Mile News Tagged University Of Colorado

Mile maintains mystique for Ben Saarel, CU runners

February 08, 2017

"Once people around the nation see these (Mile) times in the morning, my phone is going to be ringing off the hook with people wanting to come race here."

By Mike Sandrock, The Daily Camera

3:55, 3:56, 3:57...

The clock at the end of the Sklar Family Track's south straightaway on the...

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CU to Honor Historic Rio Olympic Medalists Coburn & Simpson

September 27, 2016

Former NCAA champions for the Colorado track & field and cross country teams to be recognized at several events on Saturday, October 1

By Linda Sprouse, CU Boulder

BOULDER — University of Colorado will honor its two Olympic Bronze Medalists, Emma Coburn and Jenny Simpson, on Saturday, October...

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Getting to Know: Jake Hurysz, CU Mile record holder

April 08, 2015

"The goal was to break 4 minutes. The difference between 3:58.13 and 3:59.99 is pretty big, so it felt good to run a really fast time."

By Jake Wilkes,

Tell us about your background. How was your high school experience? What influenced you to get involved in running?

Jake: My...

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