Gabriele Grunewald on U.S. Team for Glasgow Int’l Match
In Boston on Jan. 25, Burkstrand will run the mile at the Terrier Invitational which will be held at Boston University. He has a best in the distance on the track of 4:06.68. He most recently won the indoor mile at the Northwest Open at the University of Minnesota on Jan. 18. Burkstrand will then travel to Bloomington on Feb. 1 for the Indiana University Relays where he will compete in the 800 meters. He has run 1:47.56 in the 800.
About Team USA MinnesotaTeam USA Minnesota is based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Founded in 2001, the purpose of the training center is to improve the competitiveness of post-collegiate American distance running and to develop Olympians. The athletes are coached by Dennis Barker. Team USA Minnesota’s major sponsors are Life Time Run (www.lifetimerun.com) and the New York Road Runners (www.nyrr.org). Its silver sponsors are Twin Cities In Motion (www.tcmevents.org) and the Houston Marathon Foundation (www.houstonmarathonfoundation.com). For more information, visit the team’s web site atwww.teamusaminnesota.org.