Four Team USA Minnesota Distance Runners to Compete at USATF Outdoor Championships in Eugene July 25-28
Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 23, 2015 - Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf, Meghan Peyton and Jon Peterson - will be among the qualified competitors at the USATF Outdoor Championships at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, June 25-28. At the championships, athletes can earn spots on the 2015 IAAF World Championships team set for Aug. 22-30 in Beijing, China, as well as on the Pan American Games, Thorpe Cup and NACAC Championships teams.
Josh Dedering to Make Marathon Debut at Grandma's in Duluth on June 20; Heather Kampf Is 3rd in 1500m at IAAF World Challenge; Results from Track Meets
Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 16, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Josh Dedering will make his marathon debut at the 39th annual Grandma's Marathon in Duluth on June 20. He has a best of 1:03:31 in the half marathon which is an Olympic Trials qualifier for the marathon.
Heather Kampf, Gabriele Grunewald Head to Europe to Compete in IAAF Diamond League Meets; Jon Peterson, Meghan Peyton to Run in Meets on East and West Coasts
Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 2, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf and Gabriele Grunewald head to Europe this week to compete in a series of IAAF Diamond League track meets, including in Rome, Birmingham and Oslo. In addition, Kampf will run in the Rabat, Morocco IAAF World Challenge. Both athletes will race the 1500 meters at each meet.
Gabriele Grunewald to Race at Prefontaine Classic May 30; Heather Kampf Wins 3rd USA 1 Mile Road Championship
Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 20, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Grunewald will be among the top international competitors at the Prefontaine Classic on May 30. Grunewald will run the 5000 meters at the IAAF Diamond League meet that will be held at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.
Twin Cities In Motion Renews as Team USA Minnesota's Major Sponsor; $60,000 Contribution over Two Years Enhances Pro Distance Development Program
Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 13, 2015 - Twin Cities In Motion, organizers of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, the Medtronic TC 1 Mile, and a host of running events in Minneapolis and St. Paul, has renewed its partnership with Twin Cities-based Team USA Minnesota, the professional long distance running training center that has developed 22 national champions and sent dozens of athletes to international competitions, including the Olympic Games.
Heather Kampf and Three Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA 1 Mile Road Championships on May 14; Gabriele Grunewald to Run at Hoka One One Meet May 14
Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 12, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf and three teammates - Meghan Peyton, Gina Valgoi, and Jon Peterson - will be among the competitors at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships hosted by the Medtronic TC 1 Mile on May 14. On the West Coast, Gabriele Grunewald will run in the Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic in Eagle Rock, California, (near Pasadena) on May 14.