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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.