Mile News Tagged Kyle Merber


Band of Brothers in The Last Frontier Make Mile History

December 07, 2017

It’s rare to root for someone as they’re actively beating you, although this was a special occasion.

By Kyle Merber for Tracksmith

In late May, Trevor Dunbar texted me. A week later and we were sitting for lunch in Concord, Massachusetts ahead of the Adrian Martinez Classic. My ears were open...

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Handy, Dandy Translation Guide at Merber Wedding a Hit!

October 18, 2017

Irish bride Patricia Barry created a guide to help out friends of her American groom Kyle Merber when the pair tied the knot in Tipperary last week

By Chris Pleasance for MailOnline

While many Americans might like to claim a little Irish blood in their veins, the country's culture and...

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On the Record, Off the Market: Kyle Merber

October 03, 2017

Being healthy is the number one priority. It’s easy to always go hard, but sometimes it’s hard to go easy.

By Will, Running Warehouse blog

If you follow American Track & Field, you’re probably familiar with Kyle Merber. However, unless you’ve been closely following his career, you may not be...

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Record-breaking first Great Alaska Mile Series

September 27, 2017

“To come up here and have such a great group of guys to experience some of Alaska and to get onto the track and then to try break four, is such a great opportunity for us. We put our hands together for Trevor to make it all happen.”

By Karolin Anders, The Northern Light

Trevor Dunbar,...

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On historic night of running, two break sub-4 minutes in the Mile in Anchorage

September 14, 2017

"It's great to see these athletes up here, especially so the younger kids can see it and get some inspiration. It's nice exposing them to athletes of this caliber."

By Beth Bragg, Alaska Dispatch News

Fourth place has never felt better for Trevor Dunbar.

Dunbar, the only Alaskan to break...

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Blankenship, Lipari Win 6th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 28, 2017

Overcast skies and the threat of a downpour fueled athletes to run faster and stronger; sixth edition offered $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – (July 28, 2017) – At the 6th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday evening, runners...

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GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Draws Deep Field to Pittsburgh

July 25, 2017

Sixth edition attracts nine sub-4 minute men’s Milers and eight sub-4:30 minute women’s Milers for Friday evening, July 28 downtown event; $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; 3rd stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017

From P3R

PITTSBURGH - The 6th GNC Live Well Liberty...

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Kampf, Blankenship to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

July 13, 2017

6th edition in downtown Pittsburgh offers $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017

From P3R

PITTSBURGH - Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions Heather Kampf and Ben Blankenship will return to the City of Champions  to defend their titles...

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What makes a meet great from an athlete’s perspective

March 13, 2017

Athletes want to be seen. Both for their self-esteem and for their sponsors who are paying them to be seen in their gear.

By Kyle Merber, Citius Mag

Everyone is so concerned with putting on good track meets to entertain the fans, but what do the athletes want? Maybe we have needs too! There...

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LetsRun Previews USA Indoor Mile Championship Fields

March 04, 2017

Merber, Blankenship, Gregorek, Soratos top men; Houlihan, Quigley, Schneider, Kampf lead women in Albuquerque

By LetsRun.com

For the pros, this weekend represents the end of the 2017 indoor track & field season (the collegians wrap up a week later at NCAA Indoors). With no World Indoor...

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