Simbassa competed in the 5000m at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials in Eugene earlier this month and was fifth at the USA 15k Championships in March. Molke has been focusing on the half marathon distance with plans to run his first marathon this fall.
All four runners plan to use the Torchlight 5k as a tempo or easy run at this point in their training for fall races.
Padova Track Meet results
Heather Kampf was second in 4:05.31 in the 1500 meters at the Meeting Citta’ di Padova in Italy on July 17. Kampf is in Europe for a series of outdoor track races and will conclude her tour at the Morton Games in Dublin, Ireland, on July 22 where she will compete in the mile.
About Team USA Minnesota
Team USA Minnesota is based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Founded in 2001, the purpose of the training group is to improve the competitiveness of post-collegiate American distance running and to develop Olympians. Team USA Minnesota’s major sponsor is Twin Cities In Motion (www.tcmevents.org). Its silver sponsors are the Houston Marathon Foundation (www.