Millrose Games

The Millrose Games is an annual indoor athletics meet (track and field) held each February in New York City. They started taking place at the Armory in Washington Heights in 2012, after having taken place in Madison Square Garden from 1914 to 2011. The games were started when employees of the New York City branch of Wanamaker's department store formed the Millrose Track Club to hold a meet. The featured event is the Wanamaker Mile.

Mile News Tagged Millrose Games

Wanamaker Mile Legend Coghlan Returns to NYRR Millrose Games

February 07, 2018

“In terms of the crowd participation (The Armory was sold out to its 5,550 capacity) and the noise I heard, standing in the middle of that arena there as they ran that NYRR Wanamaker Mile, it was exactly the same (as Madison Square Garden.)"

By Elliot Denman for The Armory Track

“The NYRR...

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O’Hare, Quigley win close Wanamaker Mile races

February 04, 2018

First-time champions at historic indoor race hold off challengers to claim trophies

By Athletics Weekly

Chris O’Hare won the prestigious Wanamaker Mile at the 111th NYRR Millrose Games, becoming the first British man since John Whetton in 1965 to claim victory in the race.

Clocking 3:54.14,...

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Nick Willis Looks Back at Wanamaker Mile, Seeks First Title This Year

February 01, 2018

"I’m returning once again to the Armory for my 20th race in New York City. It’s really hard to believe that I’ve raced so many times in one city, but New York truly has become a home away from home during my running career."


On Saturday, February 3, 2018, two-time Olympic medalist...

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Is this Nick Willis’ last, best chance for Wanamaker Mile title?

January 12, 2018

Sixth time a charm for two-time Olympic 1500m medalist at upcoming Millrose Games?

By Chris Chavez, Citius Mag

The 2018 Wanamaker Mile fields were released on Tuesday and the headlining match up from the New York Road Runners’ press release was Eric Jenkins defending his title against Nick...

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Soratos navigates tumultuous pro year

February 18, 2017

“I’m definitely more comfortable and I’m more confident in races and my ability, how they are run and how I need to run it."

By Michael Appelgate, Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Living in picturesque Big Bear Lake, California and descending the San Bernardino Mountains paints an exciting picture for...

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Carleo sets Port track Mile record

February 15, 2017

"It’s pretty cool that the records go from Carleo to Carleo, and I know that Nick is very proud of Jack’s accomplishments.”

By Connor Whooley, Daily News

Newburyport’s Mile record has changed hands, but it didn’t go too far.

With a time of 4:13.17, Clipper senior Jack Carleo took the record...

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Matthew Centrowitz Sets Sights on Winning Worlds, Racing Longer Distances at Next Two Olympics

February 13, 2017

“Obviously I would like to get back on the podium. And I would like to win the World Championships. I have to get more fit, get back to training after this indoors season and raise my training up another level.”

By Lynn Rutherford,

NEW YORK -- The buzz started as soon as Matthew...

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Magic of the Mile remains contentious debate

February 27, 2016

An audience that cares about the outcome and understands how to measure success is what ‘Bring Back the Mile,’ a growing movement in America, wants to see much more often.

By Kerry Gillespie, Toronto Star Touch

It comes right after the U.S. national anthem and many spectators don’t bother...

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Drew Hunter Again Breaks High School Indoor Mile Mark

February 23, 2016

“He’s not afraid of anything, and he’s just a ferocious competitor. I think his mental strength is extraordinary.”

By Lindsay Crouse, New York Times

Drew Hunter broke his national high school indoor Mile record at the Millrose Games on Saturday in an event that proved to be as much a...

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Centrowitz, Rowbury Retain Wanamaker Mile Titles

February 20, 2016

“You’re never going to achieve any goals if you don’t put yourself out there.”

By Ken Belson, New York Times

The Wanamaker Mile is always the fitting finale of the Millrose Games, the country’s premier indoor track meet, and this year’s showdown between Matthew Centrowitz, the reigning...

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