Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 8, 2014 - Two Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Emily Gordon and Jon Peterson - have been named Roads Scholars for 2014. The program - conducted by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) - awards grants to American post-collegiate runners who show great promise to develop into national and world-class road running athletes.
Jon Peterson Repeats as Medtronic TC 10 Mile Champion, Eric Finan 3rd; Emily Gordon 3rd, Gina Valgoi 4th in Women's Field; Meghan Peyton Is 10th at USA Marathon Championships
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 5, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Jon Peterson successfully defended his title at the Medtronic TC 10 Mile today, with Eric Finan finishing third. In the women's TC 10 Mile race, new Team USA Minnesota distance runners Emily Gordon and Gina Valgoi were third and fourth respectively. In the USA Marathon Championships, hosted by the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, Meghan Peyton was 10th.
Team USA Minnesota Set for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Oct. 4-5; Meghan Peyton to Run in USA Marathon Championships; Four to Compete in TC 10 Mile; Seven Assisting at TC Family Events
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 30, 2014 - The Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete and/or volunteer during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon weekend of Oct. 4-5, an event that occurs in the team's hometown of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Leading the way will be Meghan Peyton, who will run in the USA Marathon Championships, while Jon Peterson, Eric Finan, Emily Gordon and Gina Valgoi will compete in the Medtronic TC 10 Mile, with both races occurring on Oct. 5.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 23, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota distance runners Meghan Peyton and Jon Peterson finished in the top 10 at the Great Cow Harbor 10k on Sept. 20, and then Peyton, Peterson and Eric Finan crossed the finish line in the top 20 at the USA 5k Championships on Sept. 21.
Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Cow Harbor 10k, USA 5k Championships Sept. 20-21; Heather Kampf Is 4th at Fifth Avenue Mile
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 17, 2014 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Meghan Peyton, Jon Peterson and Eric Finan - will compete this weekend including at the Great Cow Harbor 10k on Sept. 20 and at the USA 5k Championships on Sept. 21.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 10, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota has added two up-and-coming female distance runners - Gina Valgoi and Emily Gordon - to its training group that is based in Minneapolis/St. Paul.