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...
May 31, 2012
Dan Gruber raises generations of Milers on the Central California Coast
By Jon Gugala, Bring Back the Mile contributing writer
EDITOR'S NOTE: On June 3, junior Nikki Hiltz won the California State Meet at 1600 meters. Jon Gugala spoke to Hiltz shortly after who commented that "it was the best...
February 29, 2012
The 2008 Olympian proves that constant goal setting is a sure path through injury.
By Jon Gugala, Competitor Magazine
One of Shannon Rowbury’s competitors said it best: “She just can’t believe that she’s not a better athlete than every other girl out there.”
That competitor, who will remain...