Sep 18, 2014

Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Health & Fitness Expo Oct. 3-4

The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Health & Fitness Expo, one of the many events hosted in conjunction with the 33rd annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend, returns to Saint Paul RiverCentre on Friday - Saturday, Oct. 3 - 4. The expo is free and open to the public.

More than 40,000 running enthusiasts are expected to attend the expo, which will feature 120 vendors including hands-on health and fitness exhibits, great bargains on running and fitness gear, free samples and massages, and information on equipment, nutrition and other runner events. Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon merchandise will be available for sale including posters, apparel and gifts.

Attendees can enjoy free seminars by a host of celebrated running experts and enthusiasts including Kim Jones, a two-time winner of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and the author of the memoir "Dandelion Growing Wild," as well as a host of health and fitness experts from Mayo Clinic.

Attendees who are signed up for a Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend event can pick up their race number and packet any time during the expo. In-person registration for the Medtronic TC Family Events will take place on Friday, Oct. 3. Tickets are also on sale now for the annual pre-race pasta party to be held from 4 – 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at Saint Paul RiverCentre.

It takes more than 5,000 volunteers to welcome the thousands of athletes from around the world for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon weekend of events, including the Health & Fitness Expo. Volunteers are still needed and can apply online by visiting tcmevents.org/volunteering.