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Catching Up with Middle Distance Standout Kate Grace

April 30, 2013

By Scott Bush, Runnerspace

What a season it's already been for middle distance standout Kate Grace. The former Yale All-American, and current NJ-NY Track Club athlete, is taking her talent to a new level in 2013, running U.S. top three times in the 1500m and Mile during the indoor season. Under the tutelage of coach Frank Gagliano (aka Gags), Grace seemingly continues to run PRs every time she steps on the track over the past year.

This past week in Des Moines, Grace not only finished third in the Drake Relays 1500m, running a new PR of 4:08.24, she also took home her first national title by outleaning the field at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships. After a big week of racing, we caught up with Grace, discussing her recent performances, how she's evolved as an athlete over the past 18 months, her passion for both her NJ-NY Track Club teammates and Oiselle teammates, and much more.

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