Mile News Tagged University Of Oregon


Greatest College Athlete of All Time? Cheserek Has 17 National Titles including Indoor Mile

March 15, 2017

The University of Oregon senior has climbed to second on the list of collegiate champions.

By John A. Kissane, Runner's World

Edward Cheserek of the University of Oregon won two events at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 10 and 11 in College Station, Texas, bringing his...

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Lake Braddock Mile star Kate Murphy commits to Oregon

October 14, 2016

Future Duck will now turn her focus to wrapping up her high school career on a high note.

By Dan Roth, The Washington Post

Lake Braddock senior middle-distance runner Kate Murphy on Tuesday announced via Twitter her plans to attend the University of Oregon. The three-time All-Met Athlete of...

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Oregon’s original sub-4 minute Milers honored before Prefontaine Classic

May 31, 2016

Sub-4 "is something you have on your resumé for the rest of your life."

By Lindsay Rossmiller, Run Blog Run

Prior to the only U.S. stop on the IAAF Diamond League in the western hemisphere, a group of former athletes familiar with Hayward Field met a block away from the Prefontaine Classic....

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Surviving Bowerman sub-4 Milers returning to the UO on May 27

May 17, 2016

“For years I’ve been thinking about how it would be really cool to have a reunion to get everybody who’s run a 4 minute Mile together in the same place at the same time, and so last summer I decided I was going to do it.” - Todd Bosworth, Oregon Track Club

By Damian Foley, Around the O

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Villanova’s Jordan Williamsz outkicks Edward Cheserek to win the Penn Relays 4xMile

April 26, 2015

Race tactics result in sit-and-kick race to help Nova take home the Penn Wheel

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Jordan Williamsz caught Oregon's kicking Edward Cheserek coming off the final turn of the men's college 4xMile Saturday at Franklin Field, and pulled away to give Villanova the victory at...

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Sub-16:00 4xMile Possible at Penn Relays

April 23, 2015

Oregon, Stanford and Villanova set to battle in the College Men's 4xMile Championship of America Invitational on Saturday

By Gordon Mack, FloTrack

We WILL See a Sub-16:00 4xMile! Here’s why…

One word. Villanova.

Let’s back-track a bit and dive deep into why Villanova is the reason for a...

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Another Record for Cheserek

February 20, 2013

High School Athlete of the Week

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Athlete: Edward Cheserek
Year: Senior
School: St. Benedict’s Prep
Location: Newark, NJ
800m PR: 1:49.98
Mile PR: 4:02.21
2-Mile PR: 8:39.25

Edward Cheserek, the Kenyan from New Jersey, took care of business on two fronts...

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Greene Graduate, Oregon Track Star Looking for Olympic Bid

February 20, 2013

By Kevin Stevens, Press Connects

That he would one day limbo beneath the virtual velvet rope separating mere accomplished milers from the bona fide elite had never been a dream for Chad Noelle, rather a matter-of-fact objective.

And now that a 3-minute, 59.57-second clocking is in his...

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Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict’s Prep Will Attend Oregon

February 16, 2013

By Jim Lambert, The Star-Ledger

Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict's Prep, the No. 1 high school distance runner in the nation and the best distance runner in New Jersey high school history, announced his eagerly anticipated college choice tonight.  

And the winner is Oregon!!!!!

He made his...

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4 Minutes with a Miler: AJ Acosta

August 14, 2012

Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, speaks to 8-time NCAA All-American and 3:53.76 Miler (FloTrack Video), AJ Acosta. A University of Oregon graduate, AJ and his Nation will toe the line as the top seed at the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in downtown Pittsburgh....

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