Minneapolis/St. Paul – Oct. 2, 2018 – Team USA Minnesota’s 2017 RRCA Roads Scholar Tyler Jermann, will be in the elite field at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 7. In addition, six teammates – Meghan Peyton, 2015 RRCA Roads Scholar Katy Jermann, Dakotah Lindwurm, and RRCA RunPro Camp alums Kevin Lewis (2017), Danny Docherty (2014) and Joel Reichow (2017) – will be among the competitors that same morning in the Medtronic TC 10 Mile, which is also host to the USATF 10 Mile Championships.
The 37th annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon starts at 8:00 a.m., while the 20th annual Medtronic TC 10 Mile begins at 7:00 a.m. Both races start in downtown Minneapolis near the U.S. Bank Stadium and finish at the State Capitol in St. Paul.
Jermann has a best of 2:16:39 in the marathon and has third and fourth place finishes at the Pittsburgh Marathon. He also was seventh at last January’s Houston Marathon, competed in the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon, and was the 2017 USATF 50k Champion in a time of 2:48.
In the 10 Mile, Peyton has a best of 54:42 and finished 12th in this race last year, while Jermann has posted 56:04 in the distance and Lindwurm has run 58:21.
Lewis and Docherty have both run 49:54 in the 10 Mile, with Reichow making his debut in the distance.