Mile News


Fast times told Jessica Hull it was time to go pro

June 23, 2019

"I just want to get my feet wet in some really high caliber fields over this summer and see what I’m capable of and learn a lot and have some fun and see where that takes me.”

By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard

Jessica Hull’s decision to turn professional and leave Oregon with a season of...

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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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Summer Miles Series debuts in High Point on June 22

June 15, 2019

"Everybody at some point in time has run a Mile, whether it was in middle school or high school gym class. And it's something that everybody understands."

By Eddie Wooten, News & Report

"How fast can you run a Mile?"

How many times have you been asked that?

Here's a chance to find out in...

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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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