Thursday, May 12, 2011

USA 1 Mile Road Championships Round-Up

Downtown Minneapolis plays host the USA 1 Mile Road Championships on the Nicollet Mall. tonight. The elite men's and women's races are held in conjunction with the Medtronic TC 1 Mile.

USA Championship racing start at 7:53 p.m. (women) and 8:03 (men). Live web-casting of the races begins at HERE.

The event kicks off at 6:50 p.m. with the TC 1 Mile "Friends & Family" wave and builds up to the championships with corporate, masters, Team Circuit, and open waves.

13.1 Mpls

Weather forecasts suggest cloudy skies with a 30% chance of showers at race-time, with temperatures about 60 degrees.

Find a startlist for the USA Championship races HERE, but note that Morgan Uceny and Garrett Heath are late scratches.

Follow that latest from the event via your editor's Twitter feed @cmahler22 or with the hash-tag #tc1mile. (This afternoon we posted some media luncheon tidbits from the likes of David Torrence, Ryan and Sara Hall, and Gabriele Anderson.)

DtB will have full coverage of the race on Friday morning.

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