From course design to volunteer and on-site event management, we offer a range of services to fit the needs of your event.


Add flair to your event and get your information in front of thousands of runners.


Get your employees/attendees out of their chairs and improving their health. Add a run/walk to your health and wellness program or upcoming conference.


Guarantee an accurate distance by having a race certified to USA Track & Field standards.

who we are

Based in Minneapolis, MN, we are a road race management company specializing in on-site race management, planning and promotion. Let us help you with registration, race day logistics, marketing and more. Personal and professional. We are runners and multi-sport athletes advancing our passion into helping others be successful with their events. No event too big or too small. We also offer consulting options to simply get the great ideas out of your head and into motion.
  • Kris has been heavily involved in the running and multisport community since 2006. That year she trained for her first half marathon with Team in Training and is now completely addicted to endurance sports. She’s completed countless events including the Boston marathon, numerous triathlons and one Ironman triathlon. The one thing she hasn’t done yet is an ultra-distance running event to which she says “Someday I’ll be insane enough to sign up for one!” She also holds a special place in her heart for animals and has been supporting the animal sanctuary Home for Life for many years.
  • Mark spent several years volunteering for an animal rescue group and along with Kris, has a soft spot for animals  Mark also trained and fundraised with Team in Training and is very involved in the running and multisport community, either participating or as a social outlet. Up until 2007 Mark was not very active and out of shape, but once he decided to start running, he lost over 70lbs. and fulfilled a dream of running Grandma’s Marathon in 2008.  Since then he has participated in  numerous local and national events including marathons, triathlons, and cycling events both on and off-road.

Latest Blog Posts

2015 Fast and the Furry event on track for a record year

Posted by Kris Kuhn on Feb 7, 2015

As of the end of January, registrations for the Fast and the Furry event are nearly double where we were at last year.  We are very excited to see this kind of momentum and after a successful increase in our participation levels each year since our start in 2012, we...

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Mill City Running joins the Fast and the Furry race as the Official Running Store and Award Sponsor

Posted by Kris Kuhn on Mar 13, 2014

We have another exciting sponsor to tell you about!  Mill City Running is now our Award Sponsor for both the 8K and 5K9 races at this year’s Fast and the Furry. In addition to the award plaques will we present to the top runners in the 8K and the top human+dog...

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UpTempo signs new partnership with Copy-Right Printing

Posted by Kris Kuhn on Mar 13, 2014

We are excited to announce that we have signed a partnership agreement with Copy-Right Printing for 2014.  Copy-Right Printing, based in Eagan, MN, will be helping us create, print and distribute the marketing materials for each of our signature events along with many...

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I cannot thank you enough for the incredibly professional and FUN race you helped us to create to raise money for the Boler Family whose house was destroyed by fire. You made it all flow easily and seamlessly! We received SO many compliments on the great course and organization! We DEFINITELY will use your services in the future!
Chris Hesse-Withbroe - Boler Dash and Bash