Mile News Tagged Gabriele Grunewald

Gabe Grunewald tribute planned at USATF Outdoor Championships

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.


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Hassan breaks women’s Mile world record

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...

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Herculis announces Brave Like Gabe Mile

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...

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Perham to host “Gabe Day” event on June 28

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...

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Gabriele Grunewald remembered as she lived her life: Running for hope

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...

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Gabriele Grunewald’s father remembers her passion

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...

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‘Brave Like Gabe’: Remembering the Runner Who Never Gave Up in the Face of an Unbeatable Opponent

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...

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Brave Like Gabe: Q&A with Gabriele Grunewald

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.

From AthleteBiz

Gabriele Grunewald is an inspiration. She has raced to titles on the track and roads,...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2017

December 21, 2017

Record prize money awarded exceeds $500,000, Blankenship & Lipari win BBTM Grand Prix Tour titles, one more U.S. HSer sub-4, the brothers Ingebrigtsen make history, greatest women’s Mile ever and more highlight year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Since the Bring Back the Mile launch in...

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Gabe Grunewald on Running, Cancer Treatment & Looking Ahead

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...

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