Team USA Minnesota News

Eric Finan Runs 3:58 PR to Win Mile Race at Adrian Martinez Classic in Concord; Heather Kampf Three Peats in 800m at Festival of Miles in St. Louis

Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 6, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Eric Finan had a breakthrough race and a 6 second personal best to win the Adro Mile in 3:58.73 at the Adrian Martinez Classic in Concord, Mass., last evening.  In St. Louis at the Festival of Miles, Heather Kampf won the women's 800 meter race for the third year in a row with a meet record time of 2:01.48.

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Team USA Minnesota Athletes to Compete at Festival of Miles, Adrian Martinez Classic and American Track League Meets June 5-6

Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 3, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete this week at three different track meets on June 5 and 6, including at the Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis, the Hoka One One Adrian Martinez Classic in Concord, Mass., and at the American Track League meet in Houston.

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Heather Kampf, Gabriele Grunewald to Compete at Prefontaine Classic May 30; Ben Sathre to Run Dam to Dam Half Marathon May 31; Weekend Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 28, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf and Gabriele Grunewald will be among the competitors in the USATF High Performance women's 800 meter race to be held on May 30 as part of the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Oregon.  In Des Moines, Ben Sathre will run in the Dam to Dam Half Marathon on May 31.

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Heather Kampf on U.S. Team for IAAF World Relays May 24; Travis Burkstrand at American Track League Meet May 23; Gabriele Grunewald Wins Ponce Grand Prix 3000m

Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 20, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf has been selected as a member of the U.S. team that will compete in the IAAF World Relays in the Bahamas on May 24-25.  In addition, Travis Burkstrand will compete in Austin, Texas, at the American Track League meet on May 23 and Gabriele Grunewald won the 3000-meter race at the Ponce Grand Prix on May 17.

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Four Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Occidental High Performance Meet May 15; Gabriele Grunewald at Ponce Grand Prix May 17

Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 13, 2014 - Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Heather Kampf, Travis Burkstrand, Jon Peterson and Eric Finan - will compete on the track at the USATF Occidental High Performance Meet on May 15 in Los Angeles.  In Puerto Rico, Gabriele Grunewald will be among the competitors at the Ponce Grand Prix on May 17, an event that is part of the IAAF World Challenge Series.

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Six Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at TC 1 Mile in Minneapolis May 8; Results from Payton Jordan, Pittsburgh Half, Jamaica Invite

Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 6, 2014 - Six Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Heather Kampf, Gabriele Grunewald, Meghan Peyton, Travis Burkstrand, Jon Peterson and Eric Finan - will be among the professional competitors at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile in downtown Minneapolis on May 8.  The professional women's wave will start at 7:52 p.m. and the professional men will run at 8:04 p.m.

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Three Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Payton Jordan Meet May 4; Ben Sathre to Run Pittsburgh Half Marathon May 4; Weekend Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 29, 2014 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Meghan Peyton, Jon Peterson and Travis Burkstrand - will compete at the Payton Jordan Invitational in Palo Alto, Calif., on May 4 and on the same date, Ben Sathre will run the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon.

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Heather Kampf Wins USA 1 Mile Road Championship in Des Moines; Heather Kampf, Gabriele Grunewald at Drake Relays 1500m April 25; Jon Peterson to Run Get in Gear 10k in Minneapolis April 26

Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 23, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf won the women's race at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships in Des Moines on April 22 to reclaim a title she also won in 2012.  Her time was 4:36.6 and was a course record for the downtown race, which was held in conjunction with the Grand Blue Mile, part of the week long events for the annual Drake Relays.

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Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA 1 Mile Road Championships in Des Moines April 22; Heather Kampf 2nd at B.A.A. Invitational Mile in Boston

Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 19, 2014 - Five Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Heather Kampf, Gabriele Grunewald, Meghan Peyton, Travis Burkstrand and Jon Peterson - will be among the competitors at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships to be held in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, on Tuesday evening, April 22.

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Jon Grey, Meghan Peyton to Run at Mt. SAC Relays April 18; Heather Kampf to Compete at B.A.A. Mile April 19

Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 15, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Jon Grey and Meghan Peyton will head to the West Coast this weekend to run in the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, California, while Heather Kampf will travel East to compete in the B.A.A. Mile in Boston.

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Twin Cities In Motion Becomes Major Sponsor of Team USA Minnesota

Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 10, 2014 - Twin Cities In Motion, organizers of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon and a host of running events in Minneapolis and St. Paul, is enhancing its partnership with Twin Cities-based Team USA Minnesota, the elite long distance running training center that has developed 21 national champions and sent dozens of athletes to international competitions, including the Olympic Games.

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Meghan Peyton, Ben Sathre to Run at USA 10 Mile Championships April 6; Jon Peterson to Open Track Season at Stanford Invite April 4; Carlsbad Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 1, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton and Ben Sathre will be among the competitors at the USA 10 Mile Championships, which will be held in conjunction with the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run in Washington, D.C., on April 6.

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