Team USA Minnesota News

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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Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Mt. SAC Relays on April 17, B.A.A. Invitational Mile on April 18, and Grand Blue Mile on April 21; Results from Cherry Blossom Ten Mile

Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 14, 2015 - The Team USA Minnesota runners will be traveling April 17-21 to the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., the B.A.A. Invitational Mile in Boston, and to the Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines.  Jon Peterson will compete at Mt. SAC on April 17, Heather Kampf and Gabriele Grunewald will run in the B.A.A. Mile on April 18, and Kampf will defend her title at the Grand Blue Mile on April 21.

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Josh Dedering to Run Cherry Blossom Ten Mile April 12; Gabriele Grunewald Wins Stanford 5000m Race April 3; Jon Peterson, Jon Grey Set PRs in 5000m

Minneapolis/St. Paul - April 6, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Josh Dedering will be among the competitors at the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run in Washington, D.C. on April 12.  The men's elite field starts at 7:30 a.m. (Eastern) along with the first wave of participants in a field of over 14,000 runners.  The run starts and finishes on the Washington Monument Grounds.

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Three Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete in the 5000m at the Stanford Invite April 3

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 31, 2015 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Gabriele Grunewald, Jon Peterson and Jon Grey - will compete in the 5000 meters at the Stanford Track & Field Invitational in California on April 3.  All three athletes will be opening their outdoor track season at this meet.

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DIII Standout Josh Dedering of UW-LaCrosse Joins Team USA Minnesota; Meghan Peyton Finishes 8th at USA Marathon Championships

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 17, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota has added Josh Dedering - a DIII standout runner who graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse in 2014 - to its roster.  He will focus on distances from the 10k up through the marathon.

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Emily Gordon to Run USA 15k Championships in Jacksonville on March 14; Meghan Peyton to Compete at USA Marathon Championships in Los Angeles on March 15

Minneapolis/St. Paul - March 10, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Emily Gordon will run in the USA 15k Championships in Jacksonville on March 14, while Meghan Peyton will compete in the USA Marathon Championships in Los Angeles on March 15.

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Octane Fitness and Twin Cities Orthopedics Sponsor Team USA Minnesota and Performance Training

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 26, 2015 - Committed to delivering the best performance training products and programs for exercise and athletics, Octane Fitness and Twin Cities Orthopedics (TCO) have partnered as a silver level sponsor of Team USA Minnesota.  Founded in 2001, Team USA Minnesota is dedicated to training post-collegiate distance runners to compete at elite levels, including Olympic participation, from distances of 800/1500 meters to the marathon.

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Team USA Minnesota Receives Allan Steinfeld Development Award at Running USA Conference; Heather Kampf to Run Wanamaker Mile at NYRR Millrose Games Feb. 14; Jon Grey Named to U.S. Team for PanAm Cross Country Cup

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 12, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota has been selected as the 2015 recipient of Running USA's Allan Steinfeld Development Award.  The distance running training center, which is based in Minneapolis/St. Paul, was presented with the $25,000 grant at the Running USA Industry Conference on Feb. 9 in New Orleans.

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Eric Finan, Jon Grey, Jon Peterson and Meghan Peyton to Compete at USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder Feb. 7; Indoor Track Results

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Feb. 3, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Eric Finan, Jon Grey, Jon Peterson and Meghan Peyton will be among the competitors at the USA Cross Country Championships in Boulder, Colorado, on Feb. 7.  The open women's 8k race is at 12:15 p.m. and the open men's 12k is at 1:00 p.m. (Mountain time) and will be broadcast live at www.usatf.tv.

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