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Grunewald shown at home 'resting' among family and friends in a photo posted by her husband

Professional runner Gabriele (Anderson) Grunewald is home and "resting peacefully," according to her husband Justin Grunewald, who posted an entry on his Instagram account Monday, June 10.

"We got her home to our comfy couch and she is resting peacefully and breathing easy surrounded by her best friends and family," Justin Grunewald wrote.

The Instagram posted included a photo of Gabriele, a 2004 Perham (Minn.) High School graduate, resting on the couch surrounded by family and friends.

She has dealt with multiple bouts of cancer and was first diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009 during her running career at the University of Minnesota.

Sunday, Justin Grunewald wrote in an Instagram post that Gabriele, 32, had been moved to comfort care after her condition had worsened over the weekend.

Gabriele has become an inspiration to many during her long fight with cancer that she shared with the public. She started her professional running career in 2010.

She started the Brave Like Gabby Foundation (bravelikegabe.org) in 2018 "to support rare cancer research and empower cancer survivors through physical activity," the foundation's website states. The #BraveLikeGabe hashtag was first started to support Gabriele.

Gabriele Grunewald has received an outpouring of support from the running community and beyond on social since Justin Grunewald, who also ran for the Gophers, announced she was being moved to comfort care.

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