Three Twin Cities running events are designed with children in mind: an indoor run in February, cross country in May, and 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
Despite public health messages about the importance of reducing consumption of sugary drinks, many parents believe that some drinks with high amounts of added sugar—especially fruit drinks, sports drinks and flavored water—are healthy options for children
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!
Experience the joy of running and pride of accomplishment at our fun run!
Help kids earn confidence and pride and inspire them to develop a life-long love of being active!