Mile News Tagged David Torrence


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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Q & A: David Torrence Ready for Carlsbad

April 05, 2013

By Toni Reavis 

Beginning with Steve Scott’s three victories in 1986, the American presence at the Carlsbad 5000 has always been strong.  But except for Steve the only other American male champ at the World’s Fastest 5K has been Doug Padilla in 1990 (13:29).  This year the possibility of a...

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Running Drills with David Torrence

October 05, 2012

By Nickolas Velliquette, Flotrack

Running drills are important for a runner as they help to improve a runner's stride length, stride frequncy, running technique, form, physical resiliency, etc.

Ryan Ponsonby (coach of Olympic Silver Medalist, Leo Manzano) takes you through a series of running...

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Centrowitz, Martinez Cap Year with Fifth Avenue Mile Titles

September 22, 2012

At 32nd edition, more than 5,400 finishers in age group heats race the iconic distance down the famed thoroughfare
By Jim Gerweck, The Mile wire

NEW YORK – (September 22, 2012) – For years, Bernard Lagat has dominated Mile races on the indoor track of New York City, his eight consecutive...

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Torrence, Martinez Win Falmouth Mile

August 11, 2012

Martinez and Anderson run #1 and #2 fastest women’s Mile times of the year
Jim Gerweck, The Mile wire

FALMOUTH, Mass. – (August 11, 2012) – Last year’s Falmouth Mile, a track precursor to the larger, older 7-mile road race, proved to be one of the deepest ever run on American soil, with the...

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David Torrence’s drive to run for his country

June 20, 2012

By John Crumpacker, San Francisco Chronicle

Being a Nike contract athlete means many things for former Cal runner David Torrence, not least the requirement that he be in company gear at all times when in public.

So when he was photographed recently wearing a jacket without the familiar logo,...

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4 Minutes with a Miler: David Torrence

May 17, 2012

Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, sits down with USA Champion and 3:54.01 Miler, David Torrence, co-founder of the Bay Area Track Club and coached by John Cook. A Cal Berkeley grad, in 2007 Torrence also broke American Mile great Don Bowden's 50-year-old Golden Bear...

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