FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kristine Smith
Twin Cities Marathon, Inc.
763-287-3888 ext. 13
Medtronic TC 10 Mile Lottery Registration Opens Friday, July 6
500 Extra Spots Offered in 2007 "Shortcut to the Capitol"
(Minneapolis, MN) –Online lottery registration for the Medtronic TC 10 Mile
opens Friday, July 6 at 8:00 a.m. at mtcmarathon.org. The lottery remains
open through Sunday, July 15 at 10:00 p.m. and offers two new features this
year, including an increase in registration numbers and the opportunity to
register as a group.
The total field has been increased to 5,500 for the 2007 race, to allow an
extra 500 runners the chance to run, said executive director Virginia
"The Medtronic TC 10 Mile is a highly sought after race, so the lottery
system gives runners a fair opportunity for registration," said Achman.
"Runners can only enter the lottery once and have the same chance of being
selected whether they register the first or last day of the lottery."
Race officials have also given runners the opportunity to register as a
group in 2007. With this feature, up to 10 runners can register as a group
and either the entire group is chosen or the entire group is not chosen.
There is no advantage to register as an individual versus as a group.
Registration is $50 for the race and will be charged only after lottery
selection has taken place. The lottery drawing will take place on July 18
with results available by July 20. Each registrant will receive an email
indicating lottery results and those selected will appear in the online
searchable tool at mtcmarathon.org after the lottery has been completed.
Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. is hosting the 2007 USA Men's 10 Mile
Championship as part of the Medtronic TC 10 Mile and The Running Room is
the Official Training Program for the Medtronic TC 10 Mile. For more
information, visit mtcmarathon.org.