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Medtronic TC Family Events & TC 5K

Description.

Medtronic TC Family Events & TC 5K & Medtronic TC Kids Marathon

MCTC Website

When

October 3, 2009 8:30 a.m. start

The 5K course starts and ends on John Ireland Boulevard, near the State Capitol. This out-and-back course takes you through the neighborhoods of St. Paul and finishes at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon finish line, located near the intersection of John Ireland Boulevard and 12th Street. Club RunClub Run is the official 5K training program. For more information click here.

3rd Annual Governor’s Cup

Again this year, the winner of the Governor's Cup receives a brand-new AED, compliments of Medtronic. In it’s 3rd year, the Governor’s Cup is a way for Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. and the Governor of Minnesota to recognize the hard work that emergency responders, police, fire and ambulance workers have dedicated to our weekend of events over the last 27 years. It is also a chance for the governor to thank all of you for all that you do for the citizens of Minnesota. The race also recognizes our combined commitment to state-wide health and fitness.

The race works like this: times are collected from each team member, and the lowest three times from each team are tabulated for a total team time. The lowest team time wins the competition, and that team takes home the Governor’s Cup. The Cup is then passed from city to city, team to team, each year, based on the race outcome. Email Kristine@mtcmarathon.org to get your team registered!

5K Course Certification and Timing

The 5K Run/Walk course is certified by USA Track & Field. TCM, Inc. will be using the ChampionChip® Timing System, provided by ChampionChip Minnesota. This enables participants to get net times. Chips must be picked up and tested at packet pick-up, as you will not be timed without a chip. Within two weeks after the race, you will receive your results card with your official time and place.

Diana Pierce Family Mile
9:30 a.m. Start Time

An event for the whole family, the Mile starts and ends on John Ireland Boulevard, near the State Capitol. The race follows the 5K course for 1/2 mile and returns to finish at the 5K/Marathon finish line.

Half Mile presented by

10:00 a.m. Start Time
An event for the whole family, the Half Mile starts and ends on John Ireland Boulevard, near the State Capitol. The race follows the 5K course for 1/4 mile and returns to finish at the 5K/Marathon finishline. Includes a wheeler half mile presented by Sister Kenny.

Diaper Dash presented by

10:30 a.m. Start Time
Participants in the Diaper Dash crawl from an inner circle to an outer circle. This event is for the little ones requiring the assistance of their hands and knees! It takes place on the lawn of the State Capitol Grounds near the intersection of John Ireland Boulevard and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Harry & Shelly’s Mascot Invitational

10:45 a.m. Start Time Kids of all ages will love Harry & Shelly’s Mascot Invitational! Don’t miss this Saturday event featuring your favorite mascots running for the finish line in a race all their own. Medtronic TCM’s mascots, Harry and Shelly, and all their friends will be available for hugs and photos before and after the race too. Come cheer for the mascots!

Toddler Trot

11:00 a.m. Start Time
Approximately 50 yards long, the course is run in waves starting with the oldest children. It takes place on the lawn of the State Capitol Grounds, near the intersection of John Ireland Boulevard and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.

Course Safety

For your safety and for the safety of others, absolutely NO automobiles, pacers, bicycles, in-line skates or pets are allowed on the course.

Headphones

Portable listening devices not capable of receiving communication will be allowed in the marathon. Those competing for awards of any kind may not use such devices. Cell phones and other devices capable of receiving communication are not allowed on the course. For more information regarding this rule change, click here.

PARENTS:

Same day registration ends 15 minutes before each race. Please arrive early to ensure your participation. The Mile, Half Mile, and Toddler Trot will be run in waves according to age. Please make sure that you listen carefully for the line-up, and dress your children appropriately for the weather as they wait their turn.

Event Dates.

    Event 1
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Location.

John Ireland Blvd. Near State Capitol, Minneapolis, MN, 55422

Past Results.

Past Media.

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