Twin Cities in Motion

Weekend Activities

Health & Fitness Expo

The Health & Fitness Expo is free and open to the public.

Along with race number and packet pick-up, you’ll find hands-on health and fitness exhibits, great bargains on running and fitness gear, free sampling, free massages, information on equipment, nutrition and other races. Official TCM merchandise will be available for sale including commemorative shirts, hats, gear and accessories available for purchase, including Brooks technical wear.

Location

Saint Paul RiverCentre - lower level
175 West Kellogg Blvd,
Saint Paul, MN 55102

 

Click here for smart parking tips at the expo. The Science Museum of Minnesota has agreed to a special "flat rate" of $5.00 per car for the Health & Fitness Expo (Friday ONLY). Visit the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or 10 Mile Downloads pages to print your coupon and present it to the cashier upon exiting.

Days & Hours

Friday, October 4; 12:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 5; 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Packet Pick Up open until 8:00 p.m.

Expo Seminars

Seating area for the seminars is located in the Southwest corner of the lower level of the Saint Paul RiverCentre. After exiting the escalator, walk through the merchandise store and turn left.

 

Date

 

Time

 

Seminar

Fri., October 4

 

12:15 p.m.

 

Athlete Press Conference
USATF, Twin Cities In Motion 

 

 

1:30 p.m.

 

Virtual Course Tours: Marathon & 10 Mile 

 

 

2:30 p.m.

 

Running Into Your Sixties
Joe Muldowney, author and former national-class runner

 

 

3:00 p.m.

Benefits of Yoga for Endurance Runners: Cross-Training and Injury Prevention
Kim L. Edens, MS, RD, LD of the Mayo Clinic

 

 

4:00 p.m.

 

Get Smarter, Faster & Famous with The Marathon Show
Joe Taricani, Show Host, The Marathon Show

 

 

 

5:00 p.m.

 

Pace Team Basics
The CLIF Bar Pace Team 

 

 

 

6:00 p.m.

 

It’s Never Too Late to Make a Positive Change***
O’Neal Hampton, of Stealth Orthotics & the Hampton Wellness Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sat., October 5  

 

10:30 a.m.

 

Virtual Course Tour: Marathon & 10 Mile

 

 

 

11:30 a.m.

Preventing and Treating Common Running Injuries
Edward R. Laskowski, M.D. of the Mayo Clinic

 

 

 

12:30 p.m.

 

 Make Each Day Your Personal Best
Joe Muldowney, author and former national-class runner

 

 

 

1:00 p.m.

 

Tollefsons Tackle Twin Cities!***
Olympian Carrie Tollefson & Family

 

 

 

2:00 p.m.

Stalking the 2-Hour Marathon:  Why are humans running faster and how fast can we go?
Michael J. Joyner, M.D. of the Mayo Clinic

 

 

 

3:00 p.m.

 

First Time Marathoner?  Ask your questions from our panel of experienced marathoners.

 

 

 

4:00 p.m.

 

Nutrition for Marathon Running
Dietitian Cassie Bjork, of DietitianCassie.com

 

**Our Featured Expo Speakers 

O’Neal Hampton, of Stealth Orthotics & the Hampton Wellness Foundation

O'Neal Hampton Jr. experienced a life-changing break to appear on NBC's Biggest Loser season 9 in 2010 with his also obese daughter, SunShine Hampton. They capitalized on an opportunity to battle obesity and low self-esteem, embrace nutrition and healthy living all while America followed their emotional journey on national television. Together they lost a combined 274 pounds while on the show.

 

Olympian Carrie Tollefson & Family

Carrie Tollefson is a 2004 Olympian from Saint Paul, MN. Her weekly show, C Tolle Run, features training tips, interviews with athletes & experts and highlights from races & events. Get a behind the scenes look into the life of an elite athlete!

 

Exhibitors

Want to exhibit your product to more than 40,000 people race weekend? Why not showcase your company at the Health & Fitness Expo? Contact Events and Services Manager, Greg Haapala, Greg@tcmevents.org.

 

The Health & Fitness Expo includes over 120 vendors with health and fitness exhibits, great bargains on fitness and running gear, as well as information on equipment and nutrition. The official TCM Merchandise Store will have commemorative shirts, hats, gear and accessories available for purchase, including Brooks technical gear.

 

View Expo Exhibitors!