Team USA Minnesota News

Heather Kampf, Jamie Cheever, Meghan Peyton to Run Navy Mile in Washington, D.C., Oct. 2

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 27, 2016 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Heather Kampf, Jamie Cheever and Meghan Peyton - will be among the elite competitors at the Navy Mile in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2.  The women's mile race, which goes down Pennsylvania Avenue, will be held at 11:15 a.m. (Eastern).

 

Kampf has a best in the road mile of 4:19.8, while Cheever has run 4:35.92 in the distance, and Peyton has posted 4:40.5. The Navy Mile is the last stop on the 2016 Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour with Kampf currently leading the female tour rankings.

The race will also be the last competition of the season for Kampf and Cheever before they take their fall breaks.  Next up for Peyton, however, will be the USA 10 Mile Championships which will be held at Twin Cities on Oct. 9.

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 group is to improve the competitiveness of post-collegiate American distance running and to develop Olympians.  The athletes are coached by Chris Lundstrom.  Team USA Minnesota's major sponsor is Twin Cities in Motion.  Its silver sponsors are the Houston Marathon Foundation and the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon.  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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