Virginia Brophy Achman

Virginia Brophy Achman

Executive Director

Twin Cities in Motion (TCM)

Virginia Brophy Achman is executive director of Twin Cities in Motion (TCM), the organizer of the region’s premier running events, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, a Top 10 U.S. Marathon and a year-round calendar of events. She joined TCM in 2000 as Race Operations Manager and served as Race Director before becoming Executive Director in 2004. During her leadership TCM has evolved into a mission-driven organization that promotes healthy lifestyles through running events and community outreach and contributes a portion of every race dollar to local youth and professional athletes, raising more than $1.1 million annually with its charity partners.


From Start to Finish: Leveraging Technology and Teamwork

Presented by Virginia Brophy Achman, Terry Ryan, Ed Whetham at 2:40 PM on Thursday, August 15th.

This panel will shed light on the changes that took place in the U.S. running community after the Boston Marathon bombings and provide insight about the complex nature of securing a 26.2-mile road race. The Twin Cities in Motion event management team has been instrumental in creating safety and security best practices for the running…