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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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Lake Braddock’s Kate Murphy prepares for Olympic Trials

June 23, 2016

“I’m running as fast as I can, but I go faster with competition. I still don’t know what my limit is.”

By Charlie Ban, Run Washington

Kate Murphy knows she can run faster in the 1500 meters, she just needs competition.

She’ll finally get it July 7, when she races the first round of the U.S....

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HS Junior Kate Murphy Clocks 4:07, Qualifies for Olympic Trials 1500

June 18, 2016

“I knew this was one of my last shots at getting it [the Trials standard], and I just knew I had to be really brave.”

By Taylor Dutch, FloTrack.org

BOSTON — Kate Murphy was on a mission to run the Olympic Trials qualifying standard of 4:09.50 Friday evening at Dilboy Stadium. She accomplished...

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Top HS Athletes in U.S. Set for adidas Dream Mile, 1500

June 13, 2016

Murphy, Rainsberger, Herrera, Collier join Ratcliffe June 17 at Dilboy Stadium

From adidas Boost Boston Games

BOSTON, Mass. — A Pan Am Junior Champion, the top girls’ cross country runner in the nation, and three athletes ranked #1 in the U.S. for 2016 are among the high school stars set to...

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Superstar runner Katie Rainsberger closes out senior year with 10th state title, national attention

May 23, 2016

"She knows so much about the sport, she's such a good motivator, encouraging, taking the younger kids under her wing."

By John Meyer, The Denver Post

It is an hour before Katie Rainsberger will run her final race for Air Academy High School, the 1600 meters at the Colorado state high school...

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