Team USA Minnesota News

Breanna Sieracki to Compete at Minnesota Mile Sept. 7; Tyler Jermann, Katy Jermann, Dakotah Lindwurm to Run City of Lakes Half Marathon Sept. 9

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 6, 2018 - Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners will take to the roads this weekend with Breanna Sieracki competing at Grandma's Minnesota Mile in Duluth on Sept. 7, and Tyler Jermann, Katy Jermann and Dakotah Lindwurm running in the City of Lakes Half Marathon in Minneapolis on Sept. 9.

 

Sieracki is no stranger to Duluth having spent her collegiate running career at the University of Minnesota-Duluth and graduating in 2017. This will be her first appearance at the Minnesota Mile and she will compete in the women's elite division with a best of 4:46 in the distance.

The 12th annual Minnesota Mile event starts at 6 p.m. and is a stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour.

In Minneapolis on Sunday, the City of Lakes Half Marathon starts at 8 a.m. at Lake Harriet with a course that also goes around Lake Bde Maka Ska (formerly Lake Calhoun).  The race is host to the USATF Minnesota Half Marathon Championships.

Tyler Jermann has a best in the half marathon of 1:05:57, while Katy Jermann has run 1:12:58 in the distance, and Lindwurm has posted 1:16:16.  All three are beginning their fall racing seasons and preparing for upcoming marathons.

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 Twin Cities Orthopedics.  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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