Heather Kampf, Biya Simbassa to Compete at U.S. Olympic Track Trials in Eugene July 1-10; Team USA Minnesota Board Member Lance Elliott to Run in Masters 1500m Exhibition Race at Trials
Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 28, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf and Abbabiya "Biya" Simbassa will be among the competitors at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field that will be held July 1-10 at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The top three athletes in each event who have achieved the Olympic qualifying standard will make the U.S. team that will compete in the Olympic Games set to be held in Rio de Janeiro Aug. 5-21.
Heather Kampf to Compete at Boston Games June 17; Rob Molke to Run Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon June 18; Biya Simbassa Posts 5000m PR of 13:29 at Portland Meet
Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 14, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf will compete in the 800 meters at the adidas Boost Boston Games on June 17, while Rob Molke will head to Duluth to run the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon on June 18.
Meghan Peyton, Katy Moen, Jon Peterson, Biya Simbassa to Compete at Portland Track Festival June 11-12; Heather Kampf Runs 1500m PR at Furman Elite Meet
Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 7, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton, Katy Moen, Jon Peterson and Biya Simbassa will be among the competitors at the Portland Track Festival held this weekend at Lewis & Clark College. The four athletes are looking to improve their times in either the 5000 or 10,000 meter distances as well as to obtain automatic qualifying times for the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials that will be held in Eugene July 1-10.
Meghan Peyton, Katy Moen at Freihofer's Run for Women 5k June 4; Heather Kampf to Compete at Furman Elite 1500m June 4; Coach Dennis Barker Publishes "The River Road" Novel
Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 2, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton and Katy Moen will be among the all American field at the 38th edition of Freihofer's Run for Women 5k on June 4 in Albany, New York. On the same date, Heather Kampf will compete in the Furman Elite 1500 meter women's race in Greenville, South Carolina.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 17, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Jon Peterson and Biya Simbassa will head to Los Angeles this week to compete in the 5000 meters at the Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic on May 20. The meet will be held on the campus of Occidental College.
Heather Kampf Wins 4th USATF 1 Mile Road Title; Two Team USA Minnesota Runners Post Mile Bests at Championships Held in Minneapolis May 12
Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 13, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf notched her fourth USATF 1 Mile Road title at the championships hosted by the Medtronic TC 1 Mile in downtown Minneapolis on May 12. She is also now a three-time winner of the TC 1 Mile. Her time in last evening's race was 4:34.2.