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Welcome to the Twin Cities In Motion Blog!  Read on to find out what's running through our minds today.  


Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Tue, Jun 28 2016 11:34 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf and Abbabiya “Biya” Simbassa will be among the competitors at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Track & Field that will be held July 1-10 at historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. 

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Tue, Jun 14 2016 12:57 pm by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf will compete in the 800 meters at the adidas Boost Boston Games on June 17, while Rob Molke will head to Duluth to run the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon on June 18.

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The Beginning Runner’s Recipe

posted on Mon, Jun 13 2016 3:41 pm by Life Time Fitness

As a runner, you’ve probably had friends, family and co-workers ask you how they can get started running -- a process that can seem daunting. Life Time Fitness offer an elegantly simple plan to take a beginner from walking to "comfortably" running 30 minutes in just 8 weeks. 

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Tue, Jun 7 2016 9:46 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Meghan Peyton, Katy Moen, Jon Peterson and Biya Simbassa will be among the competitors at the Portland Track Festival held this weekend at Lewis & Clark College. The four athletes are looking to improve their times in either the 5000 or 10,000 meter distances as well as to obtain automatic qualifying times for the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials.

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Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

posted on Thu, Jun 2 2016 10:50 am by TCM Staff

TCM wants to help you get the most out of your running and training by providing access to one of the leading minds in our sport. A running coach can help by answering questions about training and racing, keeping you motivated and providing insight. Coach Dennis Barker, who coaches Team USA Minnesota’s professional athletes, answers your questions and offers helpful tips targeted at runners of all abilities. Today, Coach Barker offers advice on choosing which race distance to focus on next.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Thu, Jun 2 2016 10:19 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Meghan Peyton and Katy Moen will be among the all-American field at the 38th edition of Freihofer’s Run for Women 5K on June 4 in Albany, New York.  On the same date, Heather Kampf will compete in the Furman Elite 1500 meter women’s race in Greenville, South Carolina.

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Easy Runs

posted on Mon, May 23 2016 10:33 am by Life Time Fitness

Rebekah Mayer, the National Training Manager at Life Time Run, discusses the value of easy runs. Formerly more of a "push the pace" runner, Mayer, a new mom, finds herself more receptive to the the easy run concept nowadays, and she lists the reasons why slowing down can make you faster.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Wed, May 18 2016 9:45 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Jon Peterson and Biya Simbassa will head to Los Angeles this week to compete in the 5000 meters at the Hoka One One Middle Distance Classic on May 20.  The meet will be held on the campus of Occidental College.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Mon, May 16 2016 9:44 am by TCM Staff

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 Thursday's race was 4:34.2.

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Pro Q & A: Nicole Blood

posted on Tue, May 10 2016 12:13 pm by TCM Staff

Nicole Blood, another top contender in the USATF Championship Wave of the Medtronic TC 1 Mile next week, offers some great, simple advice for citizen runners competing in the mile.  When she took the time to talk to us, she also shared her nickname among her family -- which doesn't fit the national class runner these days.

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