Twin Cities in Motion

July 4, 2015

Red, White & Boom!

TC Half Marathon and Relay

Start your Fourth with a half in Minneapolis!

Online Registration is closed

It's not too late to join in the fun! Walk up registration is available in person at packet pick up and at the registration tent starting at 5:30 a.m. on race day. Please Note: The Two-Person Relay and VIP Experience are SOLD OUT. 

Find Your Race Number!

Celebrate Independence Day in style! This race is perfect for:
  • Singles, couples, and families - hang out at our post-race picnic with food, lawn games, a dunk tank and family fun!

  • First-time runners; run the relay and complete half of the 13.1 mile course!

  • Experienced runners; train for and race the full 13.1 miles!

  • Locals; run, cheer, volunteer! There's something to get everyone involved!

  • Out-of-town guests; check out our travel page for all the activities we have lined up for you!

Kick off your fourth with a half!


"Without question – the most enjoyable race I have run to date."  Mix in a Salad, 2014


"It was a great race– great course and TCM is easily becoming my favorite race organization. They just keep things simple, straightforward, professional, and still fun."  Kate Runs This, 2014


"Overall this race goes on my list of favorites. I am biased because I got to be there with my friends but thinking just about the race it was well organized, has nice swag, a pretty and challenging course, a nice start and finish area and plenty of course support" Just Plodding Along, 2013

Race Amenities
  • Brooks® technical men's and women's short-sleeve shirts ($24 value!, pictured right top)
    Size Chart

  • Commemorative Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon and Relay pint glass (pictured, right middle)

  • 2015 Red, White, & Boom! finisher medal (add your name and time for just $10)

  • Family Fun Area: presented by Running Room, with post-race picnic, lawn games and family fun

  • Caribou Coffee Iced Crafted Press samples!

  • A chance to win a "Boom box" prize full of goodies. Dress up in costume to increase your odds!

  • Easy access to start/finish with special hotel rates for out-of-towners

  • TCM Prize Patrol will be on the lookout to award prize packs to individuals who show Independence Day spirit. Show us your 4th of July style for the chance to win 1 of 13 "Boom Box" prizes full of goodies worth over $100!

  • Organized by Twin Cities In Motion, the region’s premier running event organization

  • TCM contributes a portion of every race dollar to local youth and professional athletes and helps raise more than $800,000 annually with its charity partners

VIP Experience - SOLD OUT

Did someone say private porta-potties?! The VIP Experience is only $15, and includes an exclusive additional gift (TCM Beach Towel, pictured, bottom right), one free beer*, private porta-potties, sweats check and tent, as well as special post-race treats. VIP participants are also eligible for special awards and prizes!

*Must present valid ID


Run the Relay 

Looking for a change? Find a buddy and register to run 6.5 miles (either the first or second half of the course) in the two-person relay! 

Learn more

Championship Event

This race is a 2015 RRCA Half Marathon Minnesota State Championship event.

Hot Dam

Hot Dam 5K Fun Run, Presented by the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board - July 3, 6:30 p.m.

Warm up for the Red, White & Boom! Participate in the Hot Dam 5K on Friday, July 3. Take in the beautiful view of the Minneapolis skyline as you enjoy a comfortable walk or run on the most scenic course in Minneapolis, which includes historic Main Street and the Stone Arch Bridge. Funds raised will support the spectacular fireworks display on July 4! Click here for more information.

Take Me Out to the Ball Game...

Take advantage of the weekend by watching the best of All-American baseball on the Fourth of July! Grab your friends and family for some major league fun and excitement at Target Field in Minneapolis. U.S. Bank Home Run Porch view tickets are available for only $25!  







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Twins-Tigers Series Dates:

Friday, July 10, 2015 at 7:10 p.m.

Saturday, July 11, 2015 at 3:05 p.m.

Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 1:10 p.m.



We need YOU (and 250 of your closest friends) to volunteer for the Boom! We're looking for course marshals, start line volunteers, and people for water stops! Click the Volunteer Tab for more information.