Virginia Brophy Achman
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.
Nearly 3,000 runners from around the state started Independence Day with the “Red White & Boom!” Twin Cities Half Marathon and Relay in Minneapolis. Only two runners got to do it as a team.
Thousands of Minnesotans are training to finish the annual Tough Mudder obstacle course this summer. But they may want to practice keeping their mouths shut.
The Twin Cities Red, White and Boom Half Marathon on July 4 has been shortened to a five mile course due to the forecasted dangerously high temperatures and humidity.