Minneapolis/St. Paul – April 19, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf placed second in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile in Boston on April 16, while Biya Simbassa finished fourth in the men’s invitational 5000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 15.
Kampf’s time in the B.A.A. (Boston Athletic Association) Invitational Mile was 4:49.8, just a step behind the winner. This was the third time in a row that Kampf has been the runner-up at the road mile race that is held two days before the Boston Marathon. The tactical race unfolded on three 522-meter laps before reaching the finish line on Boylston Street.