Medtronic Global Heroes®* is apparently “A cooperative effort between Twin Cities in Motion and the Medtronic Foundation” and “the Global Heroes program recognizes runners from around the world who have a medical device to treat conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, chronic pain and spinal and neurological disorders.”
Essentially if any of our US-based readers (or indeed UK-based readers who like to travel) fancy doing the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon then they can apply to be sponsored by our friends at Medtronic via the web site below:
To this dog, running 26 miles sounds like an idiotic thing to do but if that floats your boat then get applying.
* If you’re interested, which this dog suspects you’re not, the “Global Heroes” registered mark was filed by The Medtronic Foundation on March 24, 2009 and granted on October 6, 2009 with the registration number 3692426. It’s registered in classes 35 & 41. If there’s something that this blog needs it’s more pedantic detail about intellectual property, no?