Philibert-Thiboutot to run storied Wanamaker Mile
Graham Hood, in 1995, is the only Canadian to win the world-famous indoor race at the Millrose Games in New York City
From The Canadian Press
When Charles Philibert-Thiboutot races the Wanamaker Mile, he'll be adding his name to one of track and field's greatest stories.
The 25-year-old from Quebec City has been awarded a lane in the marquee race of New York's Millrose Games, the world's longest running and most prestigious indoor meet.
"While I was running as a collegiate (for Laval Rouge et Or), when you get to see a track meet on TV, that does not happen often, and Millrose Games is broadcast on NBC, so I was able to watch it live a few years," Philibert-Thiboutot said.
"It was always really cool to see that event unfold and to see how the Mile was the king event, and how there was excitement for the Mile."
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