Minnesota runner ready for this week's U.S. Track & Field Championships.
Top elite athletes are giving back to the sport.
He was the U.S. Champion in the 25K two years ago.
The small-town girl from Minnesota is an Olympic contender in the 1,500 meters.
The new Dad is an Olympic Trials-level marathoner, top trail runner, successful coach and PhD candidate.
Heather Kampf and Aaron Braun are the pre-race favorites.
The marathon ace is also a master of time management.
Six distance training groups receive grants for 2011.
The $25,000 training group grant deadline is September 30, 2011.