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Twin Cities Orthopedics Becomes Silver Sponsor of the Team USA Minnesota Distance Running Training Group

Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 8, 2017 - Twin Cities Orthopedics, an all-inclusive orthopedics, sports medicine and wellness provider, has become a silver sponsor of the Team USA Minnesota Distance Training Center.  The organization, with over 35 clinics located throughout the Twin Cities and western Wisconsin, is the largest orthopedic physician group in the Midwest and one of the largest in the country.

 

Twin Cities Orthopedics joins Team USA Minnesota's family of sponsors that include gold level sponsor Twin Cities In Motion, silver sponsors the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon and the Houston Marathon Foundation, along with bronze sponsors Grandma's Marathon, Life Time Run, the USATF Foundation, TC Running Company, a number of pro-bono providers and many individuals who are passionate about the sport of distance running.

"This is a significant new partner for our team of distance runners and we are very pleased to have the support of Twin Cities Orthopedics," said Patricia Goodwin, president and founder of Team USA Minnesota.  "We truly appreciate the commitment and confidence they have in our training group and look forward to a long-term relationship.  The financial support along with the health care services will assist us as we continue to play a leadership role in post-collegiate American distance running and in our local running community."

Twin Cities Orthopedics has more than 115 orthopedic physicians, 115 therapists and 96 athletic trainers who work with athletes of all levels of skill and experience to provide superior quality care.  Additional services span from outpatient care, imaging, orthotics and prosthetics to custom research based sports performance programs.

"We are excited to become a silver level sponsor of Team USA Minnesota," said Chris Bailey, director of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine at Twin Cities Orthopedics.  "We hope this partnership will provide the Team USA Minnesota athletes and community with a wide range of health, preventative and training support."

The organization has had a long involvement with the Twin Cities running, sports and fitness community and provides support and sponsorship for a number of area events.  Twin Cities Orthopedics is the Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Minnesota Vikings professional football team and is the naming rights partner for the team's new home and training facility. The Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center and TCO Stadium opens in Eagan, Minnesota, next spring.  Twin Cities Orthopedics will also open an orthopedic and sports medicine center on the Viking Lakes campus adjacent to the facility.

About Twin Cities Orthopedics

Twin Cities Orthopedics is an all-inclusive orthopedics, sports medicine and wellness provider.  Its world-class services and state-of-the-art facilities provide support ranging from injury prevention, to rehabilitation and recovery, to immediate care. Whether working through an acute injury, motivated to optimize performance or in need of post-surgery rehab, its team of experts can help achieve the ultimate goals and challenge for even the most high level athletes.  With clinics located throughout the Twin Cities and in western Wisconsin, visiting one of its locations is extremely convenient.  To learn more, go to www.TCOmn.com.

About Team USA Minnesota

Team USA Minnesota is based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  Founded in 2001, the purpose of the training group is to improve the competitiveness of post-collegiate American distance running and to develop Olympians.  The athletes are coached by Chris Lundstrom.  Team USA Minnesota's gold sponsor is Twin Cities In Motion.  Its silver sponsors are the Houston Marathon Foundation and the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon.  For more information, visit the team's web site at www.teamusaminnesota.org.

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Contact:  Pat Goodwin, 952-454-8876, pfgoodwin@teamusaminnesota.org

 

 

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