Minneapolis/St. Paul – April 6, 2015 – Team USA Minnesota’s Josh Dedering will be among the competitors at the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run in Washington, D.C. on April 12. The men’s elite field starts at 7:30 a.m. (Eastern) along with the first wave of participants in a field of over 14,000 runners. The run starts and finishes on the Washington Monument Grounds.
Dedering, who joined Team USA Minnesota in March, has a best of 49:40 in the 10 Mile and 1:03:31 in the half marathon. A collegiate runner at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Dedering took to the roads shortly after graduation last spring. He posted his 10 mile best at the Medtronic TC 10 last October and his half marathon PR at the USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston in January.
As a tune-up race for Cherry Blossom, Dedering won the MDRA 7 Mile in Minneapolis on March 28 with a time of 35:38.