Valentine's Day TC 5K

Valentine's Day TC 5K

Date and Time

Lake Nokomis
Minneapolis, MN

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Race Amenities

Beautiful Course

Enjoy a scenic run along the parkway around Lake Nokomis.

Great Gear

Receive a Storm Creek long-sleeve technical shirt and an exclusive finishers medal.

Find Love on the Run

"Single", "Taken", "It's Complicated" and blank back tags make mingling with other runners easy.

Fun Prizes

Valentine prize packs randomly awarded to enthusiastic participants.

Instant Results

Timed race with results available online shortly after crossing the finish line.

Sweet Treats

Complimentary hot chocolate and conversation hearts are available pre- and post-race.

Free Photo Stop

Swing by the TCM photo stop to snap a pic with your sweetheart after the race.

Stay Warm

Add layers after the race by using our gear check and warm yourself by the fire from Fireside Hearth & Home.

Exclusive Finisher Medal

Finisher Medal

Receive a beautifully-crafted, exclusive 2018 event finisher medal! Check back for the design to be revealed!
Race Details
Packet Pick Up

Information is not set for 2018 event. Please check back!

Parking Information

Information is not set for 2018 event. Please check back!


Friends and family are welcome to come to the race, bring a motivational sign, and watch and cheer on participants! As always, please be respectful of private property and do not enter the race course. Pedestrians are permitted to cross the course at intersections where race officials are present to direct foot traffic.


2018 results will be available online after the event.

For results from 2015-2017, please click here.


Check out our FAQ's.

When should I register?

Registration will open for the Valentine's Day TC 5K on Thursday, November 30 at 10 a.m. 


November 30 - December TBD: Online Registration*

Individual Registration


Couple Registration (2 Entries)*


December TBD - January TBD: Online Registration*

Individual Registration


Couple Registration (2 Entries)**


January TBD - Capacity: Online Registration*

Individual Registration


Couple Registration (2 Entries)**


February TBD: In-Person Registration* (at Packet Pick Up)

Individual Registration Only


Race Day, In-Person Registration* (at Registration Tent on site, 8:30 a.m.)

Individual Registration Only


*Registration will close when the field limit is reached.

Registration Notes:

In order for each person to receive registration confirmation, one must provide a unique email address for each unique registration. For example: John and Jane Smith using "smithfamily" for their registrations will only receive one person's confirmation, and one detailed race email.

Prices listed do not include processing fee.

We’re dedicated to providing safe, fun and high-quality events for athletes of all ages and abilities to promote health and fitness. Thank you for your support! 

How can I see if I'm registered?

Registration confirmation is available online. Search function will be available when registration opens.

Can I receive a refund or defer my entry to next year?

Refunds are available within 48 hours of registration only. To request a refund, email [email protected] or call 289-7701 within 48 hours of when you submitted your registration. If accepted, you will be refunded your race entry fee; online transaction fees are non-refundable. Deferrals are not permitted.

Can I transfer my 5K entry?

Race registrations for select TCM events may be transferred to another person through the automated TCM transfer process. Registrations may only be transferred within the designated transfer period for each event and within the same event and distance as the original registration. The Valentine's Day TC 5K transfer deadline is January TBA. Additional fees and restrictions may apply including ineligibility of some registrations completed using an invitation code. Once race numbers are assigned, they are never transferable. View step-by-step instructions to begin a transfer. Email [email protected] with questions.

Can I pick up my friend or team's packet?

Yes. Please have ready their race number and the correct spelling of the person's name. Registrants will be notified of race numbers in the pre-race email following the end of online registration. Picking up others' packets is limited to FOUR at a time if others are waiting; thanks for understanding.

Can I pick up my packet on race day?

Yes. If you are unable to pick up your packet before the event, packet pick up will also be available at the north end of the Lake Nokomis Main Beach parking lot beginning at 9 a.m., and will conclude at 9:45 a.m.

Do I have to run the entire time?

No, you may walk or run at a comfortable pace. Please see the course time limit information for details.