Mile News Tagged Olympic Trials


Q&A: Leo Manzano

February 03, 2017

I think when it comes down to it, I just love to compete. And there’s something about championship-style races. There’s also something to be said about when it’s time to line up... I think that that’s what takes me to the next level.

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

2016 was a rough year for ...

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Baby Steps (literally & figuratively)

January 30, 2017

From a personal standpoint, I have to say that 2016 was, without a doubt, the BEST for me.

By Sarah Brown, AthleteBiz

Well it’s a new year! So new year means new goals, new perspectives and a fresh outlook for the future. Right? Right!

From a personal standpoint, I have to say that 2016...

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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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A Racing Season in Review: Heather Kampf

December 21, 2016

Three-peat BBTM Grand Prix Tour champion's 2016 Olympic Trials learning experience and “there is no final destination” for her career.

By Justin Kruse, MinneapolisRunning.com

Recently, I had the chance to sit down and talk with Team USA Minnesota athlete and Queen of the Road Mile, Heather...

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Three Races That Have Shaped My Running Career

October 07, 2016

These three races don’t stand out as physical accomplishments; instead they each reflect a mental breakthrough and turning point.

By Amanda Eccleston

Every so often a race leaves a lasting impact on you that’s far more than just a good time or a nice win. Over the past 14 years of my running...

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Eccleston: That Wasn’t My Last Shot

August 08, 2016

“We wanted to take advantage of the fact that we knew I was in incredible shape. You can't always show it in the rounds because they're little more tactical. So it's nice to just go and see it on paper.”

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

The homestretch battle in the OT 1500 between ...

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0.03 Seconds

July 27, 2016

But 0.03 seconds doesn’t have to define me. The joy I receive through running and the people involved far outweighs that fraction of a second.

By Amanda Eccleston

0.03 seconds is about the amount of time it takes to blink your eyes. It’s also the amount of time that separated me from becoming...

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With Husband’s Support, Brenda Martinez Takes Olympic Road Less Traveled

July 26, 2016

"Ever since then we reached out to Dr. Vigil, and him just giving us a hand, we didn't take it for granted, and it just changed everything in how we view things."

By Jonathan Crowl, ThePostGame.com

You call Carlos Handler in the middle of the afternoon. He's happy to talk -- but he and his...

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Staten Island claims Rio Olympics-bound Robby Andrews as own

July 22, 2016

He was born here… as a pre-teen Andrews also spent plenty of summer hours literally running around Susan Wagner and New Dorp High Schools while his dad was one of the directors of the Big Apple Games.

By Cormac Gordon, SIlive.com

Robby Andrews is going to the Rio Olympics.

The 25-year-old...

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Matthew Centrowitz continues his family legacy with 1500 meter win at U.S. Olympic Trials

July 19, 2016

“Kind of a cool stat was that his first team he made, he finished second, and his second team he won as well. Just another reason for me to follow in his footsteps. Like father like son.”

By Jarrid Denney, Daily Emerald

Coming into the U.S. Olympic Trials 1500 meter final, each of the men in...

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