Augsburg Elite Distance Academy for Runners in Grades 7-12 Set for June 25-29; Developed by Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton, Heather Kampf
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 21, 2017 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton and Heather Kampf - both national champions and Olympic Trials qualifiers as well as coaches - have developed the Augsburg Elite Distance Academy for middle distance and distance runners in grades 7-12. The Academy will be held at Augsburg College in Minneapolis beginning Sunday, June 25, and ending on Thursday, June 29.
Twin Cities In Motion Renews Sponsorship of Team USA Minnesota; $30,000 Annual Contribution for Athlete Development Extended through 2018
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 14, 2017 - Twin Cities In Motion, organizer of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and a host of year-round running events in Minneapolis and St. Paul, has extended its partnership with Twin Cities-based Team USA Minnesota, the elite long distance running training center that has developed 24 national champions and sent dozens of athletes to international competitions, including the Olympic Games.
Heather Kampf Places 4th at Millrose Wanamaker Mile; Two Team USA Minnesota Men to Run 3000m at U of M Snowshoe Open Feb. 17
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 13, 2017 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf finished fourth in the prestigious Wanamaker Mile at the 110th NYRR Millrose Games in New York City on Feb. 11. Her time was 4:28.39. Kampf is now qualified in both the mile and two mile for the USATF Indoor Championships which will be held in Albuquerque March 4-5.
Heather Kampf Wins Armory 3000m, Next Up Is NYRR Millrose Games Mile Feb. 11; Kevin Lewis, Jon Peterson to Run 3000m at U of M Snowshoe Open Feb. 17
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 7, 2017 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf won the women's 3000-meter race at the Armory Track Invitational in New York City on Feb. 4 in a personal best time of 8:51.27 (previous best was 8:58.14), which was also a meet record. Next up for Kampf will be the NYRR Millrose Games on Feb. 11 where she will compete in the Wanamaker Mile.
Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Indoor Track Meets Jan. 28 and Feb. 4, and at USATF Cross Country Championships on Feb. 4; Four Athletes Receive MEADP Grants
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 24, 2017 - Five Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete at Indoor Track meets held Jan. 28 and Feb. 4 - including the Jack Johnson Classic, Black and Gold Premier, and the Armory Track Invitational - while four of the athletes will run in the USATF Cross Country Championships held in Bend, Oregon on Feb. 4.
USATF Minnesota Selects Heather Kampf as Women's Track & Field Athlete of the Year; Results from Aramco Houston Half Marathon
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 17, 2017 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf has been named the 2016 Women's Open Track & Field Athlete of the Year by USATF Minnesota. This is the second year in a row that Kampf - who is a four-time USA 1 Mile Road Champion - has received this honor.