Mile News Tagged Mikey Brannigan


The Unstoppable Star: Mikey Brannigan

January 27, 2017

The first person with autism to break 4 minutes in the Mile shows no signs of stopping.

By John Hanc, Runner's World

He’s been profiled on ESPN, on NBC News, and in the Wall Street Journal in the last year alone. But perhaps the apogee of Mikey Brannigan’s career came in September, when he...

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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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Mikey Brannigan Wins Paralympic Gold Medal

September 13, 2016

The teen runner with autism won the 1500 meters after leading the entire race in Rio de Janeiro.

By Erin Strout, Runner's World

Mikey Brannigan topped off a stellar 2016 track season on Tuesday with a Paralympic gold medal in the 1500 meters in Rio, where he led the race from beginning to...

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Mikey Brannigan: Running for Gold at the Rio Paralympics

September 06, 2016

"Mikey wants to inspire all kids to participate in any athletic sport, and wants to continue to be a role model for other people with autism—to show them that there are no limits.”

By Sheri ArbitalJacoby, Great Neck Record

His Facebook page is filled with photos from graduation, the beach and...

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Teen Runner with Autism Shatters 4:00 Mile Barrier

August 09, 2016

Mikey Brannigan sets a Paralympic world record for the T20 classification.

By Alison Wade, Runner's World

At the Sir Walter Miler meet on Friday, August 5 in Raleigh, North Carolina, 19-year-old Mikey Brannigan finished seventh in the Mile, clocking 3:57.58 to smash his previous personal...

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