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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.