Minneapolis/St. Paul – June 3, 2014 – Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete this week at three different track meets on June 5 and 6, including at the Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis, the Hoka One One Adrian Martinez Classic in Concord, Mass., and at the American Track League meet in Houston.
At the Festival of Miles on June 5, Heather Kampf will compete in the women’s elite 800 meter race. The meet’s two-time champion at this distance, Kampf has a best of 2:00.04 in the 800m. Most recently she competed in the Prefontaine Classic 800m on May 30 and finished fourth with a time of 2:00.65.
Travis Burkstrand will also be in St. Louis and will line up in the men’s elite mile. Burkstrand has a best of 4:00.15 in the distance, which he set on the indoor track in January. The races will be held in the evening, with the 800m at 8:20 and the mile at 8:55 (Central time).