Mile News Tagged Jon Gugala


Minnesota Twins: Anderson, Kampf Mile Aces

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...

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Love on the Run

May 31, 2012

Dan Gruber raises generations of Milers on the Central California Coast

By Jon Gugala, Bring Back the Mile contributing writer (follow Jon on Twitter @JonGugala)

Editors Note: On June 3, junior Nikki Hiltz won the California State Meet at 1600 meters. Jon Gugala spoke to Hiltz shortly after...

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Hot Stepper: Exclusive Interview with Shannon Rowbury

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...

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