Gabriele Grunewald, Kampf go 1-2 at the Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh
Minneapolis/St. Paul – Aug. 6, 2014 – At the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh on Aug. 1, Gabriele Grunewald was first and teammate Heather Kampf was second in times of 4:31.68 and 4:32.12 respectively. Kampf has been a two-time winner of the Liberty Mile while Grunewald had finished second in the first year of the race in 2012.
Grunewald’s time tied the event record which was set by Kampf in 2013. The Liberty Mile was the fourth stop on the 2014 Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour.
About Team USA Minnesota
Team USA Minnesota is based in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Founded in 2001, the purpose of the training center is to improve the competitiveness of post-collegiate American distance running and to develop Olympians. The athletes are coached by Dennis Barker. Team USA Minnesota’s major sponsors are Life Time Run (www.lifetimerun.com) and Twin Cities In Motion (www.tcmevents.org). Its silver sponsors are the Houston Marathon Foundation (www.houstonmarathonfoundation.com) and the New York Road Runners (www.nyrr.org). For more information, visit the team’s web site at www.teamusaminnesota.org.