July 19, 2013
The road Mile is simultaneously alluring and terrifying; it's also gaining in popularity; as American as baseball and apple pie
By Erin Strout, Running Times
While the majority of the running world spends its time focused on how to cover 26.2 miles as quickly as possible, it's curious why...
April 23, 2013
By Scott Bush, From USATF.org
Cold and breezy conditions couldn’t slow down Kate Grace and Garrett Heath as both athletes powered to victory Tuesday evening at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, hosted by the Grand Blue Mile. Grace’s winning time was 4:43.02 and Heath...
April 22, 2013
By Scott Bush, USATF
INDIANAPOLIS – 2012 Olympic 1500m silver medalist Leo Manzano and 2009 World Championship 1500m bronze medalist Shannon Rowbury lead the men’s and women’s fields at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships, hosted by the Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines, Iowa this Tuesday.
March 25, 2013
By Katie Branham, USATF
INDIANAPOLIS – Grand Blue Mile (GBM) and USA Track & Field (USATF) officials today announced a two-year agreement that will bring the USA Men’s & Women’s 1 Mile Road Championships to Des Moines, Iowa, in 2013 and 2014 as part of the USA Running Circuit. The championships...
April 24, 2012
Peter van der Westhuizen takes first GBM crown
Courtesy: Drake Athletics
DES MOINES, Iowa - 2011 Pan Am Games gold medalist Sara Hall (far right) became the first two-time winner in the three-year history of the Grand Blue Mile on Tuesday evening, outkicking Heather Kampf to repeat as...
April 24, 2012
By Bring Back the Mile
The Mile action begins this week tonight in Des Moines, IA with a fast field set for the 3rd Grand Blue Mile, part of Drake Relays Week. Team USA Minnesota athletes, Gabriele Anderson (4:31.05) and Heather Kampf (4:30.95) who finished third and fifth in 2011 will take to...
April 23, 2012
Matt Gabrielson, Emily Brown at Get in Gear 10K on April 28
MINNEAPOLIS – (April 23, 2012) – Team USA Minnesota’s Gabriele Anderson and Heather Kampf will be in Des Moines this week to compete in the Grand Blue Mile on Tuesday, April 24 and then at the Drake Relays 1500 meters on Saturday,...