May 26, 2018
“That’s why some meets like the Prefontaine keep the Mile. They understand how important it is.”
By August Howell
For nearly every professional sport, there are certain numbers and statistics that are recognized as a pinnacle of achievement: Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Kareem...
May 11, 2018
Kenyans Elijah Manangoi & Timothy Cheruiyot headline field plus three fastest Milers in Pre history, topped by two-time Bowerman Mile winner Ayanleh Souleiman – whose meet record of 3:47.32 is the fastest ever on U.S. soil.
EUGENE, Ore. – The world’s top two current Milers will bring their...
June 14, 2017
Mile legend Glenn Cunningham, in 1933, last man to win middle-distance national championships double
By Dave Hunter, RunBlogRun
Clayton Murphy's proven middle distance range combined with his unparalleled progression over the past 4 years has sparked much speculation over which event the 2016...
May 09, 2017
Centrowitz will have to be on his game to come away with a victory. Of the 18 race entries announced Monday, seven have personal bests better than Centrowitz’s 3:50.53.
By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard
Matthew Centrowitz made history last summer when he became the first American in more...
May 24, 2016
"Our rule of thumb is, we don't consider any prep who isn't capable of running 4 minutes." - Tom Jordan, meet director
By Doug Binder, DyeStat
Prefontaine Classic meet director Tom Jordan has always had a soft spot for high school Milers on the cusp of glory and eager to take on the the...
May 11, 2016
Five global champions including defending Bowerman Mile champion Ayanleh Souleiman, three-time event champion Asbel Kiprop and U.S. high school superstar Drew Hunter
From the IAAF
EUGENE, Ore. - Organizers of the Prefontaine Classic claim that their Bowerman Mile field for this year’s IAAF...
June 01, 2015
Matthew Centrowitz makes it close, placing second during the Pre Classic; Manzano placed 11th with 3:53.55.
By Ken Goe, The Oregonian
Ayanleh Souleiman fought off a kicking Matthew Centrowitz Saturday on the home straight before a roaring crowd at Hayward Field to win the Bowerman Mile, as...
May 29, 2015
A Bowerman Mile win by an American is a pipe dream right now, but a good target for both of them to shoot for would be top five — no American has managed that in the Bowerman since Andrew Wheating was fifth in 2010.
The 2015 Prefontaine Classic begins with Distance Night on...
May 06, 2015
Prefontaine Classic's Bowerman Mile again attracts top international field including defending champion Souleiman and American global medalists Centrowitz & Manzano
From IAAF Diamond League
The winning times of the Bowerman Mile at the Prefontaine Classic have been faster than 3:50 for the...
June 10, 2014
“I feel I’m still trying to establish myself as one of the top runners.”
By Jack Pfeifer, ArmoryTrack.com
Matthew Centrowitz was on hand for the big Bowerman Mile that always concludes the Prefontaine Classic meet. He was surrounded by a sea of pan-Africa – Algeria, Morocco, Djibouti, Kenya,...
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