Team USA Minnesota News

Distance-based Mobile App FASTZach Becomes Bronze Sponsor of Team USA Minnesota

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 27, 2018 - FASTZach, a distance-based mobile app that generates routes in seconds for runners, walkers, hikers and travelers, has become a bronze sponsor and official training app of the Team USA Minnesota Distance Training Center.  The app is free at www.FASTZach.com and available on iOS and Android with the ability to create routes in over 50 countries, including the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

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March 10: Katy Moen, Kevin Lewis to Compete at USA 15k Championships in Jacksonville; Tyler Jermann, Ryan Rutherford to Run in O'Gara's 8k in St. Paul

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 6, 2018 - Team USA Minnesota's Katy Moen and Kevin Lewis will travel to Jacksonville, Florida, this weekend to compete in the USATF 15k Championships hosted by the Gate River Run on March 10.  Back in St. Paul, Tyler Jermann and Ryan Rutherford will run in O'Gara's Irish Run 8k, also on March 10.

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Grandma's Marathon Renews Team USA Minnesota Sponsorship for 2018; Provides 10 Entries to Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon for Fundraiser

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 16, 2018 - Grandma's Marathon announced it will renew its bronze sponsorship of Team USA Minnesota for 2018 and, as part of the partnership, will provide 10 entries for the sold-out Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon to use as a fundraiser.

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Tyler Jermann to Run Chevron Houston Marathon Jan. 14; Four Team USA Minnesota Runners in Aramco Half Marathon; Houston Marathon Foundation Continues Support of Team

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 9, 2018 - Five Team USA Minnesota distance runners will head to Houston this weekend to compete in either the Chevron Houston Marathon or the Aramco Houston Half Marathon on Jan. 14, with both races starting at 7 a.m.  The events are held on a fast and flat course through the streets of downtown Houston.

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Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA Club Cross Country Championships Dec. 9; Meghan Peyton 14th at USA Marathon Championships

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Dec. 5, 2017 - Five Team USA Minnesota runners - Katy Moen, Breanna Sieracki, Ryan Rutherford, Kevin Lewis and Danny Docherty - will compete at the 2017 USATF National Club Cross Country Championships that will be held in Lexington, Kentucky, on Dec. 9.

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Meghan Peyton, Tyler Jermann to Compete at USA Marathon Championships in Sacramento Dec. 3; Heather Kampf Wins Turkey Day 5k in Minneapolis

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 28, 2017 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton and Tyler Jermann will be among the deep field of American competitors at the USATF Marathon Championships for men and women on Dec. 3.  The championships are being hosted by the California International Marathon (CIM) in Sacramento.

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Meghan Peyton to Compete at USA 5k Championships Nov. 4; Tyler Jermann, Danny Docherty to Run Pittsburgh 10 Miler Nov. 5

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 31, 2017 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners will head East this weekend for competitions, including the USATF 5k Championships in New York City on Nov. 4, and the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler on Nov. 5.

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Giving Back: Team USA Minnesota Coaches High School, College Cross Country Teams

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 24, 2017 - Seven Team USA Minnesota distance runners along with head coach Chris Lundstrom are coaching either high school or college cross country teams in the Twin Cities this fall.  The schools include Apple Valley High School, Edina High School, Champlin Park High School, Totino-Grace High School, Washburn High School, Augsburg University and the University of Minnesota.

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Tyler Jermann Named 2017 RRCA Roads Scholar; Coach Chris Lundstrom Featured in CTolleRun Podcast

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 17, 2017 - Team USA Minnesota's Tyler Jermann has been named one of the six up-and-coming U.S. distance runners to receive the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) 2017 Roads Scholar grants.  Each of the grantees receive $5,000 in financial support which helps support their goals and training needs.

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Meghan Peyton 12th, Ryan Rutherford 18th at USATF 10 Mile Championships at Twin Cities; Breanna Sieracki Wins TC 5k

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 2, 2017 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton was 12th in the women's field and Ryan Rutherford was 18th in the men's field at the USATF 10 Mile Championships hosted by the Medtronic TC 10 Mile on Oct. 1.  In the companion TC 5k, presented by Fredrikson and Byron on Sept. 30, Breanna Sieracki finished first in the women's field in her debut as a professional runner with Team USA Minnesota.

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Six Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete in USA 10 Mile Championships at Twin Cities Oct. 1; Two Athletes to Run TC 5k on Sept. 30

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 26, 2017 - Six Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Meghan Peyton, Jon Peterson, Rob Molke, Tyler Jermann, Kevin Lewis and Ryan Rutherford - will be among the competitors at the USATF 10 Mile Championships hosted by the Medtronic TC 10 Mile on Oct. 1.  The day before, on Sept. 30, two athletes from the team - Danny Docherty and Breanna Sieracki - will run in the TC 5k presented by Fredrikson & Byron.

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Seven Team USA Minnesota Runners Coaching Cross Country Teams this Fall; Ryan Rutherford, Kevin Lewis Go 1-2 at Twin Cities Orthopedics Vikings 5k; Cow Harbor 10k Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 19, 2017 - Seven Team USA Minnesota runners are coaching either university or high school cross country teams in the Twin Cities area this fall while they also train for upcoming road races, work at jobs in their career fields and in the case of one athlete, pursue a master's degree.  The distance runners are coaching at the following schools:

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