Mile News Tagged Kate Grace


Sara Vaughn Steals Our Hearts and the Internet Goes Wild

June 27, 2017

After a stunning USA Championships 1500m race, her friends and fans took to Twitter to celebrate her tenacity.

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

When the women’s 1500 meters was finishing on Saturday afternoon at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Sacramento, the television...

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Robby Andrews Wins First USA 1500m Title

June 24, 2017

Jenny Simpson four-peats in Sacramento; third place surprises for London World Championships qualifier

From David Monti, @d9monti
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With mid-afternoon temperatures inside of Hornet Stadium hovering at about 100F / 38C, Robby...

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Simpson, Houlihan lead parade of Olympians headed to Drake Relays

April 14, 2017

Iowa natives part of "one of the best women’s 1500 meter fields we’ve ever assembled.”

By Cody Goodwin, The Des Moines Register

A slew of local athletes and plenty of Olympians will make their way to Des Moines in just a couple of weeks.

New Drake Relays director Blake Boldon said on...

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Defending Champion Shannon Rowbury, Olympic Medalist Clayton Murphy Headline Wanamaker Mile Field

January 25, 2017

Signature event at 110th NYRR Millrose Games from The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center includes nine Olympians with live broadcast on NBC

NEW YORK — Three-time Olympian Shannon Rowbury will go for her third straight title in the NYRR Wanamaker Mile, while Olympic bronze medalist...

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Five Olympic Medalists Headline Star-Studded New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

August 30, 2016

Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz leads men’s field, while Team New Balance stars and Olympic bronze medalists Jenny Simpson & Emma Coburn highlight women’s field; world’s largest & most iconic road Mile race to be streamed live on USATF.tv and to include specialty heats for youth, seniors...

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Inspiring Her Daughter, an Olympic Runner, Was No Sweat for a Fitness Guru

August 17, 2016

“Even if I didn’t envision this path, I always had coaches telling me, ‘You can do this in college; you can even do this after. My mom had cheerleading available in high school; she is fitter than most of us, but of course she wasn’t told that. But I was told it, and I believed it.”

By Lindsay...

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Rio Olympic hopeful Kate Grace is faster than ever

February 09, 2016

“I have to go all in. I have to be unapologetic about having goals and wanting them."

By Adelle Jackson-Gibson, Excelle Sports

Four years ago we might not have been professional athletes, but we had all the aspirations in the world — some larger than others of course. One summer at Yale, Kate...

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2014 BBTM Top 4 Website Lists

December 30, 2014

Cain to Zamperini and more attract Mile fans!

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

As 2014 comes to a close we took a look at our website traffic to see what news articles and athletes reigned supreme. Since our launch in January 2012, the bringbackthemile.com website traffic has grown every...

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Running in the Family: Kate Grace

October 23, 2014

Mother Kathy Smith, fitness icon, "has been the ultimate role model for my track career.”

By SPIKES powered by IAAF

Kate Grace is the 2013 USA Road Mile champion and a World Relays 4x1500m silver medalist, but she's still only the second most famous person in her family. Her mother, Kathy...

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Westward Bound with Kate Grace

April 10, 2014

Oiselle star looks to take another big step forward in 2014

By Scott Bush, RunnerSpace.com

The definition of a breakout season just so happened to be Kate Grace's 2013 track season. The Oiselle-sponsored middle distance runner set PRs in the 800m, 1500m, Mile and won the USA 1 Mile Road...

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