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10 reasons to run Twin Cities Marathon for Children’s Minnesota

Thinking about running a marathon? What about running a marathon for a cause? Here are 10 reasons you should consider running the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 9 on behalf of Team Superstars!

  1. Children’s Minnesota is a nonprofit organization, so every dollar you raise on behalf of our charity team — Team Superstars — is tax-deductible and will go to the program of your choice.
  1. The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is considered the most beautiful urban marathon in the United States!
  1. You get to wear the sweetest tank around.
  1. It’s a great race for newbies! Thirty percent of the field is made up of people running 26.2 miles for the first time.
  1. Children’s provides training support with the help of Zoom Performance and coach Antonio Vega. Runners get to pick from three plans, too.
  1. The race starts in Minneapolis and ends in St. Paul!
  1. We have the best team hashtag! #EatMyStardust
  1. The spectators are second to none.
  1. By going the extra mile, you get to make a difference in the lives of our patients and families.
  1. It’s all about the kids!

Contact Brady Gervais at [email protected] for more information. To join the team, please visit our website for step-by-step instructions.

Jimmy Bellamy