Gabriele Grunewald

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Birthday
25, 1986
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Jun 11, 2019 (32)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 1986
Birthplace
Minnesota
Death Date
Jun 11, 2019 (32)

About

Professional middle-distance runner who competed in distances from 800 meters to 5000 meters. She was the national champion in the 3000 meters at the 2014 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships. She represented the U.S. at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships and finished 9th.

Before Fame

Grunewald competed for the University of Minnesota where she was national runner-up in the 1500 meters at the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Trivia

Grunewald was diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma in 2009 and had several surgeries to remove tumors but sadly lost her battle in 2019. 

Family Life

She was born in Perham, Minnesota. She was married to Justin Grunewald up until her tragic passing in 2019.

Associated With

Molly Huddle is also a well-known, female middle distance runner.