Watch finish line video at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

8:36 AM, Oct 4, 2011   |    comments
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MINNEAPOLIS -- The 30th running of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon is taking place today. Nearly 20,000 people will cross the finish line and 300,000 will be cheering them on.

2011 Results

TC 5K  - Minnesota Olympian, Carrie Tollefson secured her second win of the TC 5K in 16 minutes, 29 seconds. In the men's race, a group of students from the University of Minnesota ran as the lead pack until Adam Zutz broke away with 1000 meters left, breaking the tape in 15:01.

TC 10K  - Jeremy Cook of Hudson, Wis., won the TC 10K with a time of 34:28. For the women, Amanda Lee of Flagstaff, Ariz. took home the title with a time of 36:48.

Medtronic TC 10 Mile - The men's champion is Mohamed Trafeh, who ran 46:46, just eleven seconds off course record pace. Janet Cherobon-Bawcom claimed the women's title with a time of 54:15.

Medtronic TC Marathon  - Sammy Malakwen, a 33-year-old Kenya native who lives and trains for part of the year in Two Harbors, finished in 2 hours, 13 minutes and 11 seconds in his first Twin Cities Marathon. Yeshimebet Tadesse-Bifa, 23, of Ethiopia, won the women's race in 2:28:24.

Watch the finish line from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the videos below.  They are separated in half-hour segments.

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