Mile News Tagged Brenda Martinez


Top Tips from Brenda Martinez

September 17, 2017

"That feeling of not feeling sorry for yourself is something they’ve instilled in me from a young age."

By SPIKES

Brenda Martinez is speedy on the track, but drives 'like an old lady'. The USA middle distance star and 2016 Rio Olympian shares some of her best bits of advice for on and off the...

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World Championship Medalists Highlight Field at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

August 24, 2017

Eric Jenkins, Jenny Simpson return to defend event titles; iconic road Mile race to air live on NBC and to feature 23 heats throughout the day, including specialty heats for youth, seniors, NYPD / FDNY and the first-ever Borough Battle

By New York Road Runners

NEW YORK — The 2017 New Balance...

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Simpson, Houlihan lead parade of Olympians headed to Drake Relays

April 14, 2017

Iowa natives part of "one of the best women’s 1500 meter fields we’ve ever assembled.”

By Cody Goodwin, The Des Moines Register

A slew of local athletes and plenty of Olympians will make their way to Des Moines in just a couple of weeks.

New Drake Relays director Blake Boldon said on...

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Brenda Martinez giving back in abundance

April 05, 2017

For the fifth year, the 2016 Olympian aims to inspire high school runners at a summer camp she hosts in Big Bear, California: “I appreciate my life more because of them.”

By Heather Mayer Irvine, Runner's World

It was a phone call with her famed coach, Joe Vigil, that sparked the idea....

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Defending Champion Shannon Rowbury, Olympic Medalist Clayton Murphy Headline Wanamaker Mile Field

January 25, 2017

Signature event at 110th NYRR Millrose Games from The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center includes nine Olympians with live broadcast on NBC

NEW YORK — Three-time Olympian Shannon Rowbury will go for her third straight title in the NYRR Wanamaker Mile, while Olympic bronze medalist...

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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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Resilience personified: Rio Olympian Brenda Martinez

November 23, 2016

Coach Vigil bases a lot of his training off Sebastian Coe’s training. Back in the day, Coach Vigil didn’t know much about the Mile, so he went to the UK to learn about the Mile.

By Runner's Tribe

Runner’s Tribe recently caught up with 2016 Rio Olympian, 2013 World Championships 800m bronze...

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Rancho Cucamonga celebrates Rio Olympian Brenda Martinez

October 22, 2016

“You are a shining example of what our community represents; you — and your parents — are to be commended for your contributions and reaching for your dreams.”

By Liset Márquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

RANCHO CUCAMONGA -- Olympic athlete Brenda Martinez is often asked one question when...

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Eccleston: That Wasn’t My Last Shot

August 08, 2016

“We wanted to take advantage of the fact that we knew I was in incredible shape. You can't always show it in the rounds because they're little more tactical. So it's nice to just go and see it on paper.”

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

The homestretch battle in the OT 1500 between ...

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Brenda Martinez driven to be a role model

August 04, 2016

"There’s more to life than just running. I’m starting to realize that more as I get older. Kids are looking up to me."

By Allan Steele, The Press Enterprise

The Brenda Martinez story is bigger than Brenda Martinez.

The 28-year-old former Rancho Cucamonga High and UC Riverside track star is...

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