Minneapolis/St. Paul – March 31, 2015 – Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners – Gabriele Grunewald, Jon Peterson and Jon Grey – will compete in the 5000 meters at the Stanford Track & Field Invitational in California on April 3. All three athletes will be opening their outdoor track season at this meet.
Grunewald has a best in the 5000m of 15:33.64, a mark she set at a meet in Europe last July. She is the 2014 USA Indoor 3000-meter champion and has a best in the 3000m of 8:42.64.
Competing in the men’s field of the 5000m will be Peterson, who has posted 13:39.51 in the distance, and Grey who has a mark of 13:46.12.
The meet will be held at Cobb Track and Angell Field on the Stanford University campus with the 5000 meter races scheduled for Friday evening.