Minneapolis/St. Paul – May 1, 2019 – Team USA Minnesota’s Kevin Lewis will be on the track at the Payton Jordan Invitational on May 2, while Katy and Tyler Jermann along with Meghan Peyton will compete in the USATF Half Marathon Championships which will be held in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Marathon and Half Marathon on May 5.
Lewis is entered in the men’s 10,000 meter race that will be held at Stanford University’s Cobb Track and Angell Field in Palo Alto, California. The race starts at 10:40 p.m. (Pacific time). Lewis has a best of 28:32.06 in the 10,000m, a time he set last summer.
In Pittsburgh, the 2019 USATF Half Marathon Championships start at 6:55 a.m. (Eastern time), 10 minutes before the elite and mass start of the Pittsburgh Marathon/Half Marathon. The championships are part of the USA Running Circuit. This is the second year Pittsburgh has hosted the half marathon championships.
Katy Jermann has a best in the half marathon of 1:12:58, with Peyton covering the distance in a best of 1:13:43. Tyler Jermann has run 1:05:13 in the half marathon.
About Team USA Minnesota
Team USA Minnesota is based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Founded in 2001, the purpose of the training group is to improve the competitiveness of post-collegiate American distance runners and to develop Olympians. The athletes are coached by Chris Lundstrom. Team USA Minnesota’s sponsors include Twin Cities Orthopedics, Twin Cities In Motion, and the Houston Marathon Foundation. For more information visit the team’s web site at www.teamusaminnesota.org.