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On YouTube:

Gabriele finishes second in the 2010 NCAA 1500m




Residence Minneapolis
Age 29 (6/25/86)
Hometown Perham, Minnesota

Professional runner

College University of Minnesota – B.A. in English/Political Science 2008


2015 - USA 5k Championships - 4th

2014 - USA Outdoor Championships 1500m - 5th

2014 - U.S. Team IAAF World Indoor 3000m

2014 - USA 3000m Indoor Champion

2014 - U.S. Team Glasgow Int'l Match

2013 - USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 5th

2012 - USA 5k Championships - 4th

2012 - U.S. Olympic Trials 1500 meters - 4th

2011 - U.S. team Great North City Games 1500 meters

2011 - USA 1 Mile Road Championships - 3rd

2011 - USA Indoor Championships mile - 3rd

2010 – USA Outdoor Championships 1500 meters - 7th
2010 – NCAA Outdoor Championships 1500 meters – 2nd
2010 – Big Ten Outdoor Championships 1500 meters – 2nd
2010 – Big Ten Outdoor Championships 800 meters – 2nd
2009 – Big Ten Indoor Mile – 2nd
2007 – Big Ten Indoor 800 meters – 2nd


Gabriele Anderson Grunewald is a 2004 graduate of Perham High School where she was a four-time all-state performer in cross country, and was the 2004 state champion in the 800 meters.  She also won four conference titles in both the 800 and 1600 meters.

At the University of Minnesota, she was a three-time NCAA Cross Country Championships competitor and was second team All Big Ten in cross country in both 2007 and 2008.  On the track, Gabriele closed out her Gopher career with a second place finish in the 1500m at the 2010 NCAA Outdoor Championships, and a second place finish in both the 800m and 1500m at the 2010 Big Ten Outdoor Championships.  She was also a member of the 4x800m and 4x1600m championship relay teams at the 2010 Drake Relays.  In 2009, she was second in the mile at the Big Ten Indoor Championships, as well as second in the 800m at the 2007 Big Ten Indoor Championships.  She holds schools records of 4:13.45 in the 1500m, 8:27 in the 4x800, and 18:58 in the 4x1600.

Since becoming a professional runner, Gabriele has set personal bests in the 800 meters of 2:01.38, in the 1500m of 4:01.48 and in the 3000m she has run 8:42.64.  On the roads she has a best in the mile of 4:21.3.  In 2014, she won her first national championship which was the 3000 meters at USA Indoor.  Gabriele was a member of the U.S. team that competed at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

Gabriele joined Team USA Minnesota in the summer of 2010.