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Runner Seeks Rainbow After Stormy Times

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,...

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Kampf, Anderson, Cheever to Run Grandma’s Minnesota Mile

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...

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GNC Liberty Mile Race Short Stretch of Fun for Runners

August 18, 2012

By Karen Price, Trib Live

The inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile was billed as a race for everyone, a one-Mile run through the heart of the city Friday night that was open to ages 5 through 100.

Until recently, however, Christina Schuliger, 19, could only dream of being included among the...

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Miller, Kampf Win GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

August 17, 2012

Inaugural event in Pittsburgh brings out fast times, three sub-4 minute Miles and post-race festivities in Market Square

By David Monico, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – (August 17, 2012) – With rain and thunder threatening to slow down the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, sunshine and a...

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Marathon Organizers Create Shortcut

August 17, 2012

Organized by the Pittsburgh Marathon, the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile is a road race designed for runners of all ages and ability levels.

By Sam Werner, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

For the past four years, the Pittsburgh Marathon has given runners a chance to face the challenge of tackling 26.2 or...

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Women Who Revived City Marathon Launch One-Miler

August 16, 2012

By Rita Michel, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Getting the runners to the starting line in the spring of 2009 was a monumental task.

"It was all-encompassing," said Dee Stathis, who remembered the team joking about "our 60-hour part-time jobs. We had less than a year to put it...

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Torrence, Martinez Win Falmouth Mile

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...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Liberty Mile

July 26, 2012

America's #1 sports city hosts a fast, hot, $25,000 Mile showdown

By Bring Back the Mile

PITTSBURGH - We sat down with Patrice Matamoros, Race Director for the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event Partner. A passionate Steel City resident and road race...

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Athletes Compete to Honor Ryan Shay

July 22, 2012

By David Monti, (c) 2011 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved

Ryan Shay was the workhorse of American marathon running before his sudden death at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in New York at 28-years-old.  Shay, who ran for Notre Dame and later won the 2003 USA Marathon title, was...

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Push to Bring Back the Mile to Track Competition

June 11, 2012

By Katie Zak, Essential Public Radio

PITTSBURGH, Pa . - The Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon is partnering with a health and nutrition company to host the first GNC Liberty Mile run. It is expected to be the third largest competitive one-Mile road race in the United States.

The event will...

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