Twin Cities in Motion

May 2017

Medtronic TC 1 Mile

It All Starts with the First Mile.®

Online Registration

Registration for this event will open in 2017. Please check back!

A mile of fun for every pace. 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 - 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

 

Not planning to run? Volunteer!

Over 3,000 runners, 7 start times. Jog, run, or race.
Race Amenities:
  • Fast new course in downtown Minneapolis!

  • Brooks® technical short-sleeve shirt for all participants ($24 value)
    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

  • TCM Photo Stop with props and a photographer!

  • Wave starts so you can run, then stay to cheer on friends

  • Sweats check

 
  • Special offers from local retailers and sponsors

  • Easy access to downtown via public transportation, ample parking

  • Post race party at the Day Block Event Center with a cash bar, full menu, and exclusive room for CTC participants with prizes, snacks, a DJ, and more!

  • Support from volunteers, law enforcement and TCM staff

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

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

  • TCM is proud to provide financial support to youth and professional athlete initiatives.

Wave Information

The race will be run in multiple waves. The first wave starts at 6:30 p.m.* with each successive wave starting approximately 10-30 minutes after the one preceding it. See the chart below for wave information and start times.

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.

 

6:30 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 2016 USATF Minnesota Team Circuit competitors presented by Twin Cities In Motion and Life Time Run.

 

6:50 p.m.*

     

Friends & Family Wave

This wave is for runners of all ages and abilities! Grab your friends or family members and get moving! Any participants are welcome to choose this wave! (Please leave strollers and pets at home.) 

 

7:00 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 toe 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 toe the line in this wave.

 

7:45 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!

 

8:01 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!

 

8:13 p.m.*

 

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

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

Host Hotel & Race Headquarters

The Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, 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 

 

Rate: $159/night Standard King or Queen/Queen Room

Dates: May 11 - 12, 2017

 

Please contact Renaissance Reservations at (612) 375-1700 or 866-211-4611 and ask for the Medtronic TC 1 Mile room block to get the group rate of $159.00 for a Standard King or Queen/Queen Room or book your group rate for Medtronic TC 1 Mile online by April 10, 2017.

Winning isn't just for the pros!

Guaranteed Medtronic TC 10 Mile Entry

One thousand finishers will be selected at random to receive guaranteed, non-complimentary entry for the Medtronic TC 10 Mile. This is an opportunity to pre-register in June and bypass the July lottery. Selected participants receive an email at the end of May with registration instructions and must register by specified date prior to the lottery. Guaranteed entries may be used by the participant only.

 

2016 EMAILS WITH CODES HAVE BEEN SENT. The deadline to register using this code is Thursday, June 30.
To see if you were selected and emailed a code, verify your Medtronic TC 1 Mile race number on this list:

Medtronic TC 1 Mile Guaranteed Entry Winners

Stay and enjoy Downtown Minneapolis!

Day Block Event Center - Official post-race party and Corporate Team Challenge gathering

  • Cash bar and full menu

  • Exclusive room for CTC participants with prizes, snacks, a DJ, and more!

Sea Change - Welcomes participants to drink and dine with nearby access to the course

  • Happy Hour menu extended for guests with race number

Izzy's Ice Cream - Located directly on the course!

  • Stop by for the official Izzy's flavor of the Medtronic TC 1 Mile: PB & Yay!

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