Mile News

Westchester/Putnam track and field athlete of the season: Cain working toward Olympics

April 16, 2012

Bronxville record setter eyes Trials

By Brian Heyman, The Journal News

Mary Cain is only a sophomore at Bronxville High, but she’s already carrying around Olympic-sized dreams, or at least Olympic Trials-sized dreams to start, the ones for this summer’s London Games.

And after the kind of...

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Birmingham, Uceny Win B.A.A. Mile

April 15, 2012

Groleau, Heffernan B.A.A. Scholastic Mile champions

By Jim O'Brien and Barbara Huebner

BOSTON - (April 15, 2012) - A field of elite male Milers - just five - lined up in near perfect conditions to contest the fourth B.A.A. Mile. Defending champion, Andy Baddeley from Great Britain, was not...

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Sub 4-minute milers keep Princeton University track & field on the right track

April 15, 2012

By Paul Franklin, The Times of Trenton

PRINCETON — Britain’s Roger Bannister was the first, in 1954, and legendary runners like Jim Ryun and Sebastian Coe would follow. And for the past dozen years, no one has run the Mile faster than Morocco’s Hicham El Guerrouj.

Two runners at Princeton...

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Ken Popejoy Returns to MSU

April 15, 2012

Arguably the best Miler in Spartan Track and Field history, Ken Popejoy spoke with about his career and last weekend's reunion of the 1972 Triple Crown Track and Field team.

By Bernie Rosendahl, MSU Athletic Communications Contact for Track & Field and Cross Country


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