Mile News Tagged Nyrr


Jenny Simpson Partners with New York Road Runners as Ambassador to New Youth Fitness Program

September 13, 2017

Since 1999, NYRR has offered free youth fitness programs, now serving 267,000 youth nationally, including 134,000 across New York City’s five boroughs

NEW YORK – New York Road Runners (NYRR) has announced that three-time Olympian and Team New Balance athlete Jenny Simpson has partnered with...

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NBC to Air Live Coverage of New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on Sunday, September 10

August 02, 2017

Broadcast to be presented in partnership with New York Road Runners and USA Track & Field; Olympic medalist and Team New Balance athlete Jenny Simpson to return in search of her record 6th event title!

NEW YORK – In partnership with New York Road Runners and USA Track & Field, NBC Sports Group...

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Olympian Jenny Simpson to Defend New Balance 5th Avenue Mile Title

July 21, 2016

Rio-bound and 5-time 3000m steeplechase national champion Emma Coburn to join her Team New Balance training partner; world’s most iconic road Mile race to be streamed live on USATF.tv and to include specialty heats for youth, seniors and NYPD / FDNY

From NYRR Media

NEW YORK — The most iconic...

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96-Year-Old Finishes His 16th Fifth Avenue Mile

September 16, 2015

Bill Benson completed the one-Mile race through Manhattan for the 16th time. He's on a quest to run 1,000 lifetime races.

By Kit Fox, Runner's World

Competition at the Fifth Avenue Mile in New York City became a little tougher this year when the 70-year-old age group ran in Bill Benson’s...

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Mile Moment of the Month: The Magic of the Fifth Avenue Mile

September 10, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

The Fifth Avenue Mile, contested on one of the world’s most famous thoroughfares, was the brainchild of New York Road Runners Club president and impresario Fred Lebow, and the debut event was run in 1981. The Mile...

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World Championships Medalist Matthew Centrowitz and Teenage Track Sensation Mary Cain to headline NY

January 29, 2014

Three-time Olympian Nick Willis and USA champion Morgan Uceny also among top competitors

NEW YORK — Moscow World Championships silver medalist Matthew Centrowitz and teenage track sensation Mary Cain will headline the NYRR Wanamaker Mile fields at the NYRR Millrose Games on Saturday, February...

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Connolly and Centro Bookend a Colorful Wanamaker History

February 14, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

Last year, New York Road Runners sponsored the men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile for the first time. Matthew Centrowitz took charge to win his professional debut at the distance in 3:53.92.

On Saturday night, Centrowitz will return to the New Balance Track &...

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Cabral Comes to NYRR Wanamaker on a Mile High

February 13, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

Donn Cabral was a track star at Connecticut’s Glastonbury High School, about two hours northeast of New York City. After that, he was a track star at New Jersey’s Princeton University, about an hour southwest. Never all that far from the Millrose Games, but...

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Cain “Excited to See What I Can Do” in NYRR Wanamaker Mile

February 04, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

It didn’t take Mary Cain long to start looking ahead to the NYRR Wanamaker Mile.

“I know there’s going to be a lot of good competition,” said Cain on Saturday night, soon after obliterating the U.S. high school indoor record for two Miles at the New...

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Bring Back the Mile Tour to Begin Saturday

January 30, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

The inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour, consisting of 13 events across the United States, will kick off on Saturday with men’s and women’s Miles at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston and the Camel City Indoor Mile in Winston-Salem, NC. Stop Number...

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