Mile News Tagged Wanamaker Mile


Mile Guide: Wanamaker Edition

February 13, 2013

By Bring Back the Mile

First held in 1908 and known as the Wanamaker Mile from 1926 on, the world famous Mile enters its second year away from the boards of Madison Square Gardens to the uber fast and energetic New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory. Named after Rodman Wanamaker, the...

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Oregon Track & Field Rundown

February 13, 2013

All eyes are on the Millrose Games, where Matthew Centrowitz will chase a record

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

The spotlight squarely is on the Wanamaker Mile in Saturday's Millrose Games.

Nike Oregon Project star Matthew Centrowitz is targeting the meet record on a day in which the Millrose...

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Grace on Fire: 5 Questions with Kate Grace

February 12, 2013

By Mario Fraioli, Competitor Group

Kate Grace is off to a hot start on the indoor track circuit this winter. The 24-year-old, who is sponsored by Oiselle and trains with Frank Gagliano’s New Jersey-New York Track Club, turned more than a few heads with an 8:55.06, second-place finish in the...

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Cain “Excited to See What I Can Do” in NYRR Wanamaker Mile

February 04, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

It didn’t take Mary Cain long to start looking ahead to the NYRR Wanamaker Mile.

“I know there’s going to be a lot of good competition,” said Cain on Saturday night, soon after obliterating the U.S. high school indoor record for two Miles at the New...

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Centrowitz, Lakhouad Win New Balance Indoor Grand Prix Miles

February 02, 2013

Wynne, Frazier high school Mile champions; NBIGP kick-off to the Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013
By Jim Gerweck, The Mile wire

BOSTON – (February 2, 2013) – When it comes to the Mile, the 2013 indoor track season has been thus far quite thrilling with Mary Cain’s U.S. high school record and...

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Bring Back the Mile Tour to Begin Saturday

January 30, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

The inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour, consisting of 13 events across the United States, will kick off on Saturday with men’s and women’s Miles at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston and the Camel City Indoor Mile in Winston-Salem, NC. Stop Number...

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Centrowitz Feeling Faster Than Ever This Winter

January 22, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

On a Skype call to a New York Track Writers’ luncheon this afternoon, Matthew Centrowitz said that his recent workouts “have been faster than anything I could imagine” coming out of college.

He added that his father—two-time Olympian Matt Centrowitz, a...

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NYRR & Millrose Announce Wanamaker Mile Fields

January 22, 2013

By Armory Track

After a victorious debut in the NYRR Wanamaker Mile at the 2012 Millrose Games, Matthew Centrowitz will return to defend his title this year on Saturday, Feb. 16. Centrowitz, who ran 3:53.92 last year, the fastest time ever in the Armory, will attempt to break Bernard Lagat's...

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Matthew Centrowitz, at 22, Gets Better and Better

September 24, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Matthew Centrowitz, 22, was the 2011 IAAF World Championships 1500 meter bronze medalist and placed fourth in the 1500 at the 2012 London Olympics. He set his 1500 meter personal best of 3:31.96 this summer. On Saturday, he won the Fifth Avenue Mile in New...

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Runner Leaves College, and Everyone Else, Far Behind in Wanamaker Mile

February 11, 2012

By Ryan Goldberg, New York Times

NEW YORK - At the 105th Millrose Games, which were held at the Armory for the first time on Saturday, Matt Centrowitz showed why he is considered one of the rising stars of American middle-distance runners with an electrifying victory in the Wanamaker Mile.

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