Mile News Tagged Minnesota Mile


Hundreds in Duluth run Minnesota Mile

September 14, 2015

Jack Bolas and Gabriele Grunewald secured first place in the race for their genders.

By Kati Anderson, Northlands News Center

Hundreds of runners flooded Downtown Duluth this morning for the Grandma's Minnesota Mile.

Racers started near Fitger's Plaza and ended near the Starbucks on...

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Bolas, Grunewald once again champions of the Minnesota Mile in Duluth

September 14, 2015

“Anytime I do get a chance to run a full Mile, I do think that’s special because it’s such an iconic distance."

By Matt Wellens, Duluth News Tribune

Gabriele Grunewald didn’t let cancer stop her from running when she was first diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2008.

Instead, she...

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Bolas, Kampf Defend Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour Titles

September 13, 2015

Grand prix tour with 4 stops awarded more than $80,000 plus $7500 GP purse; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event for second edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Jack Bolas and Heather Kampf defended their Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour titles with 16...

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Bolas, Grunewald Win Titles at Minnesota Mile

September 13, 2015

$20,100 awarded in prize money; Bolas defends Minnesota Mile and also captures BBTM GP Tour 2015

From Grandma's Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. - Jack Bolas and Gabriele (Gabe) Grunewald won Sunday morning’s 9th Grandma’s Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth. Bolas, 27, of High Bridge, N.J.,...

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Bolas, Grunewald Headline Grandma’s Minnesota Mile

September 10, 2015

The 9th edition, with a $20,100 prize purse, is the finale of the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015; final GP positions and prize money will be decided in downtown Duluth on Sunday, September 13

From Grandma's Marathon

Whether you want to take a leisurely stroll through the heart of...

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The Milers: Gabriele Grunewald

September 10, 2015

Hometown favorite goes for Minnesota Mile win on Sunday; perserverence and the quest for the perfect Mile

By Bring Back the Mile

Whether it has been injuries, cancer or politics, Gabriele Grunewald of Team USA Minnesota has not only perservered, but thrived as a professional Track & Field...

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The Milers: Jack Bolas

September 10, 2015

Minnesota Mile favorite and 3:53 Miler on NJ*NY TC, Frank the Tank vs. Michael Jordan and foregoing European track to compete in the U.S.

By Bring Back the Mile

As with many boys growing up in the 90s, Jack Bolas wanted to be "Like Mike", especially for a boy growing up in Chapel Hill, NC....

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Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 Events Announced

January 27, 2015

Grand prix tour includes 4 stops; total Tour prize purse exceeds $85,000; Camel City Mile opens Tour 2015 on Saturday, January 31; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” fan engagement online contest also returns

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate and...

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A New Look to the Minnesota Mile

September 10, 2014

"Bring Back the Mile, Ryan Lamppa, has created this awesome circuit and really promoted it incredibly well through social media trying to get more attention for middle distance races particularly the Mile." - Jack Bolas, 2014 Minnesota Mile champion

From WDIO in Duluth, MN

When you think of...

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C Tolle Run Episode 193: Minnesota Mile 2014

September 10, 2014

By Carrie Tollefson, CTolleRun.com

Carrie Tollefson brings you highlights from the Minnesota Mile! The annual event runs through downtown Duluth on the historic cobblestone streets of Superior Ave. The 2014 event is also host to the final stop in the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour.

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