Mile News Tagged Gabriele Grunewald

Brooks honors Gabe Grunewald and supports local cancer research

October 09, 2020

The inaugural Brave Fellowship has been awarded to a rare cancer researcher Dr. Alyssa Webster

By Christina Ausley, Seattle P-I

Seattle-based Brooks Running, also known as Brooks Sports Inc., specializes in American apparel across the Seattle area and the world. While an ordinary year may...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2019

December 20, 2019

Longstanding indoor and outdoor Mile world records broken; Herrera & Kampf BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions and more BBTM Effect!

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

The Bring Back the Mile campaign was launched in January 2012 to elevate & celebrate the storied distance, and over the past 8...

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Brave Like Gabe Foundation honored with 2019 Toyota Humanitarian Award

December 10, 2019

Toyota will donate $10,000 to Gabriele Grunewald's rare cancer research foundation


RENO – The late Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald, a cancer research advocate and 2014 USATF Indoor 3000m champion who passed away in June at age 32 following a decade-long battle with cancer, was honored...

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Gabe Grunewald tribute planned at USATF Outdoor Championships

July 25, 2019

“I want her legacy to be a legacy of someone who persevered and continues to persevere.”

From Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Justin Grunewald carries a lock of her hair with him as a remembrance. He has countless photos of her on his phone, along with rich stories from so many.


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Hassan breaks women’s Mile world record

July 12, 2019

Three other national records and numerous personal records set at inaugural Brave Like Gabe Mile

Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF

MONACO - Sifan Hassan, who arrived on the Stade Louis II track tonight as the third fastest female Miler of all-time, departed the Herculis EBS Diamond League meet as...

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Herculis announces Brave Like Gabe Mile

July 01, 2019

World class field expected to honor Gabriele Grunewald who set two personal records at Monaco meet

From Herculis meet for the IAAF

Organizers of the Herculis meet announced on June 25 – on what would have been Gabriele Grunewald’s 33rd birthday – that the women’s Mile event at the IAAF...

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Perham to host “Gabe Day” event on June 28

June 26, 2019

"It’s a chance for the community to say that we are proud of what she did and honor her family.”

By Forum News Service

Gov. Tim Walz presented a proclamation declaring Tuesday, June 25, as "Gabe Day" at a memorial run in honor of 2004 Perham (Minn.) High School graduate Gabriele Grunewald...

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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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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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‘Brave Like Gabe’: Remembering the Runner Who Never Gave Up in the Face of an Unbeatable Opponent

June 11, 2019

Gabe spent the last years of her life fighting, living, running… inspiring others… fully aware that she was not winning her own fight, but fighting ever harder just the same.

By Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated

On a June night two years ago, I went to dinner with Gabe & Justin Grunewald at a...

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