Mile News Tagged Aj Acosta

David Torrence Wins Lodi Mile in Close Race with AJ Acosta as Both Clock 4:14

March 31, 2015

The California All-Stars and the Sacramento Running Association bring home Old Vine Trophies and lion's share of $4000 prize purse in elite team competition.

By The Lodi Mile

The book is closed on the 2015 Lodi Mile.  The event, presented by Blue Shield of California, Michael David Winery and...

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Acosta runs first sub-4-minute Mile in Spokane

August 03, 2014

"I felt really strong with a lap to go – and had some money in the bank for when I tied up a little in the last 200.”

By John Blanchette, Spokesman-Review

AJ Acosta bills himself as the “world’s fastest barista,” but it’s not because he’s breaking any records whipping up grande caramel...

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Mile Guide: May 30 - June 2, 2013

May 29, 2013

Major Mile weekend awaits Mile Maniacs in mid-west and on the west coast

By Bring Back the Mile

We're kicking things off Thursday evening in St. Louis with the Big River Festival of Miles, the sixth stop of the BBTM Tour 2013, where meet director, Ben Rosario, has again put together an...

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Re:RUN San Diego Meet Preview

May 03, 2013

By Scott Bush, Runnerspace

One of the most unique presentations of a track meet this year takes place this Saturday in sunny San Diego. With general 5K and 10K road races taking place, leading into a four event, middle distance track showcase, Re:RUN works to bridge the gap between general road...

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Ex-Oregon Runner AJ Acosta Soldiers On, With a Beard and Without a Sponsor

April 29, 2013

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Former Oregon star AJ Acosta still is living the dream, even if all he has to show for it is a beard and some beat-up running shoes.

"I have about 700 miles on my current pair of shoes," Acosta said. "I'm trying to scramble to get a pair that I don't have to pay...

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Manzano to Highlight Mile Field at Kansas Relays

April 15, 2013

Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano gunning for Ryun's 36-year-old KU Relays Mile record (3:54.7).

By Kansas Athletics

LAWRENCE, Kan. – A collection of 12 of the nation’s top Milers have agreed to race in the prestigious Glenn Cunningham Mile at the 2013 Kansas Relays it was announced Monday...

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Solvang Mile

October 03, 2012

By John Zant, Santa Barbara Independent

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Bring Back the Mile is a national campaign to establish the Mile (as opposed to 1500 meters) as the preferred middle-distance running event. The four-minute Mile is still a gold standard among athletic achievements. Several men...

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Registration Open for Solvang Mile

September 27, 2012

By Willis Jacobson, The Santa Ynez Valley Journal

Registration is still open as the final details are being ironed out for the Solvang Mile, a fun run through the streets of Solvang that will take place Saturday, Oct. 6.

The race, which organizers are hoping becomes an annual event, will...

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Inaugural Solvang Mile Draws Top U.S. Men’s Milers

September 25, 2012

October 6 road race features age group heats leading to the Elite Men’s Mile and the sub-4 minute Mile quest

SOLVANG, Calif. – (September 25, 2012) – On Saturday, October 6, the streets of Solvang, California are going to be packed with athletes of all ages and abilities chasing their fastest...

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AJ Acosta on Competitor Radio

September 09, 2012

AJ Acosta, fresh off a 3:58 mile earlier in the day, came in studio to talk about his career at the University of Oregon, his plans for the future, plus some great stories about his former teammate and now 10,000 meter Olympic silver medalist Galen Rupp.

For complete radio interview visit ...

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