CaringBridge Selected as Participating Charity for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon
Eagan, Minn. (March 20, 2013) —
CaringBridge, the nonprofit caring social network that connects people during any type of health event, is a participating charity for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.
Runners can dedicate their Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon to CaringBridge to raise funds for the nonprofit, helping it fulfill its mission to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier.
“Dedicating a race to CaringBridge provides extra motivation for an individual and is a great way to give back to an organization that is important to you,” said Susan Umlor, CaringBridge development specialist.
Registration for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is now open. The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, which will run from downtown Minneapolis to the State Capitol grounds in St. Paul on Sunday, October 6, is limited to 12,200 participants and typically fills by June each year. Its charity program raised $750,000 in 2012 and is aiming for $1 million in 2013.
Interested in joining Team CaringBridge? Run the 2013 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and sign up here: http://caringb.org/jointcmarathon
Can’t run but want to support Team CaringBridge? Donate here.
Twin Cities In Motion (TCM) Twin Cities In Motion (formerly Twin Cities Marathon, Inc.) is the nonprofit organization that provides nationally recognized, high quality running events throughout the year, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. With a mission of promoting healthy lifestyles through running events and community outreach, TCM and its charity partners contribute over $750,000 to related causes annually. For more information, visit www.tcmevents.org, www.facebook.com/TwinCitiesInMotion, and follow us on Twitter @tcmarathon.
CaringBridge is a nonprofit offering many ways for people to care for each other during any type of health event. Its mission is to amplify the love, hope and compassion in the world, making each health journey easier. For more information, visit www.CaringBridge.org.