Mile News Tagged Wanamaker Mile


Millrose Games’ glamour is diminished, prestige is not

February 20, 2016

“The Millrose Games has always been an institution in track & field, and the Wanamaker Mile is the marquee event.”

By Lindsay Crouse, New York Times

If athletes are talented enough to land a coveted spot in the 109th Millrose Games, the elite annual indoor track meet taking place Saturday in...

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NDSU senior Teschuk to run prestigious Wanamaker Mile in Big Apple

February 19, 2016

“The thing about Erin is even with an awe factor she likes to beat people, too. She'll look at Shannon Rowbury and think she doesn't look that much faster than me."

By Jeff Kolpack, Inforum

For the track and field junkie, this is about as cool of an invitation as a Mile runner can get. When...

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Philibert-Thiboutot to run storied Wanamaker Mile

February 05, 2016

Graham Hood, in 1995, is the only Canadian to win the world-famous indoor race at the Millrose Games in New York City

From The Canadian Press

When Charles Philibert-Thiboutot races the Wanamaker Mile, he'll be adding his name to one of track and field's greatest stories.

The 25-year-old...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2015

December 30, 2015

Two HSers go sub-4, record annual first sub-4 for U.S. men, NCAA coaches vote YES to run the Mile again at outdoor Championships, $365,000-plus record prize money, BBTM Grand Prix Tour and more highlight year for storied distance

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

To say the least, it was...

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The Gregoreks Join Exclusive Father / Son Sub-4 Club

February 19, 2015

To-date, only eight father / son combos have broken 4 minutes for the storied distance

By Bring Back the Mile

On February 14, 2015 at the venerable NYRR Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile, John "Johnny" Gregorek, Jr. (right) finished 10th in 3:57.47 for his first sub-4 minute Mile to join his...

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A Day of Mile Magic across America

February 17, 2015

Milepalooza 2015 showcased the appeal and excitement of the storied distance on Valentine’s Day

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

This past Saturday, February 14, 2015 was, in totality, one of the greatest days in Mile history, particularly indoors. Consider the following in a day of Mile...

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Centrowitz, Rowbury Win Wanamaker Mile Titles

February 14, 2015

Lagat shatters Masters (40 & older) Mile world record; near record 10 men go sub-4 indoors at 108th NYRR Millrose Games

By Jim Gerweck, Mile wire

NEW YORK – The Mile is generally considered to be the perfect race in the track & field canon because of its near-perfect symmetry. Four laps of...

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Cain finds balance between pro career, college

February 14, 2015

"I love the Mile. I feel that practically I'm a bit smarter in it, a lot more experienced. I also know that this is going to be a really fast race, a really good race."

By Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Sports

NEW YORK — Like most college students, Mary Cain's class schedule as a freshman chemistry...

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2015 NYRR Millrose Games: Wanamaker Mile cheat sheets

February 13, 2015

Defending race champions Will Leer, Mary Cain face stellar fields at The Armory; Masters world record for 8-time Wanamaker MIle champion and evergreen Bernard Lagat?

By Chris Chavez, Sporting News

While thousands will flock to the Barclays Center for NBA All-Star Weekend, the greatest feats...

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Edward Cheserek Returns to Armory for NYRR Wanamaker Mile

February 07, 2015

Cheserek should join the coveted sub-4 Mile club in his Armory homecoming at storied 108th Millrose Games.

By Doug Binder, ArmoryTrack.com

It’s been two years since Edward Cheserek raced at The Armory, and as much of a high school sensation as he was then, he’s even bigger now.

Cheserek...

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