Alex Falconer running through the Boundary Waters

Twin Cities Marathon

 Be a Boundary Waters Charity Runner

We are excited to be a charity partner for the TC Marathon! 

Become a Charity Runner and help raise awareness and funds for Save the Boundary Waters. Runners can run either participate in the Marathon or 10 Mile. 

Limited spots available, grab yours today!

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Who can participate? 

Anyone interested in running the 2024 Twin Cities Marathon at the Marathon or 10 Mile level.

How to sign up?

To sign up as a charity runner, please contact Development Coordinator Amy Yoelin at  You will receive registration information, a promo code to waive your entry fee, and instructions to set up your fundraising page. 

NOTE: Any additional registration options or fees associated with the runner’s failure to follow registration instructions or use the promo code correctly will not be reimbursed.


Fundraising Guidelines and Perks

Fundraising Guidelines: 

Save the Boundary Waters charity runners commit to fundraising a minimum amount prior to race weekend. 

  • Marathon - $500
  • 10 Mile - $500

NOTE: If the minimum fundraising amount is not met, the remaining balance will be charged to the runner or their race bib will be pulled. 

Perks of being a Boundary Waters Charity Runner: 

In addition to a 2024 entry to the Twin Cities Marathon, all Save the Boundary Waters charity runners will also receive:

  • Save the Boundary Waters branded piece of apparel
  • Fundraising resources and support, including a personal fundraising page and one-on-one meeting with a Save the Boundary Waters team member to help you reach our fundraising goals

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is the Twin Cities Marathon and 10 Mile?

A: The Twin Cities Marathon will take place on Sunday, October 6. 


Q: I already registered for a Twin Cities Marathon weekend event, can I still fundraise for Save the Boundary Waters? 

A: Absolutely! Contact Amy Yoelin at and she will get you information to set up a fundraising page. 

Q: What happens if I don’t meet the fundraising minimum? 

A: You will be charged the remaining balance or you can donate what you've raised and not participate.