Fun, Fitness and Fundraise for Thyroid Awareness & Research
Join TEAM THYROID at the "Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America"
Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon - October 4, 2015
Events include: 10K and 5K races, October 3, 2015
It's not just a race, it's a Family Fun WEEKEND
featuring a the Medtonic Health Fair, and events for everyone
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is participating as a contributing charity at the Medtronic Twin Cities in Motion Marathon Weekend 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to support thyroid research. We invite you to join Team Thyroid as a charity team runner, and help the ATA fundraise and bring cause awareness to Thyroid diseases & thyroid cancer. Register Today! First 5 marathon runners to join Team Thyroid are guaranteed race entry and will receive an exclusive invitation code to get the charity registration rate of $105! Discount only applies to marathon entries.
Marathon Deadline: August 14, 2015
10K and 5K runners may sign up at any time
Runners, please contact Meryem Karad at the ATA. Marathon runners will need to get the team registration code to get charity rate on the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon site. The ATA requests that runners pay their own registration fee.
Please consider contributing to Team Thyroid through donations and help our runners reach this year's fundraising goal.
Donations from this event will be in support of the ATA in thyroid research and public educational programs, including online patient resources. The philanthropic support of our members, friends, the public, and grateful patients permits the ATA to provide the variety and extent of valuable services, including:
- Trainees and Career Advancement
- Patient Education and Advocacy
- Program implementation
Join Team Thyroid and enjoy the races!
The MedtronicTwin Cities Marathon and races are perfect for:
Friends of the ATA: anyone who has or knows someone with a thyroid disease-- Your efforts will advance research and treatment options for an estimated 20 million American thyroid patients and help spread awareness of thyroid diseases and thyroid cancers to the 60 percent of those with thyroid disease whom we estimate are yet undiagnosed.
First-time racers--Walk or run, you will be welcome at the start line and congratulated at the finish. Experienced runners - USATF-certified, chip-timed courses are fast and have competitive fields.
Out-of-Towners--Don't let the marathoners have all the fun while you're in town. This is THE weekend to come to the Twin Cities. It IS the Most Beautiful Urban Marathon in America!
Locals--You may run into a few friends, but you'll definitely meet some new ones! The whole Twin Cities joins in on our Saturday races.
Families--Bring the kids, grandparents, aunts, and uncles, Saturday contains the perfect distance for everyone. Run together, or pick your perfect distance. Coworkers - Train together, or compete against one another!