was set in 2013 by Nick Willis at 3 minutes, 56.1 seconds!

 

8:06 p.m.*

 

*Wave start times are tentative and NOT final. Please check back.

**Please see the Professional Athletes page for time standards and pro recruiter information. 

Host Hotel & Race Headquarters

The Depot is the host hotel for the Medtronic TC 1 Mile! Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot offers a special rate participants and spectators under the Medtronic TC 1 Mile room block.

 

Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot
225 3rd Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55401 

Booking information coming soon!

Race and Course Information

Read about the wave start, parking and spectator spots in Race Information. Information about the course, clocks, and timing can be found in Course Information.

Road Closure/Course Crossing Information

Course will close to traffic at approximately 6:15 p.m. and re-open at approximately 8:30 p.m. Cross-streets will be open to traffic intermittently during this time. Please obey Law Enforcement and Course Marshal direction.

 

Not planning to run? Volunteer!