Race for a Cause

Looking for the courage to sign up for a race or the motivation to make it to the finish line? We have you covered! If you are looking for a cause to add depth to your experience, Twin Cities In Motion has a variety of options to ignite your fitness journey.

Charity Program

Better yourself AND your community. Add meaning to your miles by participating in our community and charity programs! Sign up with official programs for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and Medtronic TC 10 Mile; official charity teams to be posted soon. Please check back or email volunteer@tcmevents.org with questions.

Process to officially register for a Charity Team

To benefit a charity, please contact the organization listed below BEFORE you register. You will not be able to transfer onto a charity team after you register.

  1. If you have been recruited by a Charity Partner, use the password/code provided to you from your Charity Partner captain to place yourself on the team during registration.
  2. Selecting the charity interest dropdown within the marathon registration form will not place you with a charity.
  3. You must register with the code to officially join and be counted as a team member.

TCM Community Partners

Girls on the Run Twin Cities

Girls on the Run Twin Cities, Inc. inspires girls in the 3rd to 5th grades to be joyful, healthy and confident by combining training for a 3.1 mile race with important lessons about body image, healthy living, friendship and more. It takes an entire community to empower young girls to live to their potential.


YWCA Minneapolis

YWCA Minneapolis works to fulfill their mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. YWCA Minneapolis girls and youth programs focus on the strengths of young people and challenge them to expect and create great things in their lives.

Rachael Weiker engagement@ywcampls.org

Minnesota Distance Elite

Minnesota Distance Elite is based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. The Distance Training Center is a coordinated effort to bring local resources together to improve post-collegiate American distance running and develop Olympians. It was formed in January 2001 and began selecting athletes - primarily from Minnesota and the Upper Midwest - in April of that year. The Minnesota Distance Elite Training Center builds on the state's long and proud history of producing talented runners and Olympians.

Dave Smisek, djsmisek@msn.com 651-208-5453