Team USA Minnesota News

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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Four Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler on Nov. 9

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Nov. 4, 2014 - Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Jon Grey, Jon Peterson, Emily Gordon and Gina Valgoi - will be among the field of international and American elite competitors at the second edition of the EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler on Nov. 9.

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Team USA Minnesota's Emily Gordon, Jon Peterson Named RRCA Roads Scholars for 2014

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 8, 2014 - Two Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Emily Gordon and Jon Peterson - have been named Roads Scholars for 2014.  The program - conducted by the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) - awards grants to American post-collegiate runners who show great promise to develop into national and world-class road running athletes.

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Jon Peterson Repeats as Medtronic TC 10 Mile Champion, Eric Finan 3rd; Emily Gordon 3rd, Gina Valgoi 4th in Women's Field; Meghan Peyton Is 10th at USA Marathon Championships

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Oct. 5, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Jon Peterson successfully defended his title at the Medtronic TC 10 Mile today, with Eric Finan finishing third.  In the women's TC 10 Mile race, new Team USA Minnesota distance runners Emily Gordon and Gina Valgoi were third and fourth respectively.  In the USA Marathon Championships, hosted by the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, Meghan Peyton was 10th.

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Team USA Minnesota Set for Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Weekend Oct. 4-5; Meghan Peyton to Run in USA Marathon Championships; Four to Compete in TC 10 Mile; Seven Assisting at TC Family Events

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 30, 2014 - The Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete and/or volunteer during the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon weekend of Oct. 4-5, an event that occurs in the team's hometown of Minneapolis/St. Paul.  Leading the way will be Meghan Peyton, who will run in the USA Marathon Championships, while Jon Peterson, Eric Finan, Emily Gordon and Gina Valgoi will compete in the Medtronic TC 10 Mile, with both races occurring on Oct. 5.

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Team USA Minnesota Runners Finish in Top 10 at Cow Harbor 10k and Top 20 at USA 5k Championships

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 23, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota distance runners Meghan Peyton and Jon Peterson finished in the top 10 at the Great Cow Harbor 10k on Sept. 20, and then Peyton, Peterson and Eric Finan crossed the finish line in the top 20 at the USA 5k Championships on Sept. 21.

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Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at Cow Harbor 10k, USA 5k Championships Sept. 20-21; Heather Kampf Is 4th at Fifth Avenue Mile

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 17, 2014 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Meghan Peyton, Jon Peterson and Eric Finan - will compete this weekend including at the Great Cow Harbor 10k on Sept. 20 and at the USA 5k Championships on Sept. 21.

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Gina Valgoi and Emily Gordon Join Team USA Minnesota

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 10, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota has added two up-and-coming female distance runners - Gina Valgoi and Emily Gordon - to its training group that is based in Minneapolis/St. Paul.

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Heather Kampf Wins Minnesota Mile in Duluth, Jon Peterson 2nd in Men's Mile; Gabriele Grunewald Is 2nd in 800m at Rieti World Challenge Meet in Italy

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 7, 2014 - Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf won the eighth annual Grandma's Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth today, while her teammates Jon Peterson and Eric Finan were second and eighth respectively in the men's mile.  In Italy, Gabriele Grunewald was second in the 800 meters at the Rieti IAAF World Challenge meeting in Italy.

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Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. Sponsors Team USA Minnesota; Sponsorship Is Part of the American Development Program Initiative

Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 3, 2014 - Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R), the organizers of the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and other world-class running events, will continue its commitment to supporting American athletes by sponsoring Team USA Minnesota.

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