Global heroes

global heroes

The Global Heroes program celebrates the passion and accomplishments of runners who benefit from medical technology.

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Meet the 2016 GLOBAL HEROES TEAM

Get inspired by the 2016 Global Heroes team and their stories.

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Each year, new “running ambassadors” come together from around the world.

Diabetes didn't end the run

Don't stop. Keep going. You never know who you are inspiring.

Debbie Zelez Okotoks, Alberta, Canada Diabetes
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Be a Global Hero 2017 TEAM APPLICATIONS OPEN

Each year, 25 athletes are selected to run as a team in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon or the Medtronic TC 10 Mile.

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DO YOU QUALIFY TO BE A GLOBAL HERO?

Read about the award and the guidelines for eligibility.

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QUESTIONS  AND ANSWERS

More information about the Global Heroes program.

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CELEBRATING 10 YEARS

See the history of the Global Heroes program.

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