FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Twin Cities In Motion And the Minnesota Twins Partner For Charity 4K Run
Inaugural Twins Territory 4K, Presented By Twin Cities In Motion
Set For August 1
(Minneapolis, Minn.) - Twin Cities In Motion, the organizer of the
Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, and the Minnesota Twins are teaming up to
bring runners and Twins fans together for a worthy cause.
On Sunday morning, August 1, participants will have the opportunity to race
to Target Field, contribute to the Twins Community Fund and get a ticket to
see the Twins play in the brand new Target Field at the Twins Territory 4K,
presented by Twin Cities In Motion.
"We are so pleased to launch this event with the Minnesota Twins," Twin
Cities In Motion executive director Virginia Brophy Achman said. "We're
excited to be partnering with an esteemed Minnesota institution like the
Twins, and we're eager to give runners the opportunity to race across
Minneapolis, contribute to the Twins Community Fund, and watch a fine
baseball team play in its new home."
For just $49, participants will earn a commemorative race T-shirt, enjoy
finish-line food and beverages at Target Plaza, receive a ticket to any one
of three Twins games that weekend against the Seattle Mariners
(availability on a first-come first-served basis) and a portion of their
entry fee will support the charity partners of the Twins Community Fund.
Race participants will also have the opportunity to buy up to two
additional tickets to the weekend series at a special Twins Territory 4K
price. The Twins play games against the Mariners on Friday, July 30 at
7:10 p.m., Sunday, July 31 at 3:10 p.m. and Sunday, August 1 at 1:10 p.m.
The race starts near the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome at 7:00 a.m. It will
run past Gold Medal Park, the Guthrie Theater, the Mill City Museum and the
scenic banks of the Mississippi river. The route will take runners through
the North Loop neighborhood and the Historic Warehouse District of downtown
Minneapolis before ending on Target Plaza, the doorstep of Target Field.
The race field for the Twins Territory 4K, presented by Twin Cities In
Motion is capped at 2,000 participants, so interested runners should enter
early for this unique community event.
Find more information and entry details at http://minnesota.twins.mlb.com/
Twin Cities In Motion, (formerly Twin Cities Marathon, Inc.) is the
non-profit organization that organizes running events throughout the year,
including the Valentine's Day TC 5K, 100% Irish For A Day TC 5K & TC 10
Mile, Medtronic TC 1 Mile, Red, White & Boom! TC Half Marathon, the TC
5K, TC 10K & Medtronic TC Family Events, Medtronic Twin Cities
Marathon, Medtronic TC 10 Mile, all related events and Medtronic TC Kids
Marathon program, as a community service for the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
Visit www.mtcmarathon.org for more information about Twin Cities In
The Twins Community Fund was established as a nonprofit organization in
1991. The mission of the Twins Community Fund is to enrich local and
regional communities by providing resources for the healthy development of
children and families through and association with baseball, softball and
the Minnesota Twins. The Twins Community Fund is governed by a board of
directors representative of the Upper Midwest. Target, Treasure Island
Resort & Casino, Best Buy, U.S. Bank and Delta Air Lines are
Cornerstone Partners; contributing annually to the Twins Community Fund.
For more information or to make a contribution visit twinsbaseball.com/