FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2011 MEDTRONIC TWIN CITIES MARATHON REACHES CAPACITY
11,200 participants are part of the marathon's 30th year field on Sunday,
St. Paul, MN (June 17, 2011) – Registration closed today for the 30th
running of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, with participants coming
from all 50 states, Canada, Mexico and 13 other countries.
"We look forward to a great race on October 2nd," said Twin Cities In
Motion Executive Director, Virginia Brophy Achman. "Filling the field
again this year is a testament to the commitment to healthy lifestyles that
runners continue to uphold. The tremendous community support welcoming
marathon participants each year makes this event one we are proud to be
Those still wishing to take part in the race can reserve their spot at the
start line through the Twin Cities In Motion Community Partners Fundraiser
Entry Program benefiting the organization's youth fitness partners,
including Bolder Options, Migizi Communications and the YWCA of
Minneapolis. The fundraiser offers 150 additional online marathon entries
with donations used to support these partners. Interested participants can
go online to tcmevents.org to take part in the Fundraiser Entry Program.
For the price of registration, plus a $100 tax-deductible donation, the
first 150 entries received will gain entry into the 30th running of The
Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America®.
Twin Cities In Motion focuses its fundraising efforts on kids' fitness and
wellness through its youth fitness partners. The funds raised through the
Fundraiser Entry Program help these organizations focus on their mission to
benefit youth and to combat childhood obesity in the Twin Cities area.
To learn more about our youth fitness partners and our community outreach
efforts visit us online at tcmevents.org.