Friday, November 19, 2010

McGregor, Monson are Athletes of the Month

The Minnesota Association of USA Track & Field announced recently that Katie McGregor and Devin Monson are USATF Minnesota's Athletes of the Month for November.

McGregor, a member of Team USA Minnesota, is recognized for winning the USA 10 Mile Championship last month at the Medtronic TC 10 Mile. McGregor’s win sealed the USA Running Circuit title for the St. Louis Park resident. The USA Running Circuit is a grand prix of the year’s USA Championship road races, of which McGregor won three.

Monson, a junior at Hamline University, is recognized for winning the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men’s cross country title last month. Monson ran the 8-kilometer circuit at the Como Golf Course in St. Paul in 25 minutes, 38 seconds, leading Hamline to the team title.

USA Track & Field Minnesota selects Athletes of the Month to honor excellence in track and field and its related sports in Minnesota. USA Track & Field is the governing body of the sport in the United States and the Minnesota Association of USATF sanctions and sponsors track and field, cross country, road racing, and racewalking events for athletes of all ages in the state.

Find a complete listing of USATF-Minnesota Athletes of the Month HERE.

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