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2017 Team Superstars Kick-Off

January 26, 2017, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Minneapolis

Interested in running for a good cause? Join us on Thursday, January 26 to learn about opportunities to run and fundraise for Children's at Grandma's Marathon, the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon or the Twin Cities Marathon (full or 10 mile options). Mix and mingle with Children's Team Superstars athletes, mentors and running coaches. Enjoy free food and discount shopping (20% off). We’ll have a special drawing for people who sign up to run the Twin Cities Marathon on behalf of Children’s that evening, as well as a drawing for anyone who shows up.

Minneapolis girls see marathon as chance to help others

Members of the Team Superstars charity endurance team aren’t the only ones to use the Twin Cities Marathon as a chance to give back to the kids of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. A pair of Minneapolis girls found a blister-free way to make an impact on race day.

Passionate runner and Children’s Minnesota employee to go extra mile for kids

When Nathan Branson isn’t repairing and maintaining medical equipment, you’ll likely find him at Lake Harriet, pounding laps with his local running club.

Ralph to go the distance for granddaughter

Ralph Imholte, 62, was the first member of Team Superstars, Children's charity endurance team.

Team Superstars runner returns to her first home

Melissa Haun, who spent her first days at Children's neonatal intensive care unit, is a child life specialist.

Advice for first-time marathoners from Coach Antonio Vega

Because many Team Superstars runners will be lining up for 26.2 miles for the first time, we asked Antonio a few questions.