The entry lottery for the October 5 Medtronic TC 10 Mile is now underway.
Citizen runners interested in racing in the Twin Cities Marathon companion event need to register on-line before July 16 for the lottery draw which will take place on July 17. Organizers will select the bulk of the race's 6000 participants at random. Details can be found HERE.
The race will serve as the 2008 USA Women's 10 Mile Championship championship.
Elite Athletes ... TC 10 Mile elite athlete recruiter Michael Nawrocki told DtB that he is eager to hear from elite athletes who wish to compete in the 10th annual event. He urged front-of-the-pack athletes to review the event's elite time standards HERE.
Women interested in racing in the USA 10 Mile Championship wave should contact Gene Niemi (coach26gene [AT] gmail [DOT] com) if they have achieved one of the qualifying times or have realistic hopes to achieve a qualifying time over the next few months.
All other local elite men and women should review the elite qualifying times. Local elites will receive a guaranteed complimentary entry. Consideration is given for age. Interested local elite runners should contact Nawrocki (michael_nawrocki [AT] yahoo [DOT] com) before they register via the traditional lottery.
Runners that qualify for a comped entry, should not sign up for a lottery entry