FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Twin Cities in Motion Launches New Half Marathon, July 4, 2010
Inaugural "Red, White & Boom" TC Half Marathon will also
include four-mile and kids distances
MINNEAPOLIS, MN (October 7, 2009) – Twin Cities in Motion is adding a
half-marathon to it's line-up of offerings throughout the year of running
events in Minneapolis, Minnesota. "Red, White & Boom" TC Half Marathon is
the first half marathon planned by the organization and was created to meet
the growing interest in that distance and to offer runners a major event
that can be included in holiday weekend plans surrounding July 4th.
"Running is showing no signs of slowing as people continue to value health
and fitness," said Twin Cities in Motion executive director Virginia Brophy
Achman. "We're thrilled to offer the new Red, White & Boom TC Half
Marathon on July 4th and have seen interest in this distance supported
through research the governing body of running has conducted as well as
from our running community here in the Twin Cities."
A four-mile distance, as well as kids events, will be part of the morning,
allowing walkers and runners of all ages and abilities to join in the
festivities. The national half-marathon is planned for the Minneapolis
area surrounding Boom Island during the peak tourism season in the Midwest,
giving families more opportunities to "Explore Minnesota". Visit
mtcmarathon.org for more information.