Your editor is busy this morning attending various Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon media conferences and production meetings. Plan on reading a preview of the USA 10 Mile Championship on DtB in the early afternoon today. Check in Saturday, too, when we'll preview the marathon.
Until then, here, quickly, is the latest from TCM and the rest of the Minnesota running and track beat ...
More on Gabrielson ... The Star-Tribune recently ran THIS fine story on Team USA Minnesota's Matt Gabrielson.
Macharia Yuot's Story ... If you don't know Team USA Minnesota's TCM entrant Macharia Yuot's story of being one of Sudan's "Lost Boys," we urge you to watch THIS moving 2007 video from ESPN.
USA Track & Field's Preview ... USATF has nice previews of the weekend's USA Championships contested at TCM, HERE.
Medtronic's "Global Heroes" ... Not all the great TCM stories are about elite athletes. THIS Star-Trib story by Rachel Blount introduces some athletes competing with devices made by TCM's title sponsor.
Blaine Invite Results ... High schoolers were racing last night in Blaine. Find results HERE.