Rainsberger Breaks US HS 3k Outdoor Record At World Champs - (Bydgoszcz, Poland) Katie Rainsberger finished a solid 7th in the 3,000-meters at the IAAF World U20 (formerly World Junior) Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland, on Wednesday to post the fastest outdoor mark ever by an American high school girl.
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 27, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf will be among the elite competitors at the Sir Walter Miler that will be held on Aug. 5 at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. That same weekend, Rob Molke and Jon Peterson will run in the MDRA (Minnesota Distance Running Association) 15k that will be held Aug. 7 at Crosby Farm Park in St. Paul.
(USATF) - BYDGOSZCZ, Poland -- Noah Lylesclaimed the title of Fastest Current Teenager on Earth, winning the 100 meters at the 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships on Wednesday at Zawisza Stadium.
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland -- Seven Americans, five men and two women, advanced during the opening session of the IAAF World Under-20 Championships on Tuesday morning at Zawisza Stadium.
Team USA Minnesota Starts Search for New Head Coach; Dennis Barker Steps Down after 15 Years with the Team
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 19, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota, a training group for professional distance runners based in Minneapolis/St. Paul, has begun a search for a new head coach. The position is available given the resignation this month of its long-time coach, Dennis Barker.
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland -- Eighty athletes are ready to represent the United States at the 2016 IAAF World Under-20 Championships at Zawisza Stadium July 19-24.
Medals will be on the line on Tuesday – day one of the World U20 Championships – in finals of the men’s shot put, women’s 10,000 meters race walk and the men’s 10,000m.
Four Team USA Minnesota Runners to Participate in Torchlight 5k on July 20; Heather Kampf Is 2nd at Padova 1500m in Italy on Jul
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 18, 2016 – Four Team USA Minnesota runners – Meghan Peyton, Jon Peterson, Biya Simbassa and Rob Molke – will participate in the Twin Cities Orthopedics Torchlight 5k that will be held in downtown Minneapolis on July 20.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Five reigning Olympic gold medalists and five current world champions join 84 first-time Olympians on the Team USA roster nominated to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team. A roster of 126 men and women is slated to represent the United States in track & field competition August 12-21 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Heather Kampf Continues Outdoor Track Season with Meets in Italy and Ireland; Results from U.S. Olympic Track Trials in Eugene
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 13, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf has bounced back from the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials to continue her outdoor track season in Europe, with meets in Italy and Ireland. At the Meeting Sport Soliderta in Lignano, Italy, on July 13, she placed third in the 800 meters in 2:01.26.
(USATF) - EUGENE, OREGON -- The penultimate day of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field did not disappoint, as a record 22,847 track & field fans witnessed 60 of the wildest minutes in Hayward Field history.
Ageless Lagat kicks to fifth Olympic Games
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