Mile News Tagged Tony Waldrop

With the upcoming NYRR Millrose Games, here are 10 things to know about the NYRR Wanamaker Mile

February 07, 2017

Bernard Lagat has the most Wanamaker Mile titles for men and Mary Decker and Regina Jacobs for women

By Stuart Lieberman, New York Road Runners

The NYRR Wanamaker Mile is the signature event of the NYRR Millrose Games, and this year’s race on Saturday, February 11 will include both Olympic...

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Mile Moment of the Month: McAfee’s 4-Minute Milestone

April 23, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

“Most everybody thought African-Americans were sprinters...I just never bought into that" - Reggie McAfee in a 2001 interview with the Cincinnati Enquirer.

McAfee, a Cincinnati, OH native and University of North Carolina alum became the first...

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Asheville’s Presson Runs a Magical Mile

June 04, 2013

North Carolina junior only third Tar Heel to run sub-4 minute Mile joining legends Tony Waldrop and Reggie McAfee

By Andrew Pearson, Citizen-Times

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Asheville High alum Isaac Presson has an honest assessment of last Saturday night.

It never should have happened.


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State Mile Guide: #2 Pennsylvania

March 13, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
Capital: Harrisburg
Motto: Virtue, Liberty and Independence

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a rich Mile history with the "State of Independence" hosting some of the fastest and most exciting Mile races in the United States. The historic Penn Relays...

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The Fun Miler: Former World Record Holder Tony Waldrop Reflects on His Storybook Career

April 29, 2012

In the mid-1970s, American middle-distance runner Tony Waldrop was lighting the track on fire. As a University of North Carolina senior, Waldrop set the world record for the indoor Mile, running a blazing 3:55.0 on February 17, 1974 in San Diego. Earlier that same year, he became the first man to...

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Some Hot Times in a Hothouse

June 18, 1973

Dave Wottle defends Mile title, sets NCAA Meet record of 3:57.1 and leads 7 others under 4 minutes in Baton Rouge

By Ron Reid, Sports Illustrated

As track meets go the 52nd NCAA Championships at Baton Rouge last week was certain to generate a bunch of new records. Not so much for athletic...

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