Team USA Minnesota News

Heather Kampf to Run in Wanamaker Mile at NYRR Millrose Games in New York City Feb. 20

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 17, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf will be among the competitors in the prestigious Wanamaker Mile at the NYRR Millrose Games, an indoor track meet that will be held in New York City on Feb. 20.

 

Kampf is a three-time USA Road Mile Champion (2012, 2014 and 2015) and has an indoor best in the mile of 4:30.07.  Most recently she competed at the Armory Track Invitational in New York City on Feb. 6 and posted 8:58.34 in her debut 3000 meters.  The time qualified her for the U.S. Indoor Championships, which will be held March 11-12 in Portland, Oregon.

The 109th Millrose Games will be held at the New Balance Track & Field Center from Noon to 6 p.m. (Eastern) with the women's Wanamaker Mile set for 5:24 p.m.

About Team USA Minnesota

Team USA Minnesota is based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  Founded in 2001, the purpose of the training enter is to improve the competitiveness of post-collegiate American distance running and to develop Olympians.  The athletes are coached by Dennis Barker.

Team USA Minnesota's major sponsor is Twin Cities In Motion (www.tcmevents.org).  Its silver sponsors are the Houston Marathon Foundation (www.houstonmarathonfoundation.com), and the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon (www.pittsburghmarathon.com).  For more information, visit the team's web site at www.teamusaminnesota.org.

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Contact: Pat Goodwin, 952-454-8876, pfgoodwin@teamusaminnesota.org.

 

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