Team USA Minnesota News

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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Gabriele Grunewald to Compete at Carlsbad 5000 on March 30

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 26, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Grunewald will be among the elite competitors at the 29th annual Carlsbad 5000 in California on March 30.  The women's elite race will be held at 10:45 a.m. (Pacific time) and the men's elite race begins at 11:15 a.m. (see www.RunnerSpace.com for a live Webcast).

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Jon Grey, Meghan Peyton Finish in Top 10 at USA 15k Championships in Jacksonville

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 17, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Jon Grey was seventh in the men's field and Meghan Peyton finished eighth in the women's field at the USA 15k Championships in Jacksonville on March 15.  The championships were hosted by the Gate River Run and featured a deep American field of men and women along with over 20,000 participants.

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Meghan Peyton, Jon Grey, Ben Sathre to Compete at USA 15k Championships in Jacksonville March 15; Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf in World Indoors Finals

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 11, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton, Jon Grey and Ben Sathre will compete this weekend at the USA 15k Championships in Jacksonville,  The championships for men and women are being held on March 15 as part of the 37th annual Gate River Run, which has hosted the USATF 15k Championships for 21 consecutive years.

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Heather Kampf to Compete in 1500m at IAAF World Indoor Championships March 7-9

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 3, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf was notified today that she has been named to the U.S. team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland, March 7-9.  Kampf was the alternate in the 1500 meters and will join the team due to the withdrawal of U.S. Women's 1500m Champion Mary Cain because of injury.

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