Mile News


High School Athlete Continues to Bring Home National Titles

March 09, 2012

By Molly Urian, The Parthenon

A Cabell Midland High School athlete is making history by using his speed to become West Virginia's fastest distance runner on the high school level.

Jacob Burcham, junior cross country and track and field competitor, is known for his national and worldwide...

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High School Star Is in a Hurry, Leaving Records Behind

March 09, 2012

By Vincent M. Mallozzi, New York Times

NEWARK — One recent morning at St. Benedict’s Prep, Edward Cheserek was asked how long it took him to get to a practice at Branch Brook Park, about a mile away. 

If I hurry,” said Cheserek, an 18-year-old junior from Kenya, “about four minutes.”

He was...

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Indoor Championship Weekend Guide

March 09, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

Track & Field's Indoor Championship weekend has arrived and below we have previewed the various Mile races and the ways you can watch Champions being crowned. Begs the question...who will be America's next great Miler?

Viewing Schedule & Resources Overview (all times...

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BYU track and field: Miles Batty set to defend national title

March 09, 2012

By Doug Robinson, Deseret News

Miles Batty, the wonderfully named miler from BYU and Jordan High, will attempt to defend his national title in this weekend's NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Nampa, Idaho. In doing so, he will face perhaps the fastest mile field ever assembled for...

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