Twin Cities in Motion

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Medtronic TC Family Events

Walk, jump or run, wiggle or crawl, there's fun at our races to be had by all!

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So Many Reasons to Run! 
  • Race medals for all finishers

  • Short sleeve shirt for all participants(View Mile and Half Mile Size Chart)

  • Post-race food and water for all participants

  • Shuttle from race site to Health & Fitness Expo

  • Family Activity Tent filled with activities made especially for kids

  • Free popcorn and face painting!

  • Designated School Meeting Area

  • Caribou Coffee on site!

Events Include:

Diana Pierce Family Mile- 10:00 a.m.


Presented by Medica


The Mile starts and ends on John Ireland Boulevard, near the State Capitol. Everyone has a place at this race no-matter their age or speed! Walkers, joggers, and runners of all ages are invited to participate in this 11th year of the Family Mile. Participants receive a medal and shirt!


Half Mile- 10:30 a.m.


Presented by KS95


The Half Mile starts and ends on John Ireland Boulevard, near the State Capitol. The race follows the 5K course for a quarter mile and returns to finish at the 5K/marathon finish line! This event helps even young kids get a taste of what the excitement of a race is like! Participants receive a medal and shirt!


Harry & Shelly Mascot Invitational-  11:00 a.m.


Kids of all ages will love Harry & Shelly’s Mascot Invitational! Don’t miss this Saturday event featuring your favorite mascots running for the finish line in a race all their own. TCM’s mascots, Harry and Shelly, and all their friends will be available for hugs and photos before and after the race too. Come cheer for the mascots!


Diaper Dash- 11:15 a.m.


Presented by Pioneer Press


Participants in the Diaper Dash crawl from an inner circle to an outer circle. This event is for tots requiring the assistance of their hands and knees! It takes place on the lawn of the State Capitol grounds. Your little ones receive race bibs!


Toddler Trot- 11:30 a.m.


Approximately 50 yards long, the Toddler Trot takes place on the lawn of the State Capitol grounds. This race takes place in waves starting with 1-year-olds and finishes with the 5-year-olds! Your little ones receive race bibs, a participant shirt and a medal, too!

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Marathon Weekend Information

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend is fun for the whole family! Use the navigation at the top of the page to learn more about specific events and activities, including the pasta party, expo and spectator information!