Mile News Tagged Ford Palmer


Cheserek Captures Collegiate Mile Record in Boston

February 27, 2017

Merber & Gregorek second, third and now #6 & #10 U.S. all-time indoors; record 11 men sub-4 indoors same race

Larry Newman for Track & Field News

BOSTON - Must be something in the air here in Beantown that drives young men from west to east in search of fast times. First it was Galen Rupp's...

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A Relay World Record, PRs and More for Kyle Merber in 2017

February 23, 2017

“A lot of coaches can just get you in shape. It takes a special coach to get you to believe."

By Sabrina Yohannes, RunBlogRun

If his trademark headbands help you to locate Kyle Merber in a crowded race, you are not alone.

"It's easy for my mom to follow me," the native New Yorker Merber...

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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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The Navy Mile Draws Top Field for BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 Finale

September 29, 2016

Sam Penzenstadler to defend men’s title in nation’s capital; $15,000 Open prize purse; six athletes also vying for Tour grand prix prize money; Heather Kampf eyes Tour three-peat; Running Warehouse "Pick-the-Winner" contest

By Bring Back the Mile

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Navy Mile on...

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O’Hare, Lipari Win 10th Minnesota Mile

September 11, 2016

4th stop on Bring Back the Mile Tour 2016; two-time defending women’s Tour champion Kampf adds to her standings lead; Crawford & Palmer tied for the men with two events remaining

From Grandma’s Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – Chris O’Hare, a 2016 Olympian from Great Britain, won Sunday’s 10th...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Inaugural Boxcar Mile

August 12, 2015

A community race rises in West Chester, PA with $8400 in prize money and a post-race party for all; a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event 2015

By Bring Back the Mile

A long time ago (2012), in a galaxy far, far away (United States), around the time BBTM began, we were thrilled to hear about...

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Past champions, Olympians headline 2015 Sir Walter Miler fields

July 10, 2015

Men’s race will feature one-of-a-kind “North Carolina vs. The USA” Mile at Meredith College track on Friday, August 7

From Sir Walter Running

Last August, Raleigh saw something it had not seen in 40 years: a sub-4 minute Mile. Nearly 1,000 people lined the Meredith College track and witnessed...

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Eat Like an Elite: Ford Palmer

May 23, 2015

The 3:56-Miler packs protein into his vegan diet.

From Running Times

Ford Palmer, 24, set his Mile PR, 3:56.79, in February. The New Jersey-New York Track Club runner started a vegan diet after his college physician told him he had high blood pressure for a 20-year-old. Palmer also credits...

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The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014

December 17, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...

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Sir Walter Miler: New Template for Popular Track Meets?

August 09, 2014

"It was the best event I have ever been to as a track athlete.” - Ford Palmer, winner of inaugural Men's Elite Sir Walter Miler

By LetsRun.com

The winner of the inaugural Sir Walter Miler - a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event - was first-time sub-4 Miler Ford Palmer of NJ*NY Track Club, the...

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