Mile News Tagged Diamond League


Obiri Wins Historic Women’s Mile to Highlight Müller Anniversary Games

July 09, 2017

Top five women clock sub-4:20 plus best marks-for-place were set from 4th to 14th, produces the deepest women’s Mile race in history; Jenny Simpson #2 U.S. woman all-time with 4:19.98 in London

By Matthew Brown for the IAAF

Two world leads, a world best and a meeting record in the women’s...

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Laura Muir: Having that arrogance can propel me right to top

November 04, 2016

“Each race that I’ve done well in over the last couple of years just boosts that confidence more and more. I’m getting more confident about the way I’m running and how I attack races."

By Jane McLeod, The National

Laura Muir reckons discovering her arrogant streak can help her make up for her...

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The Only Way She Knows

October 13, 2016

No woman ran the 1500m in 2016 as fast as Laura Muir. The British record holder tells SPIKES how she got to the top and why this is only the start.

By SPIKES

Laura Muir began running at school in Kinross, north of Edinburgh in Scotland, when she “was about 11 or 12-years-old”. She hasn’t...

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Laura Muir is on fire

September 05, 2016

"Paula Radcliffe, Steve Cram, Seb Coe and Kelly Holmes have all been British distance runners that I have admired.”

By Christopher Kelsall, AthleticsIllustrated.com

Scotland’s Laura Muir is on fire.

After finishing in a disappointing seventh place during the Rio Olympic 1500 meter final,...

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Prefontaine Classic 2016 Assembles Best Ever Mile Field

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...

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Centrowitz, Souleiman headline 1500 Stockholm showdown

July 29, 2015

Just last week, the U.S. champ edged World Indoor champ Soulemain at the Emsley Carr Mile; this race could be Centrowitz's opportunity to earn a first Diamond League victory.

From LetsRun.com

This is it. The final Diamond League meeting before the 2015 IAAF World Championships is upon us, and...

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Shannon Rowbury breaks Slaney’s 32-year-old American record in the 1500m

July 17, 2015

Genzebe Dibaba runs a World Record time of 3:50.07; Rowbury takes third, clocking 3:56.29.

From USA Track & Field

Olympian Shannon Rowbury (Portland, OR) etched her name in the history books Friday, breaking Mary Decker Slaney's long-standing American record in the Herculis Monaco meeting...

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5 U.S. Leaders Highlight adidas Girls’ Dream Mile

June 13, 2015

#1 800m, 1500m, 1600m, Mile, 3200m Set for adidas Grand Prix

From adidas Grand Prix

Hannah Long, Christina Aragon, Amanda Gehrich, Ryen Frazier and Destiny Collins—who together top the U.S. lists at five different distances—lead the lineup for the adidas Girls’ Dream Mile at Saturday’s adidas...

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Asbel Kiprop wins the Dream Mile at 50th Bislett Games

June 11, 2015

Patient Asbel Kiprop gets rewarded, Souleiman’s 3:44 go-for-it effort gets punished

From LetsRun.com

Asbel Kiprop secured his first Diamond League victory of 2015 in 3:51.45 as Ayanleh Souleiman couldn’t hold on after going out aggressively (1:53.48 at 800). Souleiman went in with the goal of...

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Sub-4 Miler Grant Fisher headlines adidas Boys’ Dream Mile

June 09, 2015

Villareal, Brannigan among top HS rivals set for adidas Grand Prix in NYC on Saturday, June 13

From adidas Grand Prix

Grant Fisher, who last week ran 3:59.38 to become just the seventh high school athlete in U.S. history to run a sub-4-minute Mile, will headline the adidas Boys’ Dream Mile at...

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