Team USA Minnesota News

Antonio Vega to Compete in China Oct. 16 at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships; Katie McGregor 3rd at USA Women's 10k Championship

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 11, 2010 - Team USA Minnesota's Antonio Vega has been named a member of the U.S. team that will compete at the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships in Nanning, China, on Oct. 16.  He is one of three national champions on the five-man U.S. team that also includes a five-woman roster.

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Katie McGregor, Meghan Armstrong to Compete at USA Women's 10k Championship in Boston Oct. 11; Antonio Vega Wins 2010 USA Running Circuit

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 6, 2010 - Team USA Minnesota's Katie McGregor and Meghan Armstrong will compete at the USA Women's 10k Championship in Boston on Oct. 11.  The championship is being held in conjunction with the Tufts Health Plan 10k for Women, which is the largest women-only 10k in the nation.  The Columbus Day race starts at noon (Eastern time) and features over 6,000 participants.

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Matt Gabrielson, Kristen Nicolini, Chris Rombough, Heather Dorniden to Participate in Team USA Minnesota Panel at Twin Cities Expo Oct. 1; Weekend Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 30, 2010 - Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners will participate in a panel discussion and Q&A on Friday, Oct. 1, from 4:00-4:45 p.m. at the Health & Fitness Expo in the Saint Paul RiverCentre.  The Expo is part of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon weekend of events and is the site of runner packet pick-up.

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Six Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete in Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Races Oct. 2-3: 5k, 10 Mile, Marathon

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 28, 2010 - Six Team USA Minnesota distance runners will be among the professional competitors running in the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon races the weekend of Oct. 2-3, including in the TC 5k, the Medtronic TC 10 Mile, and the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon.  The 10 Mile event is also the site of the USA Women's 10 Mile Championship and the marathon is host to the USA Men's Marathon Championship.

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Patrick Smyth Wins Emerald Nuts Midnight Run in New York City Jan. 1

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 3, 2010 - Team USA Minnesota's Patrick Smyth won the 31st Emerald Nuts Midnight Run in New York City on Jan. 1. Smyth ran the four mile road race in Central Park in a time of 18:35 (second place was 18:53) in weather conditions that included a mix of light snow and rain. The event, which includes a fireworks display, is hosted by the New York Road Runners.

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