Minneapolis/St. Paul – April 26, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf and Katy Moen will be among the competitors in the women’s professional mile race at the Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines this evening, April 26. Then Kampf will race in the women’s 1500 meters at the Drake Relays on April 29.
Kampf is the defending champion of the Grand Blue Mile and will be making her sixth appearance at the event. She also holds the course record of 4:32.62 which she set in 2014. Most recently Kampf placed second at the B.A.A. Invitational Mile in Boston on April 16. She is a three-time USA Road Mile Champion.
Moen will be making her first appearance at the Grand Blue Mile. The Iowa native and 2015 graduate of Iowa State University has a best in the 1500 meters of 4:22.66. This will be her debut in the road mile.