Twin Cities in Motion

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Marathon Training

Whether you're training for your very first marathon or looking to run a personal best, our network of training teams will provide the support and knowledge to help you achieve your goal.

Official Marathon Training Program

Maximize the journey of your marathon experience by training with the best! Life Time Run, the official marathon training program for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, has designed a training program that is educational, entertaining, and challenging, while motivating beginning and veteran marathoners alike. Official training begins in June, with pre-season team runs beginning in May. For more information, contact or check out

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Training Team Network

In addition to the training provided by Life Time Fitness, Twin Cities In Motion offers a special opportunity for local running clubs, teams and organizations that host special training classes specifically for the marathon. The following is the current list of teams.


Please allow for a minimum of two business days for a response from a training team.


Life Time Fitness

Official Marathon Training Program of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Contact: Heidi Miler,
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ALARC Distance Marathon & Half Marathon Training Program

Contact: Martha Mattheis,

Phone Number: 952-210-8575

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Calhoun Beach Running Club

Contact: David Hong,

Phone Number: 763-443-3160


ClubRun Minneapolis

Contact: Amy Tadewald,

Phone Number: 303-859-7406

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Minnesota Distance Running Association (MDRA)

Contact: Sarah McInerney,

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MN Running Company

Contact: Erin Krech,

Phone Number: 651-324-4013


Rochester Track Club

Contact: Lin Gentling,

Phone Number: 507-993-5902

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Runner's Gate

Contact: Phil Hoffland,

Phone Number: 952-997-2353

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Runners With Heart

Contact: Heather Grazzini,

Phone Number: 612-328-4212


Running Room

Contact: Brandon Fox,

Phone Number: 612-240-3534

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Southdale YMCA Run Club

Contact: PJ Eichten,

Phone Number: 952-897-5468

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SweatShop Fitness Run/Walk Club

Contact: Andrea Gleason,

Phone Number: 651-646-8418

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Twin Cities Running Club

Contact: David Coyne,

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