Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 14, 2014 – Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners – Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf, Eric Finan and Jon Peterson - are now in their final week of European track competitions for the month of July with the last of the track meets for the athletes occurring on July 19.
Grunewald will pace the women’s 5000 meter race at the Spitzen Leichtathletik in Luzern, Switzerland, on the evening of July 15. She will then compete on July 19 in either the women’s 1500m at the KBC Night of Athletics in Heusden, Belgium, or in the women’s 3000m at the Meeting de Atletismo in Madrid, Spain. Grunewald has a best in the 1500 of 4:01.48 and 8:42.64 in the 3000.
Also at the Heusden meet will be Kampf in the women’s 1500m, along with Finan and Peterson who will run in the men’s 5000 meter race. Kampf has posted a best of 4:07.15 in the 1500m. In the 5000m, Finan has a best of 13:41.33 and Peterson a best of 13:39.51 which they set at the USA Outdoor Championships in late June.