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Matthew Centrowitz won the 1500 meters at the 2016 Rio Olympics, closing with a sub-51 second final lap and recording 3:50.00 in a tactical race. His historic win was the first U.S. Olympic 1500m gold medal since Mel Sheppard (London 1908)! Centro!



Arnold neighborhood where Centrowitz grew up continues to cheer

"Everybody was jumping up and down, and just so thrilled. It was...


Winning the Wetmore Way

"They are waiting for the battle of St. Crispan's Day, and are...


Webb Says Centrowitz 1500 Gold Represents Century of Dedication

"Look at not just Matt, but so many other Americans and how far...


Matthew Centrowitz takes lead, and then gold in Olympic 1500 meters

"I came into this championships with a different mind-set. Thought...

Featured Athletes

Jenny Simpson

DOB: 08/23/86 Mile PR:
4:19.3 (road) - 2013
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.22 - 2014 (#3 U.S. all-time)

Alan Webb

DOB: 01/13/83 Mile PR:
3:46.91 - 2007 (U.S. record)
Metric Mile PR:
3:30.54 - 2007

Matthew Centrowitz

DOB: 10/18/89 Mile PR:
3:50.53 - 2014
Metric Mile PR:
3:30.40 - 2015

Emma Coburn

DOB: 10/19/90 Mile PR:
4:29.86 (indoors) - 2013
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.10 - 2015

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Duluth, MN

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Sat, September 17
Pittsburgh, PA

Inaugural The Wasatch Mile

Thurs, September 22
Salt Lake City, UT

The Navy Mile

Sun, October 2
Washington, DC





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