Twin Cities in Motion

Pro Q & A: Joe Stilin

posted on Mon, May 2 2016 9:47 am by TCM Staff

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.

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A Day in the Life: Pro Athlete Heather Kampf

posted on Fri, Apr 29 2016 9:26 am by TCM Staff

Ever wonder what professional runners do all day? Us too! So we were excited when Heather Kampf, our Medtronic TC 1 Mile defending champion, gave us a glimpse into what it's like being the Queen of the Road Mile. 

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Variety vs. Consistency

posted on Thu, Apr 28 2016 10:23 am by Life Time Fitness

Life Time Fitness National Training Manager Rebekah Mayer doesn't have many regrets in here long, successful coaching career. However, if she could start over, she says in this month's feature, she would have simplified the training calendar. 

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Thu, Apr 28 2016 9:10 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf won the Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines on April 26 for the third straight time and is now preparing to compete in the women’s invitational 1500 meters at the Hy-Vee Night at Drake Relays on April 29.  Also competing this weekend are Rob Molke at the UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon, and Jon Peterson, Biya Simbassa, Meghan Peyton and Katy Moen at the Payton Jordan Invitational.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Wed, Apr 20 2016 9:10 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf placed second in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile in Boston on April 16, while Biya Simbassa finished fourth in the men’s invitational 5000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 15.

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Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

posted on Thu, Apr 14 2016 1:15 pm 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 explains the value and basics of speed work.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Wed, Apr 13 2016 9:35 am by TCM Staff

Three Team USA Minnesota runners – Biya Simbassa, Meghan Peyton and Katy Moen – will compete in the 5000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays in California on April 15, while Heather Kampf will run in the B.A.A. Professional Invitational Mile in Boston on April 16.

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The Morning Run

posted on Thu, Mar 24 2016 3:12 pm by Life Time Fitness

The morning run can benefit your mood as well as your body. Life Time Fitness explains why you should include morning runs in your training.

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Ask a Coach, with Dennis Barker

posted on Thu, Mar 17 2016 10:20 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 addresses a fundamental question about talent and training.

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Team USA Minnesota News

posted on Wed, Mar 16 2016 10:29 am by TCM Staff

Team USA Minnesota’s Heather Kampf was fourth in the 1500 meters at the USATF Indoor Championships in Portland while teammate Biya Simbassa placed fifth at the USATF 15K Championships in Jacksonville.  Both events were held on March 12.

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