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Posted: March 5, 2020:  

Athletics: Registration for 39th Annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Opens Thursday

TC 5K, TC 10K and Medtronic TC Family Events also Launch March 5

St. Paul, Minn. - March 4, 2020 - Registration for the 39th annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon will open to the general public on Thursday, March 5, at 10:00 a.m. CST. The 26.2 mile race, which runs from downtown Minneapolis to the State Capitol grounds in St. Paul, takes place on Sunday, October 4.

Registration for the marathon will be conducted online through the Twin Cities In Motion website,TCMEvents.org. Registration for the largest marathon in Minnesota is currently $110, with prices rising as the event fills. Registration opened earlier this week to members of Twin Cities In Motionís rewards program, and more than 1500 runners have already signed up for the events taking place marathon weekend.

"Opening marathon weekend registration is always an exciting time for our team and the running community. The journey to the marathon which is often a transformative event in peopleís lives is beginning now," Twin Cities In Motion President Mike Logan said. "There was a lot of energy and excitement when we opened registration to our Rewards In Motion members on Tuesday and we expect even more momentum Thursday."

Registration for the Medtronic TC Family Events, TC 5K, presented by Fredrikson & Byron P. A., and TC 10K, which take place at the State Capitol grounds on Saturday, October 3, as part of Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend will also open Thursday. The TC Loony and TC Ultra Loony Challenges - where runners participate in the TC 5K and TC 10K prior to running either the 10 mile or marathon the following day - also launch on Thursday.

The registration drawing for the Medtronic TC 10 Mile held on October 4 will be open from Wednesday, June 3, to Thursday, June 11, with the drawing itself taking place on Tuesday, June 16.

More than 25,000 runners participate annually in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend, including more than 7,000 marathoners and more than 13,000 10 milers. For more information about the event, visit the Twin Cities In Motion website, TCMEevents.org.

Twin Cities In Motion (TCM) is the regionís premier running event company. Its mission is simple - ignite everyoneís inner athlete. TCM is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit that organizes 27 races throughout the year, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, a Top 10 U.S. marathon, to provide opportunities for people of all ages, abilities, and experiences to live an active, healthy lifestyle. Collectively, TCM and its charity partners that fundraise at TCM events give back more than $1.1 million annually to a variety of causes. For more information, visit us at Facebook and Twitter @ @tcmarathon


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