TC 5K Challenge - 2018

Presented by Storm Creek.

TC 5K Challenge

Reasons to Run

So Much SWAG

Receive the gear for all races and an additional piece for the series.

Special Recognition

Wear an extra race bib with your series to encourage fellow challengers.

Post-Race Celebration

Enjoy a private, heated tent with food, beer, and receive your series medal and vest!

Try Something New

Build strength and confidence as you complete each event.

The TC 5K Challenge combines four of our favorite Twin Cities In Motion 5K events. Running in this series will keep you moving in the winter, spring, summer, and fall, where you'll finish during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend! Whether you're planning to break your 5K personal record, or simply get the motivation to start running, this series is a good choice for all ages and abilities.

2017 TC 5K Challenge gear

Storm Creek® Packable Insulated Vest

Perfect for all seasons, this custom vest includes the TC 5K Challenge emblem to show off your 2018 accomplishments in style. Features:
- Lightweight and packable
- Thermolite® insulation
- Water resistant
- Side pockets and drawcord hem
- Available in men’s and women’s sizing
Exclusive Finisher Medal

Exclusive Finisher Medal

Receive a collectible 2018 TC 5K Challenge finisher medal after your final event, for a total of 5 finisher medals in just one race series!


When should I register?

Registration for the 2018 TC 5K Challenge will open on Tuesday, October 24 at 10 a.m.

October 24 - November 29: Online Registration


November 30 - February 7: Online Registration


Prices do not include processing fees. Registration will close when the field limit is reached.

How can I see if I'm registered?

Registration confirmation for the TC 5K Challenge is online. Click here to access the search function. Enter your first and/or last name and click Apply to search. Click on your name to view your registration confirmation. 

What is included with entry?

The TC 5K Challenge includes individual entry for each event in the series, an additional piece of apparel, and an extra finisher medal at the conclusion of the series. Each individual entry includes an assigned race number, participant gift, and all general participant amenities. Some races include the option to upgrade the general entry for an additional cost. Registrants will receive communication via email with the details for each individual event the week of the event. Finisher medals for each race are available to finishers at each event, and for the series at the final finish line.

Will there be prizes and awards?

The top 3 men and women who complete the TC 5K Challenge will be awarded a finisher certificate with his or her place and time! Due to the complexity of the series, age group awards will not be awarded.

When will I receive my gear?

We're working on the gear distribution details. Stay tuned for the announcement!