Mile News Tagged Gabriele Grunewald


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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21 Women Who Are Transforming The World Through Running

November 16, 2017

Three Mile athletes, Gabe Grunewald, Sara Vaughn & Dominique Scott, in the Game Changers 2017 list

By Bethany Mavis, Caitlyn Pilkington, Meghan Roos & Rebecca Warren, Women's Running

When Gabe Grunewald crossed the finish line at the USA Outdoor Championships this past June, the other 1500...

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Athlete gets cancer. Athlete fights cancer. Repeat, again and again…

July 10, 2017

“I wouldn’t wish this on anyone, but I have learned that the human mind and body are truly resilient. I rule nothing out.”

By Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated

It was on the morning of Good Friday in 2009 when the runner first met her cancer. She was a fifth-year senior at Minnesota, sitting in...

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Chemotherapy, then USA Championships, for Mile star Gabriele Grunewald

June 21, 2017

“I don’t always love talking about it. It’s not a made-for-TV movie. It’s real. It’s scary.”

​By Michael Powell, New York Times

EUGENE, Ore. — Gabriele Grunewald stepped onto the track as the dying light of day yielded to periwinkle evening.

She and her fellow world class runners walked...

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Biopsy Monday, Chemo Tuesday, Race on Saturday for Gabe Grunewald

June 06, 2017

“I do feel like my story has reached a different demographic than elite runners. It’s cool, overwhelming at times. It puts a little bit of pressure on me; I need to show people this is possible. But to be able to be an inspiration for people is awesome.”

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

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Amid Cancer News, U.S. Champion Chooses to Keep Racing

May 10, 2017

Medtronic TC 1 Mile up next for Gabriele Grunewald who endures the uncertainty of her future by continuing to do what she does best.

By Cathal Dennehy, Runner's World

As the clock ticks past two minutes, the first signs of stress announce themselves on Gabriele Grunewald’s face.

Her eyes...

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Record Holders, Olympic Finalists to Clash at Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 05, 2017

12th event edition second stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017; Minneapolis riverfront course to host more than 2,500 runners on Thursday, May 11

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Medtronic TC 1 Mile record holder Ben Blankenship, a 2016 Olympian from Stillwater, Minnesota, and the man whose...

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Why Not Me? Gabe Grunewald on Surviving Cancer and Running Pro

January 13, 2017

"Instead of being afraid of failure, I was thinking, Why not me? It changed the way I viewed myself and my opportunities, and my first season of racing after cancer opened the door to professional running."

By Salty Running

Gabriele Grunewald, Gabe to her friends, is a professional runner and...

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Ben Blankenship Breaks Medtronic TC 1 Mile Record

May 12, 2016

Heather Kampf wins 4th USATF 1 Mile Road title; second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016

By Charlie Mahler, Twin Cities In Motion

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Ben Blankenship broke the event record at the 11th Medtronic TC 1 Mile with a runaway 3:55.8 victory to claim his first USATF 1 Mile Road...

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Blankenship, Grunewald Added to Medtronic TC 1 Mile Field

May 10, 2016

Pro fields set for USATF 1 Mile Road Championships and second stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour; $25,000 prize purse with $10,000 for event record

From Twin Cities In Motion

The Medtronic TC 1 Mile, which already enjoyed a rich Minnesota flavor with a pair of locally grown...

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