July 25, 2019
“I want her legacy to be a legacy of someone who persevered and continues to persevere.”
From Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Justin Grunewald carries a lock of her hair with him as a remembrance. He has countless photos of her on his phone, along with rich stories from so many.
July 12, 2019
Three other national records and numerous personal records set at inaugural Brave Like Gabe Mile
Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF
MONACO - Sifan Hassan, who arrived on the Stade Louis II track tonight as the third fastest female Miler of all-time, departed the Herculis EBS Diamond League meet as...
July 01, 2019
World class field expected to honor Gabriele Grunewald who set two personal records at Monaco meet
From Herculis meet for the IAAF
Organizers of the Herculis meet announced on June 25 – on what would have been Gabriele Grunewald’s 33rd birthday – that the women’s Mile event at the IAAF...
June 26, 2019
"It’s a chance for the community to say that we are proud of what she did and honor her family.”
By Forum News Service
Gov. Tim Walz presented a proclamation declaring Tuesday, June 25, as "Gabe Day" at a memorial run in honor of 2004 Perham (Minn.) High School graduate Gabriele Grunewald...
June 18, 2019
“Gabe would have loved this. The rainbows are out. The sky has cleared. This is the kind of big, Technicolor run she dreamed of.”
By Rachel Blount, Star Tribune staff
No matter what was happening in Gabriele Grunewald’s life, running was her North Star. Taking to the trails never failed to...
June 14, 2019
"Her story takes her through a roller coaster of stuff... she touched more people around the world than I can imagine."
By Chris Murphy, Forum News Service
MINNEAPOLIS — One of the first races Gabriele Grunewald (née Anderson) ran, she got lost. She was in middle school in Perham and ran the...
June 11, 2019
Gabe spent the last years of her life fighting, living, running… inspiring others… fully aware that she was not winning her own fight, but fighting ever harder just the same.
By Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated
On a June night two years ago, I went to dinner with Gabe & Justin Grunewald at a...
March 28, 2018
I think having that constant reminder of my mortality can be scary and bewildering at times, but other times it can be a great motivator and helps me clarify what’s most important in my life.
Gabriele Grunewald is an inspiration. She has raced to titles on the track and roads,...
December 13, 2017
“Throughout all of it, I believe something will work for me eventually. In the meantime, I gotta live my life.”
By Erin Strout, Runner’s World
During the past year, Gabriele Grunewald, 31, has tried to maintain her presence as a professional middle-distance runner while pursuing all available...
November 16, 2017
Three Mile athletes, Gabe Grunewald, Sara Vaughn & Dominique Scott, in the Game Changers 2017 list
By Bethany Mavis, Caitlyn Pilkington, Meghan Roos & Rebecca Warren, Women's Running
When Gabe Grunewald crossed the finish line at the USA Outdoor Championships this past June, the other 1500...
July 10, 2017
“I wouldn’t wish this on anyone, but I have learned that the human mind and body are truly resilient. I rule nothing out.”
By Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated
It was on the morning of Good Friday in 2009 when the runner first met her cancer. She was a fifth-year senior at Minnesota, sitting in...
June 21, 2017
“I don’t always love talking about it. It’s not a made-for-TV movie. It’s real. It’s scary.”
By Michael Powell, New York Times
EUGENE, Ore. — Gabriele Grunewald stepped onto the track as the dying light of day yielded to periwinkle evening.
She and her fellow world class runners walked...
June 06, 2017
“I do feel like my story has reached a different demographic than elite runners. It’s cool, overwhelming at times. It puts a little bit of pressure on me; I need to show people this is possible. But to be able to be an inspiration for people is awesome.”
By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World
May 10, 2017
Medtronic TC 1 Mile up next for Gabriele Grunewald who endures the uncertainty of her future by continuing to do what she does best.
By Cathal Dennehy, Runner's World
As the clock ticks past two minutes, the first signs of stress announce themselves on Gabriele Grunewald’s face.
January 13, 2017
"Instead of being afraid of failure, I was thinking, Why not me? It changed the way I viewed myself and my opportunities, and my first season of racing after cancer opened the door to professional running."
By Salty Running
Gabriele Grunewald, Gabe to her friends, is a professional runner and...
May 10, 2016
Pro fields set for USATF 1 Mile Road Championships and second stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour; $25,000 prize purse with $10,000 for event record
From Twin Cities In Motion
The Medtronic TC 1 Mile, which already enjoyed a rich Minnesota flavor with a pair of locally grown...
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.,...
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...
July 29, 2015
Thirteen sub-4 minute men’s Milers and five sub-4:30 minute women’s Milers expected in Steel City for Friday evening, July 31 event; $25,000 prize purse; third stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015
From P3R Events
A prize purse of $25,000 has attracted some of the country’s top...
July 13, 2015
4th edition in downtown Pittsburgh offers $25,000 prize purse; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2015
From P3R Events
Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions Jordan McNamara and Gabriele Grunewald will return to the Steel City to defend their titles at the 2015 race, scheduled for...
April 29, 2015
Former Gopher Grunewald, Winona native Heath to face top field; $25,000 prize purse plus $10,000 event record bonuses; second BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2015 stop in Minneapolis on Thursday, May 14
From Twin Cities In Motion
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Former University of Minnesota star Gabriele Grunewald...
August 15, 2014
Cancer survivor and recent GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champion racing Falmouth Mile on Saturday, August 16
By Charlie Engle for Runner's World
Gabriele Grunewald has no trouble admitting that before being diagnosed with cancer at the age of 22, she had no realistic prospects as a professional...
August 12, 2014
Saturday night race features Olympians, USA & NCAA champions and a former World #1; $7500 prize purse plus time and meet record bonuses
FALMOUTH, Mass. – Morgan Uceny, a 2012 Olympian ranked #1 in the world in 2011 at 1500 meters; Gabriele Grunewald, the reigning USA Indoor 3000m champion; ...
August 01, 2014
Gabriele Grunewald women's champion over two-time defending champion Heather Kampf; 1,000-plus participants at third edition; fourth stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014
By Ryan Lamppa, The Mile wire
PITTSBURGH – (August 1, 2014) – At the third GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on...
July 23, 2014
Women’s field also includes sub-4:30 minute Milers Sarah Brown, Gabriele Grunewald and Lauren Penney; 3rd edition in downtown Pittsburgh features new American Pro Mile with a $20,000 prize purse; 4th stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Two-time defending champion ...
May 07, 2014
Bring Back the Mile's 2014 interview series, presented by HOKA ONE ONE, kicks off with Team USA Minnesota middle distance ace Gabriele Grunewald (née Anderson). Known as "Gabe", she earned her first national title and U.S. team berth last February at the USA Indoor Championships in the 3000m. She...
March 04, 2014
"Even though a ‘kicker’s’ race would be good for me, I also think I’m in shape to PR in the 3000m."
By Christopher Kelsall, Athletics Illustrated
Gabriele Grunewald, better known as GG or Gabe, is an American middle-distance runner from small town Minnesota or Perham, MN to be exact. A...
January 27, 2014
"It's undeniable that the depth of American mid-distance running is incredible and unprecedented right now."
By Scott Bush, RunnerSpace.com
Ranked U.S. #4 in the 1500m each of the past two seasons, Gabriele (nee Anderson) Grunewald is on the cusp of smashing through the brick wall that is a...
September 08, 2013
Race champions clock the fastest Mile performances ever on Minnesota soil; eight men go sub-4 minutes; 7th edition ends inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013
By Bob Gustafson
DULUTH, Minn. – It was a day for records at Sunday’s seventh Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth.
August 03, 2013
Top fields expected including 2011 race champion and event record holder Jordan McNamara, Will Leer, Matthew Elliott and Garrett Heath and Gabriele Anderson, Heather Kampf and Sarah Brown; past wheelchair champions also return to defend titles; 12th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour...
June 19, 2013
Minnesota runner ready for this week’s USA Track & Field Championships in Des Moines
By Mackenzie Lobby, Competitor
Stepping onto the track at historic Hayward Field last summer for Heat 2 of the 1500m semifinal felt like a finish line of sorts for Gabriele Anderson. She went through the...
May 09, 2013
By Joe Battaglia, Race Results Weekly
DOHA, Qatar – (May 9, 2013) – Several days after finishing fourth in the 1500m at the U.S. Olympic Trials last July, Gabriele Anderson was finally able to get over falling two seconds shy of qualifying for London.
It was then that the pain gave way to a...
April 17, 2013
Jon Peterson at Mt. SAC Relays; Gabriele Anderson, Heather Kampf, Meghan Peyton at USA 1 Mile Road Championships
MINNEAPOLIS – (April 17, 2013) – Team USA Minnesota’s Jon Peterson will run the Mile on the track at the 55th Mt. SAC Relays on Friday, April 19. The following week, Gabriele...
April 05, 2013
Nick Willis (NZL) and Kalkidan Gezahegne (ETH) are top contenders; $14,500 prize purse at stake in the event, held on Sunday, April 14
BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that an international field of elite athletes will compete in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile to...
September 13, 2012
2012 U.S. Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano and Olympic fourth-place finisher Matthew Centrowitz also highlight men’s field; women’s field features two-time race champion and U.S. Olympian Shannon Rowbury and World Championships 1500m silver medalist Hannah England of Great Britain; $30,000...
September 09, 2012
2012 USA Mile road champions top fields in close races at 6th edition in downtown Duluth
By Bob Gustafson
DULUTH, Minn. – (September 9, 2012) – Craig Miller won Grandma’s Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth on Sunday morning. Miller, 25, of Madison, Wis., finished in 4 minutes, 1.4...
September 07, 2012
The Twin Cities are growing—and retaining—national-caliber mid-distance women
By Jon Gugala, Bring Back the Mile
MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota, as most people know, has harsh, bitterly cold winters. Even F. Scott Fitzgerald, a native of St. Paul, admitted it, describing how the interminable season...
September 06, 2012
Disappointment doesn’t have a place in Gabriele Anderson’s life. Anderson will be running in Sunday's sixth Minnesota Mile in Duluth.
By Kevin Pates, Duluth News Tribune
Disappointment doesn’t have a place in Gabriele Anderson’s life.
When diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009,...
September 04, 2012
Team USA Minnesota trio headed to Duluth for Sunday, September 9 road race
MINNEAPOLIS – (September 4, 2012) – Three Team USA Minnesota runners – Heather Kampf, Gabriele Anderson and Jamie Cheever – will compete at Grandma’s Minnesota Mile on Sunday, September 9. The women’s elite Mile starts...
August 14, 2012
By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World
Gabriele Anderson, 26, was the fourth-place finisher in the 1500 meter run at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene. On July 17 in Lignano, Italy she lowered her personal best to 4:04.84. Anderson is a survivor of two types of cancer—adenoid cystic...
August 11, 2012
Martinez and Anderson run #1 and #2 fastest women’s Mile times of the year
Jim Gerweck, The Mile wire
FALMOUTH, Mass. – (August 11, 2012) – Last year’s Falmouth Mile, a track precursor to the larger, older 7-mile road race, proved to be one of the deepest ever run on American soil, with the...
August 09, 2012
Gabriele Anderson at Falmouth Mile August 11; Heather Kampf, Jamie Cheever at Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh August 17
MINNEAPOLIS – (August 9, 2012) – Three Team USA Minnesota runners will compete in Mile events this month, with Gabriele Anderson at the Falmouth Mile in Massachusetts on Saturday,...
July 18, 2012
Team USA Minnesota athlete also sets personal record for metric Mile
By Team USA Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Anderson won the women's 1500 meter race at a meet in Lignano, Italy, on July 17 with a world class and personal record time of 4:04.84 (previous PR...
June 27, 2012
The small-town girl from Minnesota is an Olympic contender in the 1,500 meters.
By Sarah Barker, Competitor.com
Gabriele Anderson finished her tenth interview in the last month as the two-time cancer survivor who’s trying to make the U.S. Olympic team. By the way, she’s run 4:06.46 for 1500...
May 25, 2012
By Pat Price, writing about running
Today we have 5 Questions with a former Minnesota Golden Gopher and now a member of Coach Dennis Barker's Team USA Minnesota. Most recently, the "Brooks Beast" was awarded Flotrack's "Kick of the Week."
Gabriele Anderson is off to a hot start in 2012. Her...
May 10, 2012
By Eric Perkins, KARE 11
MINNEAPOLIS - Methodically, Gabriele Anderson motors around the University of Minnesota track. Singularly focused, she has her sights set on gaining a spot on the United States Olympic team in the women's 1500 meter race. The Olympic Trials is set for late June in...