Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend “Show Your Bib” Campaign Returns for Racers
A new site highlights deals from 17 restaurants and breweries throughout the city of Saint Paul. Runners who show their race bib from any weekend event will find great food and beverage deals throughout the city from October 3-6, 2014.
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September 30, 2014
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SAINT PAUL, Minn. – Visit Saint Paul, the city’s convention and visitors bureau, is welcoming runners in town for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon with a microsite at www.visitsaintpaul.com/bibs. The site highlights deals from 17 restaurants and breweries throughout the city of Saint Paul. Runners who show their race bib from any weekend event will find great food and beverage deals throughout the city from October 3-6, 2014.
“We are so excited to welcome the 28,000+ runners from all over the world to Saint Paul for the 33rd annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend,” said Terry Mattson, President and CEO of Visit Saint Paul. “After the success of last year’s “Show Your Bib” campaign, we decided to make it an annual campaign so that participants can explore the city through this fun promotion.”
A map and addresses of participant locations can be found at www.visitsaintpaul.com/bibs. Deals for runners include:
Bennett’s Chop and Railhouse: $4 off Bennett’s Mac-n-Cheese on Friday | BOGO domestic tap beer
Black Sheep Pizza: $3 Tap beer and house wine
Burger Moe’s: One free pint of beer with burger purchase
Cherokee Tavern: BOGO beverages
FACES Mears Park: BOGO FACES wine or tap beer, one per guest
Great Waters Brewing Co.: $2.75 Great Waters Beers
Highland Grill: 1/2 off appetizers
Kincaid’s: $9.95 Rigatoni Bolognese
The Liffey Irish Pub: $3 pints of Finnegan’s Irish Amber
O’Gara’s Bar and Grill: BOGO tap beer
PUBLIC kitchen + bar: $2 off appetizers and draft beer | $6 house wine
Rival House Sporting Parlour: Happy hour pricing all day
Salut Bar Americain - St. Paul: Happy hour drink pricing all weekend
Summit Brewery Beer Hall & Tap Room: $2 tap beers (Friday & Saturday 4-9pm)
Tin Whiskers Brewing: $3 tap beers
Tom Reid’s Hockey City Pub: 2 for $5 on select beers & cocktails
Wild Tymes: BOGO tap or rail drink | $1 off appetizer
*Deals valid October 3-6, 2014. Specials good once daily – BOGO must be equal or lesser value.
About Visit Saint Paul:
Visit Saint Paul, formerly the Saint Paul Convention & Visitors Authority, was founded in 1927 as the Saint Paul Convention and Visitors Bureau, making it one of the oldest destination marketing organizations in the United States. The mission of the organization is to generate economic growth for Saint Paul by effectively marketing the RiverCentre campus, Saint Paul and the region as a preferred convention and tourism destination. Visit Saint Paul oversees management of the Saint Paul RiverCentre Convention Center, the Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium, the RiverCentre Parking Ramp, and the Pedestrian Connection which connects the Convention Center and Xcel Energy Center to the downtown skyway system.