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Posted: October 3

Athletics Yoshida and Watychowicz Win 40th Anniversary Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

Bor and O’Keeffe win USATF 10 Mile Championships with Record Times.

St. Paul, Minn. – October 2, 2022 – Yuya Yoshida of Japan and Jessica Watychowicz of Colorado Springs won today’s 40th Anniversary Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. Yoshida became the event’s first Japanese winner, running 2:11:28 under sunny skies and race temperatures in the 60s. Watychowicz clocked 2:33:09 for her victory.

#TwinCitiesMarathon female winner is Jessica Watychowicz, unofficial time: 2:33:09

6495 runners finished the 26.2 mile race from downtown Minneapolis to the State Capitol grounds in St. Paul, which was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic and run at half capacity last year for safety.

Find full results of the 2022 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on MTEC Results..

In the USATF 10 Mile Championships held in conjunction with the Medtronic TC 10 Mile earlier in the morning, Hillary Bor of Colorado Springs broke the men’s 10 mile course record in 46:06. Fiona O’Keeffe of Concord, Mass. set the women’s event mark in 51:42.

Bor and O’Keeffe each won $12,000 for their titles, with O’Keeffe netting an additional $10,000 for winning the Equalizer Bonus, where the women were given a 5 minute, 53 second head start in the race.

8469 runners finished the 2022 Medtronic TC 10 Mile. Full results can be found on MTEC Results.here.

“The professional races were a great kickoff to a wonderful 40th anniversary celebration on a colorful fall day,” Twin Cities In Motion executive director Virginia Brophy Achman said. “We’re pleased to mark an important milestone and proud to be an event that runners continue to support.

Across the entirety of the 2022 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend, more than 20,000 runners participated in events for runners of all ages and paces.

Twin Cities InMotion (TCM) is the region’s premier running event company. Its mission is simple - ignite everyone’s inner athlete.?TCM is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit that organizes?dozens of events?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?regularly?give back more than $1?million annually to a variety of causes.For more information, visit us at TCMEvents.org, or find us on Instagram. and Twitter @tcmarathon.


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