Mile News Tagged Ben Blankenship


Blankenship Repeats, Lipari Wins Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 11, 2017

At 12th edition, more than 2,000 run in downtown Minneapolis; second stop on the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2017

From Twin Cities In Motion

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Stillwater native Ben Blankenship and Emily Lipari of Brighton, Mass. won the professional races at the 12th running of the Medtronic TC 1...

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The Milers: Ben Blankenship

May 10, 2017

U.S. Olympian returns to his native state to defend his Medtronic TC 1 Mile title against two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis and a field of top contenders at the second stop of the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2017.

By Bring Back the Mile

American Mile star and Olympian Ben Blankenship has been on...

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Record Holders, Olympic Finalists to Clash at Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 05, 2017

12th event edition second stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017; Minneapolis riverfront course to host more than 2,500 runners on Thursday, May 11

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Medtronic TC 1 Mile record holder Ben Blankenship, a 2016 Olympian from Stillwater, Minnesota, and the man whose...

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LetsRun Previews USA Indoor Mile Championship Fields

March 04, 2017

Merber, Blankenship, Gregorek, Soratos top men; Houlihan, Quigley, Schneider, Kampf lead women in Albuquerque

By LetsRun.com

For the pros, this weekend represents the end of the 2017 indoor track & field season (the collegians wrap up a week later at NCAA Indoors). With no World Indoor...

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2017 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Set for July 28

March 01, 2017

Friday night race in downtown Pittsburgh offers one of the largest prize purses for a road Mile in the country; third stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017

From P3R

PITTSBURGH - The Steel City’s fastest nighttime road race, the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile returns on Friday, July...

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Olympic Gold Medalist Matthew Centrowitz to Run in Paavo Nurmi 2 Mile at NYRR Millrose Games

January 23, 2017

Top field expected to challenge Centro on Saturday, Feb. 11 at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center

NEW YORK – Rio Olympic 1500 meters champion Matthew Centrowitz, already a three-time Wanamaker Mile champion, will turn his attention to the Paavo Nurmi 2 Mile at the 110th NYRR Millrose...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2016

December 28, 2016

Two more U.S. high school boys go sub-4, Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski; two historic Olympic 1500 medals won in Rio by Matthew Centrowitz (gold) and Jenny Simpson (bronze); $480,000-plus record prize money awarded; third BBTM Grand Prix Tour sets records and more highlight banner year

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P3R’s American Development Program Reaches New Heights in 2016

December 22, 2016

Record $92,500 in prize money awarded to 73 Americans at P3R events; ADP athletes also connect with local students in P3R’s award-winning Kids of STEEL program

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – At P3R’s signature events this year, a record number of 73 American runners competed and earned a record...

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Kampf Three-Peats, Masters Wins Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016 Titles

October 02, 2016

Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 GP purse; Tour Performance-of-the-Year by Ben Blankenship & Emily Lipari; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event for third edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (October 2, 2016) – At the ...

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Kampf, Blankenship Win 5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

September 17, 2016

Fifth edition awards an event record $30,000 prize purse; Kampf, Queen of the Road Mile, secures at least a tie for third straight Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour title at fifth stop in the Steel City; Tour 2016 finale hosted by The Navy Mile on Sunday, October 2 in Washington, DC

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