Twin Cities in Motion

Blog Archive

Feb 2014

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

How I met my girlfriend, with the help of TCM

by TCM Staff

The Valentine's Day TC 5K brings out the best in people. You know him as Mr. Wonderful, but we know him as the one that got away. Find out what this guy did to land the perfect girl!

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Wednesday, February 5, 2014

20 Questions, Miles of Answers- Catherine Mandle

by TCM Staff

Meet Catherine, a Minneapolis runner who loves the chain of lakes and dreams of running with her dream training partner, her husband. He decided to register for the Valentine's Day TC 5K to run with her! Is there someone you've motivated to begin running (or running again)? Click to read the rest of her answers.

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Team USA Minnesota News

by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Gabriele Grunewald and Heather Kampf will be among the competitors at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston on February 8.  Grunewald will run in the New Balance Women’s Two Mile race and Kampf will be in the Women’s 1000 meters.

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Friday, February 7, 2014

Race Day Do's and Don'ts

by TCM Staff

Some of our experienced runners and staff members came up with some tips to help optimize your (and your neighbor's) running experiences! Below is a list of Do's and Don'ts that will help make everyone happy on race day. Whether this is your very first or 50th race, it's smart to refresh on race day's best practices.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

20 Questions, Miles of Answers- Rebecca Salmonson

by TCM Staff

Meet Rebecca, a personal trainer who sets small goals for herself and encourages others to do the same. What small racing goal have you made this year? Click to read the rest of her responses!

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Team USA Minnesota News

by TCM Staff

Six Team USA Minnesota distance runners will compete this weekend, February 14-15, including at the USA Cross Country Championships, the Millrose Games, Husky Classic and the Iowa State Classic.

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Friday, February 14, 2014

Sharing the love of running at the Valentine’s Day TC 5K, presented by Marathon Sports

by TCM Staff

While some people look forward to celebrating today with chocolates and fancy dinners, more than 1,500 runners gathered together to celebrate their love of running at Lake Harriet! Read our race recap from the Valentine's Day TC 5K! 

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

20 Questions, Miles of Answers- Scott Stauffacher

by TCM Staff

"It’s amazing how such a little thing like running can change a life halfway around the world."

 

We get dozens of responses to our "20 Questions, Miles of Answers" column. As we prepared for Charity Week, we saw Scott's Team World Vision jersey in his photo and asked more about why he runs for charity. Click to read his answers and how he discovered his love of running on Team World Vision.

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Team USA Minnesota News

by TCM Staff

Three Team USA Minnesota distance runners – Gabriele Grunewald, Heather Kampf and Travis Burkstrand – will compete at the USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque February 22-23.  They will be among the American competitors vying for a spot on the U.S. team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Sopot, Poland, March 7-9.

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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Stronger

by Life Time Fitness

If you’re looking to jump start your fitness in preparation for the spring racing season, consider adding strength training to your weekly routine. Strength training can improve your overall fitness, as well as decrease your risk of injury.

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

20 Questions, Miles of Answers- Jay Wnuk

by TCM Staff

Meet Jay, he says it's always a good time to run! What's your favorite time of day to go for a run? Click to read the rest of his answers to our 20 Questions.

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Team USA Minnesota News

by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Gabriele Grunewald won the women’s 3000-meter race and Heather Kampf placed third in the women’s 1500 meters at the USATF Indoor Track & Field Championships in Albuquerque, February 22-23.  As as result of her first place finish, Grunewald has been named to the U.S. team for the IAAF World Indoor Championships that will be held in Sopot, Poland, March 7-9.

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