Mile News Tagged Wanamaker Mile


Q&A with Kyle Merber

February 09, 2017

Gearing up for Millrose Games' Wanamaker Mile, training and being a New Yorker

By Paul Snyder, Citius Mag

I hopped on the phone with my friend and former teammate, Kyle Merber, to chat about his upcoming appearance in the Wanamaker Mile. I figured I’d write up a tidy little page-long...

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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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Legendary Coach Frank Gagliano Continues to Inspire

February 02, 2017

Three HOKA NJ*NY Track Club coached athletes entered in famed Wanamaker Mile at upcoming 110th NYRR Millrose Games

From NYRR

NEW YORK – If 55 years of coaching track & field have taught Frank Gagliano anything, it’s to keep going.

The legendary coach, now in his seventh year at the helm of ...

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Defending Champion Shannon Rowbury, Olympic Medalist Clayton Murphy Headline Wanamaker Mile Field

January 25, 2017

Signature event at 110th NYRR Millrose Games from The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center includes nine Olympians with live broadcast on NBC

NEW YORK — Three-time Olympian Shannon Rowbury will go for her third straight title in the NYRR Wanamaker Mile, while Olympic bronze medalist...

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Olympic Gold Medalist Matthew Centrowitz to Run in Paavo Nurmi 2 Mile at NYRR Millrose Games

January 23, 2017

Top field expected to challenge Centro on Saturday, Feb. 11 at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center

NEW YORK – Rio Olympic 1500 meters champion Matthew Centrowitz, already a three-time Wanamaker Mile champion, will turn his attention to the Paavo Nurmi 2 Mile at the 110th NYRR Millrose...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2016

December 28, 2016

Two more U.S. high school boys go sub-4, Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski; two historic Olympic 1500 medals won in Rio by Matthew Centrowitz (gold) and Jenny Simpson (bronze); $480,000-plus record prize money awarded; third BBTM Grand Prix Tour sets records and more highlight banner year

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Magic of the Mile remains contentious debate

February 27, 2016

An audience that cares about the outcome and understands how to measure success is what ‘Bring Back the Mile,’ a growing movement in America, wants to see much more often.

By Kerry Gillespie, Toronto Star Touch

It comes right after the U.S. national anthem and many spectators don’t bother...

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Centrowitz, Rowbury Retain Wanamaker Mile Titles

February 20, 2016

“You’re never going to achieve any goals if you don’t put yourself out there.”

By Ken Belson, New York Times

The Wanamaker Mile is always the fitting finale of the Millrose Games, the country’s premier indoor track meet, and this year’s showdown between Matthew Centrowitz, the reigning...

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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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