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.
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.
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.
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.
Five Team USA Minnesota runners – including defending champion Heather Kampf – will compete at the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships hosted by the Medtronic TC 1 Mile in downtown Minneapolis on May 12. Kampf is a two-time Medtronic TC 1 Mile winner and a three-time USATF 1 Mile Road champion. She has a best in the road mile of 4:21.39.
Ever wonder what professional runners do all day? Us too! So we were excited when Garrett Heath, our Medtronic TC 1 Mile defending champion, gave us a glimpse into what it's like being a Brooks Beast.
Riley Masters, a 3:56 miler who trains with the Brooks Beasts training group in Seattle, will run his first Medtronic TC 1 Mile next week, competing for the USATF 1 Mile Road Championship. We caught up with Riley to learn, among other things, about his favorite workout for the mile and his favorite place to run.
Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf was third in the 1500 meters at the Hy-Vee Night at Drake Relays on April 29. The race was part of the Rio Olympic Games Preview at Drake and featured a top field of competitors. Kampf’s time in her outdoor track season opener was 4:07.26.
Brook Handler turned heads last month as the surprise winner of the BAA Mile, held in conjunction with the Boston Marathon. The 2015 University of Michigan edged two-time Medtronic TC 1 Mile champion Heather Kampf for the biggest victory of her professional career. We caught up with Brook who will tangle with Heather and the rest of the USATF 1 Mile Road Championship field at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile on May 12.
Joe Stilin, a graduate of Princeton University, brings a 3:58.66 mile personal best with him to the Medtronic TC 1 Mile next week. Judging from his answers to our questions below, he'll likely also bring a quirky sense of humor and, perhaps, a set of drumsticks for his days with the cover band "Team Sack Lunch." Get to know Joe, below, in the first in a series of Pro Q & A's with the members of the Medtronic TC 1 Mile USATF 1 Mile Road Championships field.