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 $1,000,000 annually with its charity partners. Virginia is active in the running industry and served as Chair of Women's Long Distance Running for USA Track & Field (2008-2012) and President of Running USA (2009-2012) and is a 24 year volunteer, currently serving as Chair of Registration for Race for the Cure--Susan G. Komen Twin Cities. Virginia is currently serving a two year term on the Running USA Board of Directors. A runner herself, Virginia has completed ten marathons. Virginia’s passion for getting the Twin Cities moving is reflected through the many programs TCM offers including corporate wellness and youth running. Through its year round running events, TCM is able to inspire and support individuals and families efforts to achieve a healthy lifestyle.