Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharOvernight Health Care: CDC advises vaccinated to wear masks in high-risk areas | Biden admin considering vaccine mandate for federal workers Four senators call on Becerra to back importation of prescription drugs from Canada Biden signals tough stance on tech with antitrust picks MORE’s (D-Minn.) “Minnesota Nice and Fast” team was the fastest congressional office in the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Capitol Hill Competition.

Klobuchar’s team beat 64 other House and Senate offices competing for the honor.


The Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Capitol Hill Competition is an annual race sponsored by the Congressional Federal Credit Union and the United States Senate Federal Credit Union to fundraise for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

The “White Cheddar Shredders” representing Rep. Peter WelchPeter Francis WelchShakespeare gets a congressional hearing in this year's 'Will on the Hill' Democrats debate shape of new Jan. 6 probe On the Money: Tech giants face rising pressure from shareholder activists | House Democrats urge IRS to reverse Trump-era rule reducing donor disclosure | Sen. Warren, Jamie Dimon spar over overdraft fees at Senate hearing MORE’s (D-Vt.) office came in second, closely followed by defending champions “Red, White and Blumenauer” representing Rep. Earl BlumenauerEarl BlumenauerLawmakers spend more on personal security in wake of insurrection On The Money: Schumer pressured from all sides on spending strategy | GOP hammers HUD chief over sluggish rental aid | Democrat proposes taxes on commercial space flights Hillicon Valley: Biden to appoint Big Tech critic to DOJ antitrust role | House passes host of bills to strengthen cybersecurity in wake of attacks | Bezos returns from flight to space MORE (D-Ore.).

The second fastest Senate team was “Carper Diem,” from the office of Sen. Tom CarperThomas (Tom) Richard CarperNearly 140 Democrats urge EPA to 'promptly' allow California to set its own vehicle pollution standards The glass ceiling that diverse Senate staff still face Frustration builds as infrastructure talks drag MORE (D-Del.). Carper’s office came in fourth overall.  

A record 230 Members of Congress served as Honorary Race Chairs, including Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerGOP up in arms over Cheney, Kinzinger Freedom Caucus presses McCarthy to force vote to oust Pelosi Stripping opportunity from DC's children MORE (R-Ohio), and Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidWarner backing 'small carve-out' on filibuster for voting rights Senate hopefuls embrace nuking filibuster Biden fails to break GOP 'fever' MORE (D-Nev.). More than 1,000 staffers made the ten-mile dash individually or in teams.

The fastest female runner was Kerry Allen, a member of Sen. Klochbuchar’s team, who ran the course in 1:00:44. Evan Jurkovich, representing Rep. David Loebsack (D-Iowa), was the fastest man with a time of 52:09.

Two teams were given the distinction of the cleverest team names: Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoHillicon Valley: Facebook tightens teen protections | FBI cautions against banning ransomware payments | Republicans probe White House-social media collaboration Top FBI official advises Congress against banning ransomware payments Democrats criticize FBI's handling of tip line in Kavanaugh investigation MORE’s (D-Hawaii) “A-Mazie-ing Race” and Rep. Scott Peters’ (D-Calif.) “Peters Speeders.”

The Hill was among the sponsors for the event.