Natalie Lu, quality and patient safety coach at Children’s Minnesota and Team Superstars charity athlete, began a race last fall like any other. At the end, Natalie was given a life-changing surprise.
The Gaines family donated to Children's Minnesota after hearing Brad and Barb Turgeon's story, two Team Superstars runners.
February 24, 2018, 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Golden Valley
Sota encourages Minnesotans and friends to get outside, embrace the cold weather and enjoy the snow and beauty of our state, while wearing their best lumber-Jack and Jill attire. The Lumberjack 5K is not competitive, so chip timers and race bibs will not be provided. Registration includes a Sota lumberjack bomber hat and one free beer. Fifteen percent of event proceeds will be donated to Children's.
October 7, 2018, 12 a.m. – 2 p.m., Minneapolis
Registration for 2019 is now full. Please show your support for our Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or TC 10-mile athletes by donating to their pages, or joining us on race day to cheer them on! The official Children's cheering section will be at the corner of Summit and Cleveland Ave. in St. Paul.
June 22, 2019, 6:15 a.m. – 2 p.m., Duluth
Go the extra mile by running the Grandma's Marathon or Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon and fundraising on behalf of Children's Team Superstars. Learn more here.
April 12, 2017, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Edina
Join for a pop-up 5K in support of Children's Minnesota. After the run, stay to shop, participate in giveaways and enjoy snacks and beverages. Nine percent of sales will be donated to Children's.
January 1, 1970, 12 a.m. – 12 a.m., St. Louis Park
Join members of Children's Team Superstars on Friday, September 16 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. for a fun night of shopping! Enjoy beverages and snacks while shopping at Primp - West End. Ten percent of sales will go to Children's charity care program.
This year's charity running team kickoff event takes place 9-11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7.
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.
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.