Twin Cities in Motion

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

The Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America®

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Registration is Open

Register Now!

Run a Top 10 U.S. Marathon! This race is perfect for:
  • First-time marathoners - receive exclusive e-newsletters with tips; first-timers make up 30% of the marathon field

  • Experienced runner – run a bucket list, top 10 marathon featuring a beautiful urban course

  • Competitive athletes- 13% of the marathon field qualifies for Boston

  • Charity team runners - choose from one of over 20 charity teams to train with and support

  • Destination racers - short easy flights and low hotel rates make us an affordable and convenient race

  • Corporate wellness - encourage coworkers to train and participate in our popular Corporate Team Challenge

  • Professional runners- race is host of the 2014 USA Men's and Women's Marathon Championships


2014 In Training Shirts Now Available For Purchase!

Race Amenities
  • Brooks long-sleeve men's or women's technical shirt and race medal made exclusively for finishers, and a special participant gift included at packet pick up!

  • Access to a top 10 U.S., USATF-certified, “Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America®” course

  • Special rates with partner hotels and pre- and post- race bus transportation in Minneapolis and Saint Paul

  • Two-day Health & Fitness Expo featuring free seminars and over 100 vendors

  • Avtex AthleteTracker Text Message Tracking of Up to 3 Athletes

  • Chip-timed with online tracking by Mtrack with instant online results

  • Cheer zones, course entertainment, Clif Bar Marathon Pace Teams, and over 300,000 spectators to help you acheive your goals!

  • Free hot chicken or veggie broth, Caribou Coffee, post-race massage and changing tent, and 27th Mile post-race festivities for the whole family at the finish line

 Create a Corporate Team for even more perks!

Race and Course Information
  • NEW in 2014! The starting location will be in the same as in 2013, but without the use of the former HHH Metrodome indoor staging area. Please plan your race morning accordingly.

  • For information about waves and start location, field limit, virtual race bag and amenities, rules and general race day information, please see Race Information.

  • Information about the course, clocks, splits, timing and aid stations can be found in Course Information.

  • Maps and Participant Guides are available for viewing and saving in Downloads.


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, 27th Mile, and spectator information! 


Need information about the traveling to the Twin Cities, race day transportation or tips on where to stay? We have it all for you!

Travel Info