Team USA Minnesota News

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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Gabriele Grunewald to Race at Prefontaine Classic May 30; Heather Kampf Wins 3rd USA 1 Mile Road Championship

Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 20, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Grunewald will be among the top international competitors at the Prefontaine Classic on May 30.  Grunewald will run the 5000 meters at the IAAF Diamond League meet that will be held at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon.

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Twin Cities In Motion Renews as Team USA Minnesota's Major Sponsor; $60,000 Contribution over Two Years Enhances Pro Distance Development Program

Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 13, 2015 - Twin Cities In Motion, organizers of the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, the Medtronic TC 1 Mile, and a host of running events in Minneapolis and St. Paul, has renewed its partnership with Twin Cities-based Team USA Minnesota, the professional long distance running training center that has developed 22 national champions and sent dozens of athletes to international competitions, including the Olympic Games.

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Heather Kampf and Three Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA 1 Mile Road Championships on May 14; Gabriele Grunewald to Run at Hoka One One Meet May 14

Minneapolis/St. Paul - May 12, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf and three teammates - Meghan Peyton, Gina Valgoi, and Jon Peterson - will be among the competitors at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships hosted by the Medtronic TC 1 Mile on May 14.  On the West Coast, Gabriele Grunewald will run in the Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic in Eagle Rock, California, (near Pasadena) on May 14.

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Heather Kampf, Meghan Peyton to Compete at Drake Relays April 23-24; Kampf Defends Title at Grand Blue Mile; B.A.A. Mile and Mt. SAC Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 22, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf and Meghan Peyton will compete on the track at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, with Kampf running the 800 meters on April 24 and Peyton in the 5000 meters on April 23.  As part of the Drake Relays week of festivities, Kampf defended her title at the Grand Blue Mile on April 21.

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