Team USA Minnesota News

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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Heather Kampf Wins Mile, 10k and Half Marathon at Bermuda Int'l Race Weekend, Will Compete at Camel City Mile Indoor Meet on Jan. 31; Results from USA Half Marathon Championships

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 20, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf returned to Bermuda this past weekend to defend her two-year title at the Front Street Mile.  Once again, Kampf won the invitational women's mile for a three peat on Friday evening, Jan. 16.  Her time was 4:53.32.  She then ran in two other events - as part of her training - during Bermuda International Race Weekend and won the 10k in 35:10 on Jan. 17 and then the half marathon in 1:18:05 on Jan. 18.

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Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA Half Marathon Champs in Houston Jan. 18; Heather Kampf Returns to Bermuda Mile Jan. 16; Results from Edinburgh Cross Country Challenge

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 13, 2015 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Meghan Peyton, Eric Finan and Jon Peterson - will be among the runners in the deep American field that will compete at the USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston on Jan. 18.  The championships are held in conjunction with the Aramco Houston Half Marathon and will start at 6:55 a.m.

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Jon Grey, Heather Kampf to Compete at Great Edinburgh Cross Country International Challenge in Scotland Jan. 10

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Jan. 6, 2015 - Team USA Minnesota's Jon Grey and Heather Kampf have been named to the U.S. team that will compete at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country International Challenge in Scotland on Jan. 10.

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Jon Grey Is 7th at USATF Club Cross Champs and Named to U.S. Team for Great Edinburgh Cross Country Challenge; Emily Gordon Wins Santa to the Sea Half Marathon

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Dec. 16, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Jon Grey finished seventh in the open men's 10k at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships on Dec. 13 and has been named to the U.S. team that will compete at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country International Challenge in Scotland on Jan. 10, 2015.

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Jon Grey to Race at USATF Club Cross Championships Dec. 13; Emily Gordon Will Run Santa to the Sea Half Marathon Dec. 14

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Dec. 9, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Jon Grey will be among the competitors at the USATF National Club Cross Country Championships in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, on Dec. 13, while Emily Gordon will run in the Santa to the Sea Half Marathon in Oxnard, California, on Dec. 14.

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Five Team USA Minnesota Athletes to Run in Thanksgiving Day Events; Katie McGregor Named Women's Coach of U.S. Team at Chiba Ekiden

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 19, 2014 - Five Team USA Minnesota athletes will run in Thanksgiving Day events on Nov. 27, including the Life Time Turkey Day 5k in Minneapolis, the Thanksgiving Day Race 10k in Cincinnati, and the Thanksgiving Day 5k in Palm Desert.

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Jon Peterson to Compete at .US National 12k Championships on Nov. 16; Four Team USA Minnesota Runners Finish in Top 12 at EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler Led by Jon Grey

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 11, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Jon Peterson will be among the elite competitors who have qualified to run in the .US National 12k Championships in Alexandria, Virginia, on Nov. 16.  Peterson obtained an 'A' qualifier for the race by finishing fifth at the USA 7 Mile Championships at Bix in July with a time of 33:54.

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