Women Run the Cities 10 Mile

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Celebrate fitness in all its dimensions with a 10 mile run to benefit Girls on the Run. Then, enjoy a lovely brunch as your reward.

Exclusive Storm Creek Hoodie and Medal 

Wear your success with a unique medal and long sleeve jersey hoodie that is luxurious and soft, valued at $50.

Brunch With Us!

Cap race morning with a mimosa and brunch bites, presented by PNC Bank.

Free Training

Prepare for your race with Trackster, the top-rated free running app for runners of all levels.

River View Course

Returning to traditional and scenic Mississippi River courses starting and finishing at Minnehaha Park.

TC Kids Run Free 

Youth 18 and under run at no charge thanks to TCM Members and Donors.

Empowering the Next Generation 

We are excited to have Girls on the Run Minnestoa as our Official Charity Team. Learn more about their mission and programs here

In-Person & Virtual Options

Choose the option that’s right for your situation and preference.


TCM App, presented by Medtronic 

Keep Women Run the Cities – its info, updates, resources – close to you while training and on race day.  



Celebrate women in the lightweight Storm Creek long sleeve hoodie! This technical hoodie features UPF 30+ sun protection, moisture wick and thumbholes.
Race Details


Registration & Pricing

Below is the registration pricing for the Women Run the Cities 10 Mile. Tier 1 and Tier 2 will close as blocks are filled. Price tier increases for tiers 3-7 are date-based. All registration tiers, including virtual, are subject to availability. Register early to guarantee your spot and shirt size. 

Virtual registration is $39 for both the 5K, 10K and 10 Mile. There are no price increases in the virtual event. 

  Start End Price Point
 ̶T̶i̶e̶r̶ ̶1̶  ̶1̶s̶t̶ ̶R̶e̶g̶  ̶5̶0̶t̶h̶ ̶R̶e̶g̶  ̶$̶5̶5̶
 ̶T̶i̶e̶r̶ ̶2̶  ̶5̶1̶s̶t̶ ̶R̶e̶g̶  ̶1̶0̶0̶t̶h̶ ̶R̶e̶g̶  ̶$̶5̶9̶
 ̶T̶i̶e̶r̶ ̶3̶  ̶1̶0̶1̶s̶t̶ ̶R̶e̶g̶  ̶T̶h̶u̶,̶ ̶2̶/̶9̶  ̶$̶6̶4̶
 ̶T̶i̶e̶r̶ ̶4̶

 ̶F̶r̶i̶,̶ ̶2̶/̶1̶0̶

 ̶T̶h̶u̶r̶,̶ ̶4̶/̶1̶3̶  ̶$̶6̶9̶
 ̶T̶i̶e̶r̶ ̶5̶     ̶F̶r̶i̶,̶ ̶4̶/̶1̶4̶    ̶T̶h̶u̶,̶ ̶5̶/̶4̶    ̶$̶7̶4̶
Tier 6 Fri, 5/5 Thu, 5/17 $79
Tier 7 Fri, 5/18 Sat, 5/20 $80
Packet Pick Up

Provide your race number (emailed race week) to pick up your race materials. Race morning packet pick up at the event is available for those unable to attend packet pick up.

Date Time Location
Thursday, May 18 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Summit Brewing Company Ratskeller
Friday, May 19 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Summit Brewing Company Ratskeller
Saturday, May 20 TBD Minnehaha Falls Regional Park

Included at packet pick up: 

  • Race bib with attached timing device (do not bend) 

  • Four pins to attach your bib to your shirt 

  • Participant gear 

  • Race day information and customer service support: Event Alert System level, last-minute course changes, parking tips, large maps 

  • TCM merchandise available for purchase 


2023 Women Run the Cities course map.

2023 Women Run the Cities festival map

Station # Location Mile (Approx.) Water Nuun Sport Toilets
1 E 38th St & W River Pkwy  1.5 Yes No Yes
2 E 24th St & W River Pkwy (Outbound) 3.8 Yes Yes Yes
2 E 24th St & W River Pkwy (Inbound) 5.1 Yes Yes Yes
3 Mississippi River Blvd & Summit Ave (The Monument)  7.4 Yes Yes Yes
4 615 Misssissippi River Blvd (Scenic Overlook) 8.9 Yes Yes Yes
Notes All Stations are on the right
  Station #2 is hit twice
  Turnaround is just north of Annie Young Meadow
Parking and Transit

We strongly encourage carpooling, biking, or using public transportation as parking is limited in the area.

Be sure to allow plenty of time (45 minutes to an hour) between arrival and start time to walk to the packet pickup area, use toilets, check your gear, and prepare for the event.

Public Transit

FREE RIDES on Metro Transit buses and METRO lines for participants (& volunteers) from 5 a.m.-1 p.m. on race day, May 20th! Click here to download your pass.

Light Rail

50th Street & Minnehaha Light Rail Station via Blue Line is the closest stop.

  • It is an approximate 6-minute-walk (.3 miles) to the Race Festival


  • Use this link to plan your route(s)

Vehicular Arrival

Drop Off / Pick Up Zone: On South Minnehaha Drive in the semi-circle across from Princess (Minnehaha) Depot using the South entrance.

For drops and picks ups:

  • Use the right lane and drive up as far as you can in the lane
  • Use the left lane only for passing and exiting the area
  • When exiting the area only make right hand turns on S Minnehaha Dr.

In the Runner Drop Off/Pick Up Zone please be quick.

During runner Pick Up please be courteous and try to time it so you both and your driver arrive around the same time.


There is no designated participant parking, but neighborhood parking is available in the area.  Please pay close attention to no parking signs, designated parking hours and meter details. Do not park along the racecourse and obey all parking rules in effect.

Pace Runners By Medtronic

The Women Run the Cities 10 Mile will have Pace Runners by Medtronic. Charge your run with the right beat and shoot for your goal! We have lined up a huge range of paces available for this year’s Women Run the Cities 10 Mile. 

Pace per mile 

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Virtual Race Information

Participants in the virtual 5K, 10K and 10 Mile will be able to submit results May 1 – December 31, 2023.  

  • Submit virtual results here.

Gear will be mailed to the shipping address provided at the time of registration on Friday, June 2, 2023. 

Any changes to your address must be sent to info@tcmevents.org prior to Friday, April 14, 2023. Additional charges or delays in shipping may apply for incorrect addresses. 

Runners wishing to switch race distance or transfer registration to another person must complete the process by Wednesday, May 10, 2023. There are fees involved. Switching and transferring processes are conducted through your Race Roster account. (Helpful instructions here.) 

TC Kids Run Free Program

Runners aged 18 and under run at no cost at Twin Cities In Motion events through our TC Kids Run Free program. TCM Members and Donors support the program, the first installment of a larger initiative by nonprofit TCM to make events accessible to all. 

Kids can run in either the event’s “grown-up” race(s) or in 1 mile, half a mile and pre-K-dash races held in conjunction with the event. 

Read more about TC Kids Run Free Program 

Download the TCM App

Download the Twin Cities In Motion App to stay up to date on race details, track runners, and more! 


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. 

Results & Awards

Live results will be available via the Twin Cities In Motion app (available on iOS or Android) on race day. 

Click here to view all past year’s Women Run the Cities results (use the dropdown arrow to select the year and distance). 

Full 2023 results will appear here.

If you have any issues or questions about your results, please fill out the Results Question Form on the MTEC website. 


Volunteers keep us in motion! Register here to be a race day volunteer for WRC 2023! 

Women Run The Cities 2023 Maps


Frequently Asked Questions

When should I register?

Online registration closes when field limit is reached or at 6 p.m. on May 17, 2023, whichever comes first. Walk up registration will be offered at packet pick up May 18, 19 and 20. Register early for the lowest price!  

How can I see if I'm registered?

Use the online registration confirmation tool to verify entry to the WRC 2023. 

Can I switch to other distance or virtual?

Registrations may be switched between the 5K, 10K, 10 mile and virtual distances OR to another person one time. Transfer fees and restrictions apply. Registrations may only be transferred within the designated transfer period for each event. 

Registration transfers to another individual may only be transferred within the same event and distance as the original registration.  

Runners wishing to switch race distance or transfer registration to another person must complete the process by Wednesday, May 10, 2023. There are fees involved. Switching and transferring processes are conducted through your Race Roster account. (Helpful instructions here.) 

Email info@tcmevents.org with questions. 

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

Refunds are available within 48 hours of registration. This policy is valid until 5 days before the event. To request a refund, email info@tcmevents.org 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. TCM does not have a deferral program. 

Can I pick up my friend's packet?

Yes. Please have their race number and the correct spelling of the person's name available during pick up. 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 in line; thanks for understanding. 

Will gear check be available on race day?

Participants may place their gear and other items in the clear, plastic race bag provided at gear check, marked with a flag and located between Packet Pick up and the Finish Line. Please take note of the following details related to this free, race day service:​ 

  • Personal bags will not be accepted​ 

  • Clear, plastic bags will be available on race day 

  • Do NOT leave bags unattended on race day at any time​ 

  • Affix the gear check tag from race bib to the plastic bag using the tie provided at the gear check drop zone​ 

  • Tie bags securely shut before dropping at the gear check drop zone​ 

  • Do not check valuables, Twin Cities In Motion is not responsible for lost or stolen items​ 

  • Gear check opens at 7:30 a.m.​ 

  • Gear check closes at 11:45 a.m.​ 

  • We discourage runners and spectators from carrying non-transparent bags at the event at any time 


Do I have to run the entire time?

No, you may walk or run at any time during the race. Women Run the Cities 10 Mile participants must, however, be able to maintain a 15-minute-per-mile pace throughout the race due to course limits.  

Can I run with a stroller?

Strollers are permitted in the 5K and the participant running with a stroller must display a stroller bib assigned at packet pickup. For security and safety purposes, all persons with a stroller or baby jogger in the Women Run the Cities 5K must be able to maintain a 25-minute-per-mile pace and agree to the guidelines listed in registration for participation with a stroller. 

Can I run with my dog/pets?

We love four-legged friends, however, they are not permitted on course. Thanks for understanding. 

Are men/boys allowed to participate?

The spirit of the event is it's a woman's empowerment race.  All kids under the age of 18 are welcome to run any distance for free as part of the Kids Run Free program. We also encourage them to cheer or volunteer in order to support their loved one and the event as an alternative option, too. 


Can I volunteer for the event?

Yes! We're looking for people available to volunteer at the event on race day. Help us set up the event, serve participants on course, manage logistics, and more. Click here.  

What precautions is TCM taking to ensure my safety?

In advance of all events Twin Cities In Motion maintains close communication with public safety officials. Safety has always been our organization’s top priority, and we continuously monitor COVID-19 and all other public health and safety risks. Any event changes or updated protocols will be communicated in the Pre-Race Email sent race week. 

If you are interested in learning more, including our cancellation policies for both COVID-19 and reasons other than COVID-19, click here.