Elliott Notches World B Standard With Bottrop Gala 1500m Runner-Up - (Bottrop, Germany) - Despite windy conditions, Matt Elliott (Brooks) powered through the final lap of the 1500-meters at the Bottrop Gala in Bottrop, Germany, bettering the World Championships B standard of 3:37.00 and taking second place.
Minneapolis/St. Paul – July 15, 2013 – Seven Team USA Minnesota distance runners – Andrew Carlson, Antonio Vega, Jon Peterson, Ben Sathre, Meghan Peyton, Ladia Albertson-Junkans and McKenzie Melander – will participate in the Life Time Fitness Torchlight 5k in downtown Minneapolis on July 17. A field of over 5,000 will run in the 7:30 p.m. event which is part of the City of Minneapolis’ annual Aquatennial Festival.
Elliott Narrowly Misses World B Mark With 1500m Win At KBC-Heusden 1500m - (Zolder-Heusden, Belgium) - Matt Elliott (Brooks) took the lead with 250-meters to go and never looked back Saturday, winning the B heat of the 1500-meters at the KBC Night of Athletics with a personal best of 3:37.07. Off of a slow pace, Elliott blasted a 54-second final lap, passing the field and narrowly missing the World championships B standard of 3:37.00, but setting himself up for another shot in the week to come.
Elliott To Compete In KBC-Heusden 1500m; Dey Takes On Boulder's Pearl Street Mile - (Colorado Springs, CO) - Matt Elliott (Brooks) will compete in Saturday's KBC Night of Athletics in Heusden, Belgium, in pursuit of the IAAF World Championships qualifying standard for the 1500-meters. Elliott, who was fourth in the US championships, earned the right to be the alternate for the US national team if he obtains either the World A or B standards of 3:35.00 or 3:37.00.
Suver 4th At US 10k Championships - (Atlanta, GA) - Mattie Suver (adidas/BRC) continued her impressive season notching another top-five US Championship finish with a 4th-place at the US 10k Championships hosted by the Peachtree Road Race on July 04. Suver was just nipped at the line finishing in 33:22 and solidly takes the #2 position in the USA Running Circuit standings. Wendy Thomas (adidas/BRC) was just out of the top 10 with her 13th-place 34:21, while on the men's side Tristan Mannix was 27th in 30:46 in his first race after starting to train with the ADP two months ago.