Team USA Minnesota News

Heather Kampf to Compete at USA Indoor Championships in Portland March 11-12; Biya Simbassa to Run at USA 15k Championships in Jacksonville March 12

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 8, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf will compete at the USATF Indoor Championships that will be held in Portland, Oregon, on March 11-12, while teammate Biya Simbassa will run in the USATF 15k Championships in Jacksonville on March 12.

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Team USA Minnesota to Launch Monthly 'Sunday Run Days with Team USA' on March 6; Biya Simbassa Wins Rodeo Run 10k in Houston

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 1, 2016 - The Team USA Minnesota distance runners will launch the first-ever Sunday Run Days with Team USA, a monthly group run for the Minneapolis/St. Paul community, on Sunday, March 6 at 8:00 a.m. at the Lake Harriet Bandshell in Minneapolis.

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Heather Kampf Is 4th in Wanamaker Mile at NYRR Millrose Games; Biya Simbassa Wins Space City 10 Miler in Houston

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 23, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf placed fourth in the Wanamaker Mile at the NYRR Millrose Games in New York City on Feb. 20, and Biya Simbassa won the Space City 10 Miler in Houston on Feb. 21.

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Heather Kampf to Run in Wanamaker Mile at NYRR Millrose Games in New York City Feb. 20

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 17, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf will be among the competitors in the prestigious Wanamaker Mile at the NYRR Millrose Games, an indoor track meet that will be held in New York City on Feb. 20.

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Meghan Peyton, Emily Gordon, Josh Dedering to Compete at U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in L.A. on Feb. 13; Jon Peterson to Run at Iowa State Classic on Feb. 12; Heather Kampf Nets Indoor Track 3000m Qualifier

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 9, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton, Emily Gordon and Josh Dedering will be among the competitors at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Marathon, which will be held on the streets of Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 13.  The men's race starts at 10:06 a.m. and the women begin at 10:22 a.m. (Pacific).  The marathon starts and finishes at the Los Angeles Convention Center and will be televised live on NBC.

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Katy Moen, Biya Simbassa to Compete at USATF Cross Country Championships in Oregon Feb. 6; Heather Kampf at Armory Track Invitational Feb. 6; Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Assist with TC Kids Fieldhouse Fun Run on Feb. 6

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 2, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Katy Moen and Biya Simbassa will be among the competitors at the USATF Cross Country Championships in Bend, Oregon, this weekend, while Heather Kampf will travel to the other side of the country and run at the Armory Track Invitational in New York City.  In addition, five Team USA Minnesota runners will volunteer at the TC Kids Fieldhouse Fun Run that will be held at the University of Minnesota.  All three events will be held on Feb. 6.

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Heather Kampf Is 4-time Winner of Bermuda Mile, Competes Next at Camel City Mile Jan. 30; Biya Simbassa, Katy Moen Run Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifiers at Aramco Houston Half Marathon

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 19, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf won the Bermuda Invitational Front Street Mile on Jan. 15 for the fourth consecutive year with a time of 4:42.68.  The Friday evening race was part of the Bermuda International weekend of events which also included a 10k and half marathon.  Since 2011, Kampf has won 18 road mile races, earning her the moniker "Queen of the Road Mile."

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Heather Kampf to Run Bermuda Mile Jan. 15; Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Aramco Houston Half Marathon Jan. 17

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 12, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf heads to Bermuda this weekend to run the Bermuda Invitational Mile on Jan. 15, while five of her teammates - Meghan Peyton, Emily Gordon, Katy Moen, Josh Dedering and Biya Simbassa - will be in Texas to compete in the Aramco Houston Half Marathon on Jan. 17.

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Syracuse University Standout Rob Molke Joins Team USA Minnesota

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 5, 2016 - Team USA Minnesota has added Rob Molke - a Syracuse University standout in track and cross country who graduated in 2014 - to its roster.  Post collegiately he has run 1:03:27 in the half marathon which is a qualifying time for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Team Trials.

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Biya Simbassa, Meghan Peyton to Run Pacific 10,000m Pursuit on Dec. 6; Thanksgiving Day Race Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Dec. 1, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Biya Simbassa and Meghan Peyton will compete at the Pacific 10,000m Pursuit track meet in Sacramento on Dec. 6.

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Seven Team USA Minnesota Athletes to Run in Thanksgiving Day Events on Nov. 26

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 23, 2015 - Seven Team USA Minnesota athletes will run in Thanksgiving Day events on Nov. 26, including the Life Time Turkey Day 5k in Minneapolis, the Manchester Road Race in Connecticut, and the Silicon Valley Turkey Trot 5k in San Jose, California.

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Meghan Peyton to Compete at .US National 12k Championships in Alexandria on Nov. 15

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 12, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Meghan Peyton will be among the elite competitors who have qualified to run in the .US National 12k Championships in Alexandria, Virginia, on Nov. 15.  During the 2015 year, Peyton finished eighth at the USA Marathon Championships and seventh at the USA 1 Mile Championships to achieve her qualifier.

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