Mile News Tagged Camel City Elite


Olympic silver medalist Paul Chelimo joins Sub-4 Club at Camel City Elite

February 04, 2018

Rachel Schneider defends, Edward Cheserek sets facility & state record and world leading time in the Mile

By Eddie Wooten, News & Record

WINSTON-SALEM — Add UNC-Greensboro alumnus Paul Chelimo to the list of American runners to break 4 minutes in the Mile.

And he did it close to his second...

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Engels, track stars revere Camel City Elite as premier indoor meet

February 03, 2018

“There are marathons where you can win a ton of money, but this is the most I’ve ever seen for a Mile race.”

By Patrick Ferlise, Winston-Salem Journal

When former Reagan track star Craig Engels learned he would race today in the Camel City Elite for the first time in his career, the pro...

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Men’s Mile presented by Mondo Headlines 2018 Camel City Elite Races

January 30, 2018

$9000 to Men’s Mile winner with facility record; $6000 per champion in 5 other events

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Camel City Elite races are set for Saturday, February 3 at JDL Fast Track. The first race is set to begin at 2:00pm, but spectators are urged to get there by...

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2018 Camel City Elite Fields Announced

November 29, 2017

International fields include Bishop-Nriagu, Chelimo, Cheserek, D’Agostino, Engels and Manzano; event record guaranteed prize purse exceeds $85,000

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has begun finalizing the fields for the 6th Camel City Elite indoor meet to be held in...

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Camel City Elite Ups Prize Purse for 2018 Meet

March 30, 2017

6th edition on Saturday, February 3 to offer more than $85,000 in prize money

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has begun planning for the sixth edition of Camel City Elite, to be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Through its partnership with the Camel City Track Foundation, the 2018...

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Schneider, Brannen Win Camel City Mile Titles

February 04, 2017

5th Camel City Elite indoor meet yields fast times and awards more than $40,000 in prize money and bonuses

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 5th Camel City Elite at the JDL Fast Track indoor facility on Saturday afternoon saw some outstanding performances led by 2016 Olympic 5000...

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Q&A: Leo Manzano

February 03, 2017

I think when it comes down to it, I just love to compete. And there’s something about championship-style races. There’s also something to be said about when it’s time to line up... I think that that’s what takes me to the next level.

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

2016 was a rough year for ...

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Life in the Fast Lane

February 01, 2017

How a local runner—and an NCAA ruling—made the JDL Fast Track a winter haven for track athletes near and far.

By Chris Gigley, Winston-Salem Monthly

Winston-Salem and track athletes all over the state are lucky David Shannon loves to run and hates the cold. JDL Fast Track wouldn’t exist if he...

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Olympians, International Pros & Rising Stars Ready to Race to Camel City

January 30, 2017

Chelimo, Bishop, Oliver and Manzano headline February 4th indoor meet to be streamed live online by RunnerSpace; 5th edition to award more than $50,000 in prize money and bonuses

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has announced deep fields for the 5th Camel City Elite, to be held in...

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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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