Twin Cities in Motion

Press Releases

4/10/2014 - Twin Cities In Motion Becomes Major Sponsor of Team USA Minnesota

$30,000 Contribution to Enhance Elite Distance Development Program


4/7/2014 - Former Winner Kampf, 2013 Runner-Up Sifuentes Return to Medtronic TC 1 Mile

Pair to Race for Potential $15,000 Payday for Victory and Course Record


3/25/2014 - 
Olympic Silver-Medalist Nick Willis Returns to Defend Medtronic TC 1 Mile Crown

2013 Record-Setter Targets Second $10,000 Course Record Bonus

3/20/2014 - Twin Cities In Motion and Partners Raise $789,382 in Charitable Contributions in 2013


3/10/2014 - Medtronic Seeking Long Distance Runners Who Benefit From Medical Technology

“Global Heroes” Receive Entry and Travel to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or Medtronic TC 10 Mile in October


2/4/2014 - 
Five Minnesota Distance Runners Earn Athlete Development Grants

Running Community Partnership Supports State’s Top Runners


1/29/2013 -
Registration Set to Open for 2014 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Six Additional Twin Cities In Motion Events also Open February 1


1/27/2014 - Twin Cities In Motion Adds Four New Members to Board of Directors


12/10/2013 - Twin Cities In Motion Launches Registration for Five 2014 Race Series

Series Build Toward or Enhance Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend


10/6/2013 - Arciniaga Wins Close Men’s Race for First Marathon Win and USA Title

Former Minnesotan Bersagel Earns Medtronic Twin Cites Marathon Women's Crown


10/5/2013 - Men’s and Women’s Course Records Fall at TC 10K

More than 6,700 Runners Participate in Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Saturday Events


10/2/2013 - 
Four USA Championships at Stake at Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

$25,000 Prizes Await Men’s and Women’s Marathon Winners

10/1/2013 - Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Kicks Off on Friday

More than 28,000 Runners, 300,000 Spectators Expected

9/30/2013 - Franklin Bridge Closed to Motor Vehicles for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Motorists Advised to Plan Ahead for Travel Near Race Course


9/27/2013 - 
Local Olympian, Biggest Loser Contestant Headline Health & Fitness Expo

Carrie Tollefson, O’Neal Hampton Jr. Featured at Free Event


9/23/2013 - AthleteTracker Offers Text Updates for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Fans

Avtex and Twin Cities In Motion Partner to Bring Races to Fans’ Mobile Phones


9/19/2013 - Professional Headliners Announced for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

$145,000 at stake in USA Men’s & Women’s Marathon Championships 


9/17/2013 - Medtronic TC Family Events Offer Fun and Fitness for Kids of All Ages

Olympian Carrie Tollefson and Family Will Join the Action


9/12/2013 - Safety and Security Procedures Set for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Twin Cities In Motion, Public Safety Agencies Partner for Planning


7/5/2013 - TC Urban Dash to Offer Racers a Unique Challenge in the North Loop

New Event Set for Saturday, August 10 in Minnepolis


7/2/2013 - 2013 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Reaches Capacity

12,200 Participants Entered in 32nd Annual Event Set for October 6


7/1/2013 - Breanne Hegg Named Twin Cities In Motion’s Marketing & Media Director


6/26/2013 - Only 500 Spots Remain for 2013 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Organizers Expect 12,200 Runner Field to Fill before the Weekend Ends


6/17/2013 - 
Registration for 2013 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon 90% Complete

Organizers Expect 12,200 Runner Field to Fill before the End of June

 

6/3/2013 - Twin Cities In Motion to Lead Area’s National Running Day Activities

Twin Cities and USA Runners to Celebrate Reasons for Running on June 5

5/13/2013 - Twin Cities In Motion Announces 2013 College Scholarship Winners

A Pair of $5,000 Scholarships Awarded to Male And Female High School Seniors

 

5/9/2013 - Nick Willis Breaks Medtronic TC 1 Mile Record, Pockets $15,000

Sarah Brown Nips Olympian Nicole Sifuentes for Women’s Title

 

5/7/2013 - Fifth Olympian, 2010 Women’s Runner-Up Complete Medtronic TC 1 Mile Field Fields

Race Dedicated to the Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings

 

5/2/2013 - Strong Minnesotans Announced for Medtronic TC 1 Mile Professional Fields

USA Indoor Champ Leer and Breakthrough Steeplechaser Cheever Added

 

4/30/2013 - Carrie Tollefson to Run First Marathon at Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Three Generations of Olympian’s Family to Participate in Events

 

4/25/2013 - Four Olympians Added to Medtronic TC 1 Mile on May 9 in Minneapolis

Winners Could Earn $15,000 with a Victory and a Course Record

 

4/24/2013 - Twin Cities In Motion Dedicates Medtronic TC 1 Mile to Boston Marathon Victims

Event on Thursday, May 9 to Raise Awareness, Funds for Bombing Victims

 

3/26/2013 - Defending Champions Returning to Medtronic TC 1 Mile

Kampf, Miller to race for $25,000 Purse, $10,000 Record Bonuses

 

1/30/2013 - Registration Set to Open for 2013 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Six Additional Twin Cities In Motion Events also Open February 2

 

1/24/2013 - Twin Cities In Motion Adds Gisser, Raarup to Board of Directors

Pair Replaces Bryan Fuhr and Scott Ross on 16-Member Board

 

1/18/2013 - Twin Cities In Motion and Partners Raise $759,462 in Charitable Contributions in 2012

Contributions Increase by More Than 30% from Previous Year

 

1/15/2013 - Upper Midwest Endurance Challenge to Test Runners, Skiers

Grandma’s, Twin Cities In Motion and the Birkie Partner for Race Series

 

12/13/2012 - Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Featured on ESPN Latin America

17 Spanish-Speaking Countries Included in the Broadcasts’ Reach

 

12/10/2012 - Twin Cities In Motion Names imATHLETE Race Registration Partner 

imATHLETE Offers Seemless, Social Media-Integrated Registration Process

 

12/7/2012 - Twin Cities In Motion to Host 2013, 2014 USA Marathon Championships

USA 1 Mile Road Championships set for 2015, 2016 Medtronic TC 1 Mile

 

10/7/2012 - Kenya’s Kipyego and Portland’s Faber Win Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Titles

Trafeh Catches Bawcom for $10,000 Equalizer Victory in Medtronic TC 10 Mile 

 

10/6/2012 - International Field Readies for 31st Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Defending USA Men’s and Women’s Masters Champions Return

 

10/4/2012 - Professionals and “Faces in the Crowd” Slated for Tomorrow’s News Conference

Equalizer Head-Start to be Announced at Health & Fitness Expo

 

10/3/2012 - Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Kicks Off on Friday

 

10/3/2012 - Medtronic Extends Sponsorship of the Twin Cities Marathon, TC 10 Mile and Affiliated Youth Events

Strong Partnership in Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Continues for Three Additional Years

 

10/2/2012 - Deep Fields Gathering for USA Men’s and Women’s 10 Mile Championships

Medtronic TC 10 Mile Features $10,000 Women Versus Men Equalizer Bonus

 

9/29/2012 - Run Like a Mother Authors to Headline Health & Fitness Expo

Free Event Offers Features for Runners and Non-Runners Alike

 

9/26/2012 - AthleteTracker Offers Text Updates for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Fans

Avtex and Twin Cities In Motion Partner to Bring Races to Fans’ Mobile Phones

 

9/25/2012 - Four Olympians, Defending Champions to Battle for Equalizer Bonus

Record-Holders Abdirahman, Goucher Return to Medtronic TC 10 Mile

 

9/12/2012 - Grandma’s Champs Seek Bonus at Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

$10,000 Offered for Minnesota Marathon Victory Double

 

9/4/2012- Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Named World's Top-10 Marathon

Twin Cities In Motion Adds Three, Fills Staff Ahead of Signature Events

 

7/11/2012- Medtronic TC 10 Mile Lottery Opens

“The Shortcut to the Capitol®” to be run on Sunday, October 7, 2012 

 

7/2/2012- Third Annual Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon Course is Shortened to 5 Miles Due To Dangerous Heat Conditions

Runner and Community Safety is Paramount

 

6/19/2012- 2012 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Reaches Capacity

31st Annual Race to Include Participants from all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, and 13 other Countries

 

5/29/2012- Twin Cities In Motion Announces 2012 Scholarship Recipients

$5,000 Scholarships Awarded to One Male and One Female High School Senior

 

5/18/2012- Heather Kampf, Craig Miller Claim USA 1 Mile Road Championship Titles

Both Olympic hopefuls win first career USA titles

 

5/15/2012- Elite Fields Announced For USA 1 Mile Road Championships At Medtronic TC 1 Mile

New Champions to be Crowned from Field of National-Class Contenders

 

5/10/2012- Medtronic TC 1 Mile Features Today’s And Tomorrow’s Olympic Hopefuls

USA Championship on Nicollet Mall Culminates Evening of Running

 

3/28/2012- Twin Cities In Motion and Partners Raise Over $510,000 in Charitable Contributions in 2011

Donations further youth initiatives and support healthy lifestyles

 

10/2/2011- New Champions Malakwen, Tadesse-Bifa Crowned At Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Warm weather, record finishers mark the 30th running on Sunday, October 2

 

10/2/2011- Trafeh, Cherobon-Bawcom Capture USA 10 Mile Titles At Medtronic TC 10 Mile

Trafeh pockets $10,000 equalizer bonus by beating Cherobon-Bawcom to the tape

 

10/1/2011- Tollefson Runs Away With Second Career TC 5k Victory

Perfect weather brings record fields in Saturday events

 

9/27/2011- Defending Champ McGregor, Record Holder Abdirahman Return to USA 10 Mile

$10,000 Equalizer Bonus Pits Women Versus Men at Medtronic TC 10 Mile

 

9/15/2011- Returning Champs to Compete Against Each Other for $10,000 Bonus

McGregor, Abdirahman headline Medtronic TC 10 Mile fields to vie for equalizer cash prize

 

9/9/2011- Minnesotan Andrew Carlson to Make Debut at Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Carlson to face competition from strong international field

 

6/17/2011- 2011 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Reaches Capacity

11,200 participants are part of the marathon’s 30th year field on Sunday, October 2

 

6/13/2011- Twin Cities In Motion Announces 2011 College Scholarship Recipients

$5,000 Scholarships Awarded to One Male and One Female High School Senior

 

5/26/2011- Twin Cities In Motion to Celebrate 30th on National Running Day

Groups runs, prizes, free snacks and discounts on running gear highlight third annual National Running Day

 

5/19/2011- USA Men’s and Women’s Champions to Race Each Other for $10,000 Bonus at Medtronic TC 10 Mile

Event to Host USA Men’s and Women’s 10 Mile Championships in 2011 and 2012

 

5/12/2011- Sara Hall, David Torrence Claim USA 1 Mile Road Championship Title

Course records fall in Medtronic TC 1 Mile

 

5/10/2011- Elite Fields Announced For USA 1 Mile Road Championships at Medtronic TC 1 Mile

Men’s Champion Faces Challengers; Wide Open Women’s Field Seeks Title

 

5/5/2011- Ryan Hall, the Fastest American Marathoner Ever, to Test Himself at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile

American Half-Marathon Record-Holder to Run First Mile Race Since 2006

 

4/28/2011- Defending Champions Return to Medtronic TC 1 Mile in Minneapolis

Torrence, Pierce Set to Defend USA 1 Mile Road Titles on Nicollet Mall May 12

 

3/29/2011- Twin Cities In Motion Names Jeff Decker as Race Director

 

3/23/2011- President’s Challenge Program Partners with the Medtronic TC Kids Marathon to Promote the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award

 

2/2/2011- Twin Cities In Motion Debuts New Logo for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

 

1/27/11- Twin Cities In Motion and Partners Raise Over $336,000 in Charitable Contributions in 2010

Donations further youth initiatives and support healthier lifestyles

 

10/3/10- Sergio Reyes Wins USA Men’s Marathon Championship at the 29th Annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Buzunesh Deba captures the women’s title on Sunday, October 3rd

 

10/3/2010- McGregor Claims Sixth Win at Medtronic TC 10 Mile, Wins USA Women’s 10 Mile Championships

Near perfect weather conditions contribute to fast times

 

10/2/10- Close Finish at Second Annual TC 10K

Exciting TC 10K kicks off the TC 5K and Medtronic TC Family Events on Saturday, October 2

 

10/1/2010- Medtronic Extends Sponsorship of Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

 

9/29/2010- Six-Time Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Wheeler Champion Returns

Men’s masters field features three USA marathon champions

 

9/28/2010- Twin Cities In Motion Voluntarily Increases Drug Testing at 2010 Events

USA Track & Field to test championship events, Twin Cities In Motion funds testing for women’s open marathon field

 

9/22/2010- Four USA Titles at Stake Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend

Former champions Cabada and Ponomarenko return to the marathon