Team USA Minnesota News

Heather Kampf, Gabriele Anderson to Compete at USA Indoor Championships Feb. 26-27; Jason Lehmkuhle Wins Ohme 30 km in Japan; Andrew Carlson Wins Snowshoe Open 3000m

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 21, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf and Gabriele Anderson have qualified to compete at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships that will be held in Albuquerque on Feb. 26-27.  Kampf is qualified in both the 800 meters and the mile and Anderson will run in the mile.

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RunPro.com Web Site for Distance Runners Launched by Team USA Minnesota and USATF

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 16, 2011 - A new web site at www.RunPro.com has been launched to assist promising distance runners make the transition from collegiate to professional athletes.  The site was created and developed by Team USA Minnesota with the support of a 2010 Excellence Challenge Grant from USA Track & Field.

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Jason Lehmkuhle to Run Ohme 30 km Feb. 20; Results from Iowa State Classic

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 14, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Jason Lehmkuhle will run in the Ohme 30 km Road Race in Tokyo, Japan, on Feb. 20.  Lehmkuhle was invited to participate in the international race based on his ninth place finish at the 2010 Boston Marathon.

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Heather Kampf, Gabriele Anderson to Run Mile at Iowa State Classic Feb. 12; Results from USA Cross Country Championships

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 8, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf and Gabriele Anderson will both compete in the mile at the Iowa State Classic track meet in Ames on Feb. 12.  The event will be held on the Iowa State University campus in the Lied Recreational Center, which has a 300-meter track.

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Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA Cross Country Championships Feb. 5; Four Athletes to Assist at TC Kids Indoor Fun Run Feb. 5

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 2, 2011 - Five Team USA Minnesota runners - Matt Gabrielson, Andrew Carlson, Emily Brown, Meghan Armstrong and Jamie Cheever - will be among the competitors at the 2011 USA Cross Country Championships in San Diego on Feb. 5.  The event is also the World Cross Country Team Trials to select six men and six women to compete at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships that will be held in Punta Umbria, Spain, on March 20.

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Heather Kampf to Open Season at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Feb. 5; Katie McGregor Is 4th, Jason Lehmkuhle 5th at USA Half Marathon Championships

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 1, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf (formerly Dorniden) will open her 2011 season by competing in the women's 800 meters at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on Feb. 5.  The 16th annual meet, which had been known as the Boston Indoor Games, is part of USA Track & Field's Visa Championship Series.

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Katie McGregor, Jason Lehmkuhle, Josh Moen to Compete at USA Half Marathon Championships Jan. 29; Results from Jack Johnson Classic

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 23, 2011 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Katie McGregor, Jason Lehmkuhle and Josh Moen - will be among the competitors at the USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston on Saturday, Jan. 29.  The championships are hosted by the Aramco Houston Half Marathon and begin at 8:00 a.m.

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Matt Gabrielson, Meghan Armstrong, Jamie Cheever to Run the 3000m at Jack Johnson Classic Jan. 22

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 20, 2011 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Matt Gabrielson, Meghan Armstrong and Jamie Cheever - will run the 3000 meters at the Jack Johnson Minnesota Classic on Jan. 22.  The meet will be held at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.

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Three-time All American Jamie Cheever Joins Team USA Minnesota

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 17, 2011 - Three-time All American Jamie Cheever, who ran collegiately for the University of Minnesota and was a prep standout at Southwest High School in Minneapolis, has joined Team USA Minnesota.  As a Golden Gopher she held school records in the mile (4:39:54), the 3000 meters (9:20.23) and in three relays.

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Three Team USA Minnesota Runners Awarded MEADP Grants; Three Athletes Record Five of the Fastest 2010 U.S. Road Racing Times

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 16, 2010 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners have received grants from the Minnesota Elite Athlete Development Program (MEADP) for 2011.  The athletes include Meghan Armstrong, Chris Rombough and Emily Brown.  The awards were announced on Jan. 15 at the annual meeting of the Minnesota Distance Running Association (MDRA).  Armstrong and Rombough each received a grant of $1,000, and Brown was awarded $750.

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Meghan Armstrong at Bay Area Cross Challenge Jan. 16; Matt Gabrielson Reflects on Bupa Cross Experience

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 12, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Armstrong will be among the competitors at the inaugural Bay Area Cross Challenge that will be held in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Jan. 16.  She will run in the open women's 6k race at 10 a.m. (Pacific time).

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Matt Gabrielson to Compete on U.S. Team at Bupa Cross Country Meet in Scotland Jan. 8; Results from New York's Midnight Run

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 6, 2011 - Team USA Minnesota's Matt Gabrielson has been selected as a member of the U.S. men's team that will compete at the 2011 Bupa Great Edinburgh International Cross Country meet in Scotland.  The nine-member U.S. squad will compete against other international teams on Jan. 8.

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