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Twin Cities Marathon Now Full

Posted Monday, May 19th, 2008 10:57 pm GMT -6 in Marathons, Running

The 2008 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon reported today that the 11,000 runner field is now full.

If you still want to run, there will be 150 entries available beginning Thursday, May 22 at 12:00 p.m. via the Fundraiser Entry Program. These entries cost the regular $95 entry fee, plus a $100 tax-deductible donation that will support kids fitness and wellness through several youth fitness partners:

  • Bolder Options mentoring program teaches youth to succeed in all of life’s races, and the vision to build a community of caring relationships in support of our youth, nearly 350 youth have benefited since 1998.
  • MIGIZI Communications effects and contributes to the American Indian community through social justice and positive change by committing resources to telecommunications, education, health/wellness, and other areas that contribute to capacity-building within the American Indian community.
  • YWCA of Minneapolis works to fulfill their mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. YWCA of Minneapolis’ girls and youth programs focus on the strengths of young people and challenge them to expect and create great things in their lives.

“Runners looking for a great fall race come to the Twin Cities for the terrific community support, the beautiful fall weather and for a top-quality marathon experience,” said executive director of Twin Cities Marathon, Inc. Virginia Brophy Achman. “We are excited to offer a limited number of additional spots in the marathon as we help raise funds for our community partners.”

Originally published by DK on May 19, 2008 at 10:57 pm

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