Twin Cities in Motion

Blog Archive

Aug 2014

Monday, August 4, 2014

Mile Motivation Monday

by TCM Staff

We've started our countdown to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon! Until then, you can expect to receive Mile Motivation from us over the course of the next 9 weeks. Today, Girls on the Run discusses what it means to "Go your happy pace."

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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

20 Questions, Miles of Answers- Sarah and Anna Helgen

by TCM Staff

Meet Sarah and Anna! These sisters started running together after one sister convinced the other over a meal at Chipotle. Their current goal is to finish the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. What are you currently working towards? Click to read their witty answers to our 20 questions! 

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Team USA Minnesota News

by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota's Heather Kampf will compete in the 800 meters at the 2014 Michigan Track Classic on Aug. 10.  The event will be held at Saline High School track, which is located in Saline, Michigan, near Ann Arbor.  The 800 meter race starts at 7:30 p.m.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

by TCM Staff

Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker, is TCM’s way of helping you get the most out of your running and training. Barker, who coaches Team USA Minnesota’s professional athletes, answers your questions and offers helpful tips targeted at runners of all abilities. Today's topic: Training Plans and Coming Back from Injury.

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Monday, August 11, 2014

Mile Motivation Monday

by TCM Staff

We've started our countdown to the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon! Until then, you can expect to receive Mile Motivation from us over the course of the next 8 weeks. Today, Minneapolis Running suggests how you can do your long runs faster and reach your desired goal time!

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

20 Questions, Miles of Answers- Bronson Mulleitner

by TCM Staff

Meet Bronson! He has found that running not only helps him stay in shape, but also allows him to clear his mind and unwind. His advice for a brand new runner is to remember to listen to your body, which explains why his favorite running accessory is his foam roller! What's your favorite running accessory? Click to read his answers to our 20 questions! 

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Team USA Minnesota News

by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Gabriele Grunewald will be among the competitors in the women’s field at the Falmouth Mile, which will be held at Falmouth High School in Massachusetts on Aug. 16.  The mile races on the James Kalperis Track start at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern).

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

20 Questions, Miles of Answers- Nicole Kilgo

by TCM Staff

Meet Nicole! She enjoys running in the "morning, noon and night," as she believes that there is really something to be said about each time of the day and why she loves it. Her best running experience was her first marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon of 2009. Click to read her powerful answers to our 20 questions! 

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Team USA Minnesota News

by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf and Meghan Peyton will run in the Crim Festival of Races in Flint, Michigan, on August 22-23, while teammate Gabriele Grunewald heads to Europe for three weeks of track competitions starting with Sainsbury’s Birmingham Grand Prix meet on August 24.

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Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

by TCM Staff

Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker, is TCM’s way of helping you get the most out of your running and training. Barker, who coaches Team USA Minnesota’s professional athletes, answers your questions and offers helpful tips targeted at runners of all abilities. Today's topic: Scheduling Your Next Long Run.

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

by TCM Staff

Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker, is TCM’s way of helping you get the most out of your running and training. Barker, who coaches Team USA Minnesota’s professional athletes, answers your questions and offers helpful tips targeted at runners of all abilities. Today's topic: Knowing When You're Truly Injured.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

20 Questions, Miles of Answers- Bryan Piatt

by TCM Staff

Meet Bryan Piatt! He's a TV anchor and reporter for Kare 11 and he's currently training for the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. His goal is to cross the finish line and gain a new understanding of how far he can push his body and mind. What is motivating you through your training? Click to read his answers to our 20 questions! 

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