Team USA Minnesota News

Heather Kampf to Compete at Long Island Mile Sept. 9, 5th Avenue Mile on Sept. 13; Gabriele Grunewald, Gina Valgoi, Jon Peterson to Run the Minnesota Mile Sept. 13

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 8, 2015 - The Team USA Minnesota runners will be focused on the mile this week with athletes competing in the Hoka One One Long Island Mile on Sept. 9, the New York Road Runners 5th Avenue Mile on Sept. 13, and Grandma's Minnesota Mile in Duluth on Sept. 13.

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Parker Stinson to Compete at USA 20k Championships in New Haven Sept. 7; Megan Goethals, Gina Valgoi to Run Victory 10k/5k in Minneapolis on Labor Day; Heather Kampf Wins Crim Mile in Michigan

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 1, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Parker Stinson will be among the deep field of American competitors at the USA 20k Championships in New Haven on Sept. 7.  The race is held in conjunction with the Faxon Law New Haven Road Race and starts at 8:40 a.m. (Eastern).  Also competing on Labor Day will be Megan Goethals and Gina Valgoi who will run in the Victory 10k and 5k races respectively in Minneapolis with the 10k starting at 8:00 a.m.

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Heather Kampf to Compete in Mile at Crim Festival of Races on Aug. 21

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Aug. 19, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf will be among the competitors in the professional women's mile at the Health Plus Crim Festival of Races in Flint, Michigan, on Aug. 21.  The event, part of the Michigan Mile Race Series, starts at 7 p.m. (Eastern).

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Parker Stinson, Biya Simbassa, Katy Moen and Megan Goethals Join Team USA Minnesota

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Aug. 11, 2015 - Four up-and-coming and highly decorated collegiate distance runners have joined Team USA Minnesota, bringing the number of athletes to 11 in the long-time training group that is based in Minneapolis/St. Paul.  The recent graduates include Parker Stinson from the University of Oregon, Biya Simbassa of the University of Oklahoma, Katy Moen from Iowa State University, and Megan Goethals out of the University of Washington.

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Gabriele Grunewald, Meghan Peyton to Run Track Meets in Portland Aug. 8-9; Heather Kampf, Gabriele Grunewald Finish 1-2 at Liberty Mile

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Aug. 4, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Grunewald and Meghan Peyton will head to Portland, Oregon, this weekend to compete in their final domestic track meets of the season.  Grunewald will run the 1500 meters at the FloTrack Throwdown on Aug. 8, and Peyton will compete in the 10,000 meters at the Portland Track Festival on Aug. 9.

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Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf, Jon Peterson to Run GNC Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh July 31; Heather Kampf Wins Ryan Shay Mile; Gabriele Grunewald 2nd at London 1500m

Minneapolis/St. Paul - July 28, 2015 - Three Team USA Minnesota runners will compete in the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh on July 31, including defending champion Gabriele Grunewald, two-time champion Heather Kampf, and Jon Peterson who has run 4:00.41 in the mile on the track.

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Gabriele Grunewald Continues European Campaign; Gina Valgoi, Emily Gordon to Run Torchlight 5k July 22; Jon Peterson at Bix 7 in Iowa July 25; Heather Kampf at Ryan Shay Mile in Michigan July 25

Minneapolis/St. Paul - July 20, 2015 - Five Team USA Minnesota distance runners will be competitions this week, with Gabriele Grunewald at two track meets in Europe, Gina Valgoi and Emily Gordon running in the Life Time Fitness Torchlight 5k in Minneapolis on July 22, Jon Peterson racing at the Quad City Times Bix 7 Mile in Davenport, Iowa, on July 25, and Heather Kampf traveling to Michigan to defend her title at the Ryan Shay Mile on July 25.

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European Track Competitions Continue for Team USA Minnesota Runners; Heather Kampf Wins Races in Cork and Kortrijk; Jon Peterson Wins Letterkenny Mile

Minneapolis/St. Paul - July 13, 2015 - Three Team USA Minnesota runners - Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf and Jon Peterson - will continue their European track tour with competitions this week in Switzerland and Belgium.  Last week was marked by wins for Kampf at Cork and Kortrijk and for Peterson at the Letterkenny Mile Challenge.

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Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf, Jon Peterson Head to Europe for International Track Meets; Gina Valgoi is 3rd at Fifth Season 8k in Iowa

Minneapolis/St. Paul - July 6, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf and Jon Peterson have traveled to Europe where they will compete during July in a series of international track meets held throughout the continent. The three will race in distances that include the 800 meters, 1500 meters, mile and 3000 meters.

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Four Team USA Minnesota Distance Runners to Compete at USATF Outdoor Championships in Eugene July 25-28

Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 23, 2015 - Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf, Meghan Peyton and Jon Peterson - will be among the qualified competitors at the USATF Outdoor Championships at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon, June 25-28.  At the championships, athletes can earn spots on the 2015 IAAF World Championships team set for Aug. 22-30 in Beijing, China, as well as on the Pan American Games, Thorpe Cup and NACAC Championships teams.

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Josh Dedering to Make Marathon Debut at Grandma's in Duluth on June 20; Heather Kampf Is 3rd in 1500m at IAAF World Challenge; Results from Track Meets

Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 16, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Josh Dedering will make his marathon debut at the 39th annual Grandma's Marathon in Duluth on June 20.  He has a best of 1:03:31 in the half marathon which is an Olympic Trials qualifier for the marathon.

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Heather Kampf, Gabriele Grunewald Head to Europe to Compete in IAAF Diamond League Meets; Jon Peterson, Meghan Peyton to Run in Meets on East and West Coasts

Minneapolis/St. Paul - June 2, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf and Gabriele Grunewald head to Europe this week to compete in a series of IAAF Diamond League track meets, including in Rome, Birmingham and Oslo.  In addition, Kampf will run in the Rabat, Morocco IAAF World Challenge.  Both athletes will race the 1500 meters at each meet.

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