Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
It’s the one day thousands of people circle on their calendars. The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon draws thousands of runners and non-runners to the metro for a big weekend each fall.
It takes 5,000 volunteers to put on the Twin Cities Marathon. Executive director Virginia Brophy Achman said they are very appreciative of all the help. She was on on WCCO Radio’s News and Views program with Roshini Rajkumar.
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For the 28th straight year, the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon has reached its capacity. Officials from event organizers Twin Cities in Motion say 12,200 participants have already enrolled for the race, which will take place Oct. 5.
Thousands of runners and spectators turned out Sunday morning for the 32nd annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. After 2 hours, 13 minutes and 12 seconds, Nicholas Arciniaga crossed the finish line.
Thousands of people will be running the Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday. Some have done several marathons, but for many, it’s their first time. After months of training, the last day before a marathon is different for everyone. Mary Lunzer of Stillwater has her routine. “Go for a bike ride, have a nice dinner, go out for cocktails the night before,” Lunzer said. As runners picked up their race packets for the Twin Cities Marathon at the St. Paul RiverCentre on Friday, they were thinking more about dinner than running.
As finishing touches go up on the finish line along John Ireland Boulevard, 28,000 runners spent Friday checking in for marathon weekend. For runners and the expected 300,000 spectators cheering them on, April’s tragedy in Boston changed everything.
More than 12,000 athletes will run the 26.2-mile course on Sunday as part of the 32nd-annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon — beginning in Minneapolis and ending St. Paul — in what’s called the most beautiful urban marathon in the country.
As thousands of runners from across the country take part in this weekend’s 32nd Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, for one runner, the marathon isn’t as important as the 5K she’s running the day before.
It’s down to the wire for those participating in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, with just over one week until the big race. People have been preparing and training for a long time, and you’d hate to mess up your training so close to race day.
Running is something most do for different reasons. Whether you want to lose a couple of pounds or test yourself somewhere like the Twin Cities Marathon, you want to hit your stride the right way.
The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is less than two weeks away. Though the presumption is that you need to really loosen the purse strings to buy the appropriate pieces of clothing for running, the truth is that you don’t need to spend a lot of money to get the right kind of gear.
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The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is still more than three months away, but if you haven’t signed up for it you may be out of luck.
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