Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Minnesotans in USA 8K Championship

Team USA Minnesota's Matt Gabrielson is one of the favorites in the USA 8K Championship to be held this Saturday in New York City's Central Park. Gabrielson will be joined by his teammate Chris Lundstrom as well as Fridley native Marty Rosendahl, who currently trains with the Michigan-based Brooks Hanson's Distance Project.

The New York Road Runners are hosting the national championship, with a $35,000 prize purse.

Also: Team USA Minnesota will have other athletes in action this weekend as well. Katie McGregor and Jason Lehmkuhle are entered in Saturday's Irish for a Day 5K in Minneapolis; Sara Wells is set to run Sunday's St. Patrick's Day Human Race 8K in St. Paul.

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