Fall is right around the corner and it's time to save the date (October 7th, 2018) for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and 10 mile race! Achieving Cures Together is assembling a team of runners to participate in the event. Come cheer them on and join us for a post-race event at the Town and Country Club. Doors open at 12:00PM and food and a program will start at 1:00PM. The event is free of charge and we look forward to seeing you there!
On May 19th and May 20th, 14 runners participated in the Colfax Marathon, 10 mile race and 5K in Denver, Colorado to support Achieving Cures Together. It was a phenomenal event filled with energy and passion! Way to go team!
The Achieving Cures Together 2017 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and Medtronic Twin Cities 10 Mile race was a huge success! This video captures some of the highlights from the day.
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