FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kristine Smith
Twin Cities Marathon, Inc.
763-287-3888 ext. 13
Medtronic TC 10 Mile Lottery Selected
Second chance opportunities offered to support marathon community outreach
(Minneapolis, MN) –Online lottery registration for the Medtronic TC 10 Mile
is complete. 5,500 runners have been selected to take their mark at the
start line of the "Shortcut to the Capitol" Sunday, October 7 at 7:10 a.m.
An additional 500 spots were added to this year's field, and runners were
given the choice to register as an individual or as a group, according to
Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. executive director, Virginia Brophy Achman.
"The tremendous response to the lottery is evidence that the sport of
running and the commitment to fitness continue to remain high on the list
of lifestyle goals of people throughout Minnesota," said Achman. "Because
of the keen interest in this event, we offer those who weren't selected
through the lottery the chance to enter through our fundraiser entry
Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. raises funds to contribute to the community,
including our youth fitness partners Bolder Options, Girls on the Run
Hennepin County, Migizi Communications and YWCA of Minneapolis. The
fundraiser entry program information is online at mtcmarathon.org beginning
Monday, July 23, and is available to the first 150 registrants. For more
information, visit mtcmarathon.org.