Team USA Minnesota News

Jon Grey Wins Turkey Day 5k, Jason Lehmkuhle 2nd; Meghan Peyton Is 2nd at Manchester Road Race, with Andrew Carlson 3rd, Matt Gabrielson 4th in Men's Field

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 28, 2011 - Eleven Team USA Minnesota distance runners were in competitions over the Thanksgiving holiday including at the Life Time Fitness Turkey Day 5k, the Manchester Road Race, and the International Chiba Ekiden.

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Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Participate in Life Time Fitness Turkey Day 5k on Nov. 24

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 21, 2011 - Five Team USA Minnesota runners - Jason Lehmkuhle, Jon Grey, Katie McGregor, Jamie Cheever and Heather Kampf - will participate in the Life Time Fitness Turkey Day 5k on Nov. 24.  The Thanksgiving Day event, which was first held in 1989, is expected to attract over 10,000 runners and walkers.

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Meghan Peyton, Matt Gabrielson, Andrew Carlson and Matt Llano to Compete at Manchester Road Race on Nov. 24

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 16, 2011 - Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Meghan Peyton, Matt Gabrielson, Andrew Carlson and Matt Llano - will compete at the 75th running of the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, Conn., on Thanksgiving Day.  The 4.748-mile race, with an expected field of 15,000, starts at 10 a.m. (Eastern).

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Emily Brown, Josh Moen Selected for Int'l Chiba Ekiden Team; Meghan Peyton Is 5th at NYRR Dash to the Finish Line 5k

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 8, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Emily Brown and Josh Moen have been selected as members of the 2011 U.S. team that will compete at the International Chiba Ekiden in Chiba, Japan, on Nov. 23.

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Meghan Peyton to Run NYRR Dash to the Finish Line 5k on Nov. 5 in New York City

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 1, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton will be among the professional field at the NYRR (New York Road Runners) Dash to the Finish Line 5k on Nov. 5 in New York City.  The race begins at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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Team USA Minnesota Continues Its Tradition with Seven Athletes Coaching Cross Country Teams in the Twin Cities this Fall

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 24, 2011 - Continuing a Team USA Minnesota tradition that started in the early 2000s, seven distance runners are coaching cross country teams in the Twin Cities area this fall.  The athletes include Matt Gabrielson, Jason Lehmkuhle, Chris Rombough, Meghan Peyton, Heather Kampf, Jamie Cheever and Megan Hogan.

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Heather Kampf to Compete in 800 meters at Pan American Games in Mexico Oct. 24-29

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 18, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf has been selected to be a member of the U.S. Track and Field team that will compete at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico, Oct. 24-29.

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Katie McGregor Is 2nd At USA Women's 10k Championship, Also Finishes 2nd for Women in 2011 USA Running Circuit; Jon Grey Runs Anchor Leg for U.S. Team at Izumo Ekiden

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 10, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor was the second place finisher at the USA Women's 10k Championship today with a time of 33:16 (winning time was 32:47).  The race, which began at noon under sunny skies and a temperature around 80 degrees, was held in conjunction with the Tufts Health Plan 10k for Women in Boston.

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Katie McGregor, Emily Brown to Compete at USA 10k Championship in Boston Oct. 10; Jon Grey Selected for Ivy League Ekiden Team

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 6, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor and Emily Brown will be among the competitors at the USA Women's 10k Championship that will be held in conjunction with the Tufts Health Plan 10k for Women in Boston on Oct. 10.

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Katie McGregor 4th, Meghan Peyton 6th at USA 10 Mile Championships on Oct. 2

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 2, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor finished fourth and Meghan Peyton was sixth in the women's field at the USA 10 Mile Championships, held this morning in conjunction with the Medtronic TC 10 Mile that starts in Minneapolis and finishes in St. Paul.  McGregor's time was 55:00 and Peyton crossed the line in 55:09, a personal best (previous was 55:20).

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Team USA Minnesota Distance Runners to Participate in Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Activities Sept. 30-Oct. 1 Including Health & Fitness Expo and Family Events

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 28, 2011 - In addition to the six runners who will compete in the USA 10 Mile Championships on Oct. 2, Team USA Minnesota will be out in force at activities during Twin Cities Marathon weekend.  Athletes will make appearances at the Life Time Fitness booth at the Health & Fitness Expo Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, participate in a panel discussion at the Expo on Sept. 30, and assist with the Medtronic TC Family Events on Oct. 1.

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Six Team USA Minnesota Distance Runners to Compete at USA 10 Mile Championships Oct. 2

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 27, 2011 - Six Team USA Minnesota distance runners - including defending women's champion Katie McGregor - will compete at the USA 10 Mile Championships for men and women held in conjunction with the Medtronic TC 10 Mile on Oct. 2.

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