Monday, October 15, 2007

Lehmkuhle, McGregor Named Athletes of the Month

The Minnesota Association of USA Track & Field announced that Jason Lehmkuhle and Katie McGregor are USATF Minnesota's Athletes of the Month for October.

Lehmkuhle, a member of Team USA Minnesota, is recognized for his runner-up finish at the USA Men’s 10 Mile Championship held in conjunction with the Medtronic Twin Cities 10 Mile on October 7. Lehmkuhle clocked 47:48 to finish second to two-time Olympian Abdi Abdirahman who won in a course-record 47:34.

McGregor, also of Team USA Minnesota, is recognized for her own second place finish at the USA Women’s 10K Championships in Boston on October 8. McGregor ran 32:41 to finish second to Olympic bronze medalist Deena Kastor who won in 32:01.

USA Track & Field Minnesota selects Athletes of the Month to honor excellence in track and field and its related sports in Minnesota.

(Disclosure: Pete Miller and I serve, along with Kevin Moorhead, on the USATF-Minnesota Athlete of the Month committee.)

1 comment:

Kirk said...

Here's hoping Lehmkuhle is the Athlete of the Month in November as well!