Three Twin Cities running events are designed with children in mind: an indoor run in February, cross country in May, and a road race in October.
Medtronic TC Kids Marathon is a free, award-winning, and unique online running program that offers 12, 8 and 4-week training sessions. Easy to do and fun for all!
We provide FREE online training programs and resources for kids, parents and teachers.
Since 2005, our participants have run more than 340,000 miles to healthier lives.
Medtronic TC Kids Marathon is a unique program that combines online training resources and real-life running events to get youth programs, schools, classrooms and families moving.
Access our free 12, 8, and 4-week training programs
Track your progress individually, as a family or a school group!
Request incentives for a positive training experience
Coordinate your training with our upcoming events
The Medtronic TC Kids Marathon program was selected as a recipient of the Saucony Grant this year! The Saucony Run For Good Foundation is committed to improving the lives of children by helping to prevent and reduce childhood obesity. We are honored to have been selected as a recipient and are looking forward to improving the lives of children in the Twin Cities this year!
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and it also marks the start of the new school year for kids across America. The President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition is ramping up its efforts to raise awareness about the importance of physical activity and good nutrition, and is challenging each of us to help America's youth lead a healthier lifestyle.
Get the Whole Family Active!
TC 5K Run/Walk
Diana Pierce Family Mile
Harry and Shelly's Mascot Invitational
Join us for the next exciting event from the Medtronic TC Kids Marathon series for kids and families at Como Park in St. Paul, Minn. The event will feature exciting cross country runs of Half Mile, Mile and Two Mile distances. Opening ceremonies to begin at 9:00 a.m. immediately followed by the the youngest kids running the Half Mile Race!