Today's Marketplace: Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

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GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn.--  Virginia Brophy Achman, Executive Director, Twin Cities In Motion, and planning partner with Medtronic, title sponsor of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, was our guest this morning on KARE 11 Today.

Virginia shared three must-do/must-see activities that will take place at the 31st running of the Twin Cities Marathon, Saturday and Sunday, October 6th and 7th.

• The Harry and Shelley Mascot Race and the Family Events including the Diaper Dash, Toddler Trot, Half Mile and Mile are among popular Saturday Family Day events.  For details, visit

• Twenty-five Medtronic Global Heroes will be running the marathon and 10 mile and 10K to spread the word that people living with medical devices can still lead full, active lives. To learn more about Medtronic Global Heroes, check out

• There are still opportunities to run, cheer, or volunteer all weekend long!

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