Team USA Minnesota News

Gabriele Grunewald Wins 3000m at USA Indoor Championships and Is Named to U.S. Team for World Indoor in Poland; Heather Kampf Is 3rd in 1500m at USA Indoor

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 25, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Grunewald won the women's 3000-meter race and Heather Kampf placed third in the women's 1500 meters at the USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque Feb. 22-23.  As a result of her first place finish, Grunewald has been named to the U.S. team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships that will be held in Sopot, Poland, March 7-9.

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Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf, Travis Burkstrand to Compete at USATF Indoor Championships Feb. 22-23; Results from USA Cross Country, Indoor Meets

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 17, 2014 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf and Travis Burkstrand - will compete at the USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque Feb. 22-23.  They will be among the American competitors vying for a spot on the U.S. team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland, March 7-9.

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Six Team USA Minnesota Athletes in Competitions Feb. 14-15: USA Cross Country Championships, Millrose Games, Husky Classic, Iowa State Classic

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 12, 2014 - Six Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete this weekend, Feb. 14-15, including at the USA Cross Country Championships, the Millrose Games, Husky Classic and the Iowa State Classic.

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Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf to Compete at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston Feb. 8; Kampf Wins Camel City 800m Race

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 5, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Grunewald and Heather Kampf will be among the competitors at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on Feb. 8.  Grunewald will run in the New Balance Women's Two Mile race and Kampf will be in the Women's 1000 meters.

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Seven Team USA Minnesota Runners to Assist with TC Kids Fieldhouse Fun Run on Feb. 1; Indoor Track Weekend Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 29, 2014 - Seven Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Jon Grey, Jon Peterson, Ben Sathre, Eric Finan, Dani Stack, Gabriele Grunewald and Ladia Albertson-Junkans - will assist with the TC Kids Fieldhouse Fun Run on Feb. 1.  Over 500 kids are expected to participate in the indoor track event to be held at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.

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Gabriele Grunewald on U.S. Team for Glasgow Int'l Match; Heather Kampf at New Balance Games/New York; Travis Burkstrand at Terrier Invite in Boston

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 22, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Grunewald has been named to the U.S. Team that will compete at the Glasgow British Athletics International Match in Scotland on Jan. 25.  On the same day, Heather Kampf will run in the New Balance Games in New York City and Travis Burkstrand will be at the Terrier Invitational in Boston.

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Heather Kampf Wins Bermuda Mile; Travis Burkstrand Wins NW Open Mile; USA Half Marathon Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 20, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf won the KPMG Bermuda Women's Invitational Mile on Jan. 17, Travis Burkstrand won the mile at the Northwest Open on Jan. 18, and four athletes competed in the USA Half Marathon Championships on Jan. 19, with Meghan Peyton and Jon Grey each finishing in 12th place.

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Team USA Minnesota Runners to Start 2014 Season at USA Half Marathon Championships, Bermuda Mile and Northwest Open

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 14, 2014 - Six Team USA Minnesota distance runners will start their 2014 seasons by competing this weekend in the USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston, the Invitational Bermuda Mile in Hamilton, and the Northwest Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse in Minneapolis.

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Dennis Barker Becomes Full-Time Coach of Team USA Minnesota; Resigns as Augsburg College Cross Country/Track Coach

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 7, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota announced today that Dennis Barker, who has been coaching the team part-time since it was founded in 2001, has become the full-time coach of the long distance running training center.  Barker, who had been head cross country and track coach for men and women at Augsburg College in Minneapolis for 20 years, resigned his position there effective Jan. 1.

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Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Participate in Thanksgiving Day Races

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 26, 2013 - Five Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Heather Kampf, Andrew Carlson, Jon Grey, Ben Sathre and Eric Finan - will celebrate Thanksgiving Day by participating in holiday races in Minneapolis and Cincinnati.

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Meghan Peyton, Ben Sathre to Compete at .US National Road Racing 12k Championships in Virginia Nov. 17

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 12, 2013 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton and Ben Sathre will be among the competitors who will run in the first-ever .US National Road Racing Championships.  The event, which is the final stop on the 2013 USA Running Circuit, will be held in Alexandria, Virginia, on Nov. 17.

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Jon Grey, Jon Peterson, Andrew Carlson to Run Inaugural Pittsburgh Ten Miler on Nov. 3

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 39, 2013 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Jon Grey, Jon Peterson and Andrew Carlson - will be among the competitors at the inaugural EQT Pittsburgh Ten Miler on Nov. 3.

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