Minneapolis/St. Paul - Dec. 15, 2009 - Nine-time All American Heather Dorniden, who ran collegiately for the University of Minnesota, has joined Team USA Minnesota. Dorniden concluded her college career at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 23 where she was the second runner on the Golden Gophers 10th place women's team. She graduates this month with a degree in kinesiology and psychology.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Dec. 2, 2009 - Eight Team USA Minnesota distance runners will participate with more than 3,000 other runners and walkers in the 22nd annual Life Time Fitness Reindeer Run 5k on Dec. 5. The fun run starts at 9:30 a.m. at the Lake Harriet bandshell and circles the south Minneapolis lake on a "sleigh-measured" course.
Minneapolis/St. Paul - Sept. 2, 2009 - Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Patrick Smyth, Jason Lehmkuhle and Kristen Nicolini Lehmkuhle - will be among the competitors at the USA 20k Championships on Sept. 7 in New Haven, Conn. The championship race is held in conjunction with the 32nd annual Stratton Faxon New Haven 20k Road Race and begins at 8:40 a.m. (Eastern) on Labor Day.