Kampf Wins 4th USATF 1 Mile Road Title; Two
Team USA Minnesota Runners Post Mile Bests at
Championships Held in Minneapolis May 12
Minneapolis/St. Paul –
May 13, 2016 – Team USA Minnesota’s Heather
Kampf notched her fourth USATF 1 Mile Road
title at the championships hosted by the Medtronic TC
1 Mile in downtown Minneapolis on May 12. She is
also now a three-time winner of the TC 1 Mile.
Her time in last evening’s race was 4:34.2.
Also competing for Team
USA Minnesota was Meghan Peyton, who
finished seventh in the women’s championship with a
time of 4:45.2 and Katy Moen, who was
ninth in a personal best time of 4:47.7 (previous best
In the men’s
championship race, Biya Simbassa was
ninth in 4:05.5, which was a personal best in the mile
distance (previous was 4:06.38), and Jon
Peterson, who was 12th
Over 2,000 runners
participated in the Medtronic TC 1 Mile races which
ran along the Mississippi Riverfront and finished near
the Guthrie Theater. In addition to hosting the
USATF 1 Mile Road Championships, the event was the
second stop on the 2016 Bring Back the Mile Tour.
About Team USA
Team USA Minnesota is
based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Founded in 2001, the purpose of the training center is
to improve the competitiveness of post-collegiate
American distance running and to develop Olympians.
The athletes are coached by Dennis Barker.