Mile News Tagged Peter Van Der Westhuizen

Past Champions Nick Willis, Morgan Uceny Headline B.A.A. Mile

April 17, 2014

Invitational races feature start/finish on Boylston Street at Boston Marathon finish line and $14,500 prize purse.

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced an elite field of Olympic Games medalists, returning champions and world class competitors for the 2014 B.A.A....

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Re:RUN San Diego Meet Preview

May 03, 2013

By Scott Bush, Runnerspace

One of the most unique presentations of a track meet this year takes place this Saturday in sunny San Diego. With general 5K and 10K road races taking place, leading into a four event, middle distance track showcase, Re:RUN works to bridge the gap between general road...

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Nick Willis Wins Mile at Drake Relays

April 28, 2013

By ONE Sport

New Zealand's Olympic 1500 metres silver medallist Nick Willis (right, PhotoRun) has won the Mile race at the renowned Drake Relays meeting in Des Moines, Iowa today.

He won in a time of 3 minutes 55.70 seconds, over 3 seconds clear of second placed American Miles Batty, who...

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Manzano to Highlight Mile Field at Kansas Relays

April 15, 2013

Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano gunning for Ryun's 36-year-old KU Relays Mile record (3:54.7).

By Kansas Athletics

LAWRENCE, Kan. – A collection of 12 of the nation’s top Milers have agreed to race in the prestigious Glenn Cunningham Mile at the 2013 Kansas Relays it was announced Monday...

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Olympic Games, World Championships Medalists Highlight B.A.A. Invitational Mile Field

April 05, 2013

Nick Willis (NZL) and Kalkidan Gezahegne (ETH) are top contenders; $14,500 prize purse at stake in the event, held on Sunday, April 14

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that an international field of elite athletes will compete in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile to...

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Camel City Indoor Mile Winner Cory Leslie Runs 3:57.81

February 04, 2013

Three Milers go under 4:00; North Carolina indoor record by Leslie; top collegian at 4:05

By Craig Longhurst, JDL Fast Track

WINSTON‐SALEM, N.C. – (February 2, 2013) – JDL Fast Track hosted its first ever elite Mile as part of the Hilton Garden Innvitational on Saturday, February 2, resulting...

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Camel City Indoor Mile Field Finalized

January 28, 2013

Top Milers compete for more than $4000 in prize money at the Hilton Garden Innvitational; collegians looking for NCAA qualifying marks

WINSTON‐SALEM, N.C. – (January 28, 2013) – JDL Fast Track today made their final announcement of the field for the Camel City Indoor Mile, to be held at JDL...

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Kisorio Kicks to Win Inaugural Solvang Mile

October 06, 2012

Debut event draws Mile Maniacs to Danish-centric California community

By David Monico, The Mile wire

SOLVANG, Calif. – (October 6, 2012) – Perfect race temperatures and a warm Danish community greeted the elite Men's Mile field toeing the line at The Solvang Mile on Saturday morning. At the...

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Solvang Mile

October 03, 2012

By John Zant, Santa Barbara Independent

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Bring Back the Mile is a national campaign to establish the Mile (as opposed to 1500 meters) as the preferred middle-distance running event. The four-minute Mile is still a gold standard among athletic achievements. Several men...

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Registration Open for Solvang Mile

September 27, 2012

By Willis Jacobson, The Santa Ynez Valley Journal

Registration is still open as the final details are being ironed out for the Solvang Mile, a fun run through the streets of Solvang that will take place Saturday, Oct. 6.

The race, which organizers are hoping becomes an annual event, will...

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