Twin Cities Marathon: Full

     This Monday release from the Twin Cities Marathon on filling the Oct. 3 race with a record number of 11,200:

(Minneapolis) – Registration for the 2010 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon closed this past weekend when the event reached its 11,200 runner capacity.  Participants from all 50 states and 14 countries will compose the marathon’s largest field ever.

The 29th event, to be run on October 3, reached its capacity for the 23rd consecutive year.

“This great fall tradition celebrates the aspirations of the every day marathoner, as well as the professional athletes,” Twin Cities In Motion executive director Virginia Brophy Achman said.  “The community continues to support our events and we thank all of our participants for choosing to run their fall race with us.”

Those still wishing to take part in the race can reserve their spot at the start line October 3 through the Twin Cities In Motion Community Partners Fundraiser Entry Program benefiting the organization’s youth fitness partners, including Bolder Options, Migizi Communications and the YWCA of Minneapolis.  The fundraiser offers 150 additional online marathon entries with donations used to support these partners.  Interested participants can go online to to take part in the Fundraiser Entry Program.  For the price of registration, plus a $100 tax-deductible donation, the first 150 entries received will gain entry.