Twin Cities in Motion

TC 5K Challenge

Our TC 5K Challenge will keep you on your toes and active through the year!

The TC 5K Challenge is a great way to keep yourself true to your 2014 fitness goals. The race series combines three 5K events that will get you rolling during the winter and spring and make you part of Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend in the fall.

Registration is closed.
The TC 5K Challenge includes:
  • Valentine's Day TC 5K Run/Walk, presented by Marathon Sports (February 8)

  • 100% Irish for a Day TC 5K Run/Walk, presented by Marathon Sports (March 8)

  • TC 5K Run/Walk (October 4)

With the TC 5K Challenge you can:
  • Lock in early-bird pricing for all three races (TCM's lowest!)

  • Get the bragging-right-worthy TC 5K Challenge Brooks® Essential Long Sleeve ½ Zip Shirt (exclusive only to TC 5K Challenge registrants)                                   Size Chart

  • Earn a TC 5K Challenge medal

  • Register once and forget it -- you're set for 2014!

  • Join an exclusive group of runners in a year-round quest of physical endurance.

 

Take a look at what this series entails:

Valentine's Day TC 5K, presented by Marathon Sports on February 8, 2014  

  • Start the year off by warming up at our Valentine's Day-themed 5K!

  • Long sleeve technical shirts and a pint glass for all participants

  • Post-race party at Cooper Irish Pub with exclusive post-race specials

  • Valentines' fun, like "Relationship status" backtags that help you celebrate or find love, a Valentine candy stop, and prizes for the best costume

100% Irish for a Day TC 5K, presented by Marathon Sports on March 8, 2014

  • Keep your training on track and beat your February time at our Irish-themed 5K race!

  • Long sleeve technical shirts and a pint glass for all participants

  • Post-race treats, including the FINNEGANS beer garden and a free 12 oz beer (valid Photo ID required)

  • Post-race party at Cooper Irish Pub with exclusive post-race specials

  • Irish fun, including prizes for the best costume

TC 5K Run/Walk  on October 4, 2014

  • Join in on the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend of fun - a Twin Cities celebration of physical achievement!

  • Race medals for all finishers 

  • Race t-shirt and exclusive gift for all participants

  • Chip-timed, USATF-certified, closed course

  • Spectacular finish line view from Saint Paul Cathedral to State Capitol grounds

Registration Information

Runners interested in participating in the 2014 TC 5K Challenge must register by March 1 or before the field is full, whichever comes first. The field is limited to 250 runners. Registration fees for the TC 5K Challenge and the events that constitute it are non-refundable and non-transferrable. 

Fees

$120 + processing fee. Registration includes all three individual race registrations, exclusive 2014 TC 5K Challenge medal and Brooks® Essential Long Sleeve ½ Zip Shirt.

Results

Because the Valentine's Day TC 5K and 100% Irish For a Day TC 5K are not chip timed, cumulative TC 5K Challenge results will not be available.

 
FAQ's
Can I register for more than one series?

No, currently our registration system will only allow a runner to participate in one 2014 race series. You may, however, register for a race series and register for a separate race. For example, you may register for the TC 5K Challenge, the Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon, and the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.

Can I combine my race series entry with other offers and special codes?

No, series registration is exclusive of other offers and special codes.

Is there a field limit?

Yes, the TC 5K Challenge will accept the first 250 registrants. There is no waiting list.

When will I receive my Brooks gear?

When registering for the series, please be sure to enter a valid US or Canada mailing address for the mailing of your Brooks® Essential Long Sleeve ½ Zip Shirts. Shirts will be shipped in April.