Mile News Tagged Kate Grace

Inspiring Her Daughter, an Olympic Runner, Was No Sweat for a Fitness Guru

August 17, 2016

“Even if I didn’t envision this path, I always had coaches telling me, ‘You can do this in college; you can even do this after. My mom had cheerleading available in high school; she is fitter than most of us, but of course she wasn’t told that. But I was told it, and I believed it.”

By Lindsay...

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Rio Olympic hopeful Kate Grace is faster than ever

February 09, 2016

“I have to go all in. I have to be unapologetic about having goals and wanting them."

By Adelle Jackson-Gibson, Excelle Sports

Four years ago we might not have been professional athletes, but we had all the aspirations in the world — some larger than others of course. One summer at Yale, Kate...

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2014 BBTM Top 4 Website Lists

December 30, 2014

Cain to Zamperini and more attract Mile fans!

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

As 2014 comes to a close we took a look at our website traffic to see what news articles and athletes reigned supreme. Since our launch in January 2012, the website traffic has grown every...

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Running in the Family: Kate Grace

October 23, 2014

Mother Kathy Smith, fitness icon, "has been the ultimate role model for my track career.”

By SPIKES powered by IAAF

Kate Grace is the 2013 USA Road Mile champion and a World Relays 4x1500m silver medalist, but she's still only the second most famous person in her family. Her mother, Kathy...

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Westward Bound with Kate Grace

April 10, 2014

Oiselle star looks to take another big step forward in 2014

By Scott Bush,

The definition of a breakout season just so happened to be Kate Grace's 2013 track season. The Oiselle-sponsored middle distance runner set PRs in the 800m, 1500m, Mile and won the USA 1 Mile Road...

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Grace’s Trajectory Pointing Skyward

May 21, 2013

The four-time All-American at Yale is beginning to believe anything is possible

By Duncan Larkin,

Watch Kate Grace run a few laps around a track and you will immediately conclude that she has a fitting last name.

A four-time NCAA All-American while at Yale, Grace has been...

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Could Mary Cain Win a National Title at Age 16?

February 21, 2013

She has the fastest Mile time of the year among entrants for March 2-3 indoor championships.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Mary Cain has entered the 800-meter run and the Mile at the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships, to be held March 2 and 3 in Albuquerque. The 16-year-old...

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