Mile News Tagged Matthew Centrowitz


World Championship Medalists Highlight Field at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

August 24, 2017

Eric Jenkins, Jenny Simpson return to defend event titles; iconic road Mile race to air live on NBC and to feature 23 heats throughout the day, including specialty heats for youth, seniors, NYPD / FDNY and the first-ever Borough Battle

By New York Road Runners

NEW YORK — The 2017 New Balance...

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Matthew Centrowitz: The best American Miler ever?

August 09, 2017

“The moves he makes in races are almost violent. They are so sudden and decisive.”

By Liam Boylan-Pett, SB Nation

For once, Matthew Centrowitz didn't know what to do when he crossed the finish line.

He had copied a LeBron James celebration after winning the U.S. title in the 1500 meters in...

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Preview: Men’s 1500m – IAAF World Championships London 2017

August 08, 2017

Matthew Centrowitz, Rio Olympic champion, has never finished lower than eighth in the seven major 1500m finals he has contested indoors & outdoors.

By Steven Mills, IAAF

Asbel Kiprop has won four major titles at 1500 meters but his victory in Beijing two years ago was arguably the most...

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The Summer of Webb: An Inside Look at Alan Webb’s Magical 2007 Season

August 01, 2017

“I had a genuine confidence that I could compete with anybody in the world. And that was a feeling that I’d never had before… I had tasted it before, but that solidified it.”

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

Matthew Centrowitz still remembers it clearly. It was June 2, 2007, and he was at the...

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Tactics, Salazar & Gold: The Training of Matthew Centrowitz

July 31, 2017

“We do a lot of under and over distance stuff. We’ll go 4-5 miles at a time, maybe 6, a lot slower than race pace. And then we do a lot of repetitions of 800m, 1000m at race pace – over and over.”

By Sam Burke, Runner's Tribe

“My bottom end speed is usually pretty good, so like 200s, 300s,...

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Robby Andrews Wins First USA 1500m Title

June 24, 2017

Jenny Simpson four-peats in Sacramento; third place surprises for London World Championships qualifier

From David Monti, @d9monti
© 2017 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – With mid-afternoon temperatures inside of Hornet Stadium hovering at about 100F / 38C, Robby...

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Matt Centrowitz Q&A

June 01, 2017

I started out wanting to be a quarter Miler... Then I realized that wasn’t happening so I moved over to the Mile with Jim Ryun and Marty Liquori being the guys I admired.

By Gary Cohen

Matt Centrowitz is a two-time U.S. Olympian in the 1500 meters in 1976 in Montreal, Canada, and in the 5000...

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Centrowitz returns to Hayward Field for Bowerman Mile

May 09, 2017

Centrowitz will have to be on his game to come away with a victory. Of the 18 race entries announced Monday, seven have personal bests better than Centrowitz’s 3:50.53.

By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard

Matthew Centrowitz made history last summer when he became the first American in more...

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Olympic Champion Centrowitz Still Learning How to Race

April 11, 2017

This year, in my eyes at least, there is a bigger emphasis on running fast. I think the Worlds will take care of themselves.

By Jon Hendershott, Track & Field News

He may be the Olympic gold medalist in the metric Mile, but Matthew Centrowitz admits he is still learning how to run the 1500.

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Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz ready for the chase

April 07, 2017

"That Mile time by Alan Webb is pretty steep. I don’t think anyone’s run faster since, so obviously a testament of how good that record is.”

By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard

Matthew Centrowitz was all about winning an Olympic medal in 2016 and geared his training and schedule to achieve...

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