Mile News Tagged Nyrr 5th Avenue Mile

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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Jenny Simpson, Nick Willis Win 2015 5th Avenue Mile

September 14, 2015

“I hope it’s been fun for everyone [to watch] because it’s really hard, really stressful, but I think it’s good for our sport to have [Shannon and I] facing every weekend and battling it out".

By Chris Lotsbom, Competitor

Experience reigned supreme here at the 35th running of the NYRR 5th...

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Champions Lead Star-Studded Field in the World’s Most Iconic Road Mile: the NYRR 5th Avenue Mile

September 08, 2015

2014 defending champion Jenny Simpson joins past winners Shannon Rowbury, Matthew Centrowitz, Nick Willis, and Bernard Lagat in event to be televised live on WABC-TV, Channel 7 and ESPN2 from 1:00 to 1:30pm on Sunday, September 13.

6,000 runners are expected to run past thousands of supporters...

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