Mile News


Top Fields Set for Tommy Cochary High School Mile

August 04, 2017

All-Star Girls’ race, including defending champion Rachel Sessa, features 6 of top 12 in Massachusetts at New Balance Falmouth Road Race Weekend event

From New Balance Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. – Twenty high school athletes from throughout Massachusetts will compete in the Tommy...

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Preview: Women’s 1500m - IAAF World Championships London 2017

August 03, 2017

U.S. champion and 2011 world champion Jenny Simpson cannot be ruled out as she is a fierce racer and has a fine record at major championships.

By Emily Moss, IAAF

With six women having run faster than four minutes in 2017, the 1500m could prove to be one of the most competitive events of the...

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NBC to Air Live Coverage of New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on Sunday, September 10

August 02, 2017

Broadcast to be presented in partnership with New York Road Runners and USA Track & Field; Olympic medalist and Team New Balance athlete Jenny Simpson to return in search of her record 6th event title!

NEW YORK – In partnership with New York Road Runners and USA Track & Field, NBC Sports Group...

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The Summer of Webb: An Inside Look at Alan Webb’s Magical 2007 Season

August 01, 2017

“I had a genuine confidence that I could compete with anybody in the world. And that was a feeling that I’d never had before… I had tasted it before, but that solidified it.”

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

Matthew Centrowitz still remembers it clearly. It was June 2, 2007, and he was at the...

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