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Rachel and Randy Roberts join their son Brittin right after the 29th Annual Medtronics Twin Cities Marathon on. It was the first time he saw them since tossing his hat to his mom at mile 11.

New York Mills student excels at the 29th Annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

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On October 3, 17 year-old Brittin Roberts of Bluffton beat his personal record in his first ever marathon. He had only run four half-marathons prior to the event.


The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon was open to any age group. He heard of the marathon by word of mouth and signed up for the event.

Roberts said that over 11,000 people registered. Of the 8,212 people who finished the marathon, he placed 1,006th.

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