Minneapolis/St. Paul – Sept. 3, 2014 – Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners – Heather Kampf, Eric Finan and Jon Peterson – will be among the elite competitors at Grandma’s Minnesota Mile in downtown Duluth on Sept. 7.
The 2014 point-to-point race will mark the fifth appearance for Kampf at the event. She won the race in 2012, was second in 2013 and finished third in both 2011 and 2010. She has a best in the road mile of 4:21.3 which she set this summer when she won the Ryan Shay Mile in Michigan.
Finan has a best in the mile of 3:58.73 which he posted in June when he won the Adrian Martinez Mile in Concord, Mass. Peterson set his mile best time of 4:00.54 in July at the Letterkenny Mile Challenge in Ireland.
Grandma’s Minnesota Mile is the final stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014. The women’s elite race will be held at 10:20 a.m. and the men will run at 10:30.