Mile News Tagged Will Leer


Double Olympic medalist Nick Willis content as he kicks off season with victory

April 20, 2017

"I didn't feel as easy as I have when I've won this before. The turnover was there, but holding the speed I was struggling a little bit the last 50. I don't have that speed endurance [yet] but I'm not too worried."

By Marc Hinton, Stuff

After nearly eight months since he last raced in anger,...

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Fastest Married Couple Mile PR Combo

October 25, 2016

Top 10 talented track tandems span over a 30-plus year period

By Bring Back the Mile

The recent marriage of top Mile athletes Aisha Praught & Will Leer prompted BBTM to compile a list of the fastest married couples in the Mile. Sitting at the top of the talented tandems are three-time U.S....

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5 Steps to Running Your Fastest Mile

June 04, 2015

U.S. champ Miler Will Leer leads the way to your next PR

By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine

"There is nothing like standing on the start line of the 1500 meters. It always will be the blue ribbon event. It is the last day. The stadium is full. Everybody is watching. You feel like a...

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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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Lagat, Cain Headline NYRR Wanamaker Mile 2015

February 02, 2015

108th NYRR Millrose Games, set for Saturday, Feb.14, draws stellar international fields with past champions for storied race

NEW YORK — Eight-time champion Bernard Lagat of Tucson, AZ, and New York native and defending champion, Mary Cain, 18, of Portland, OR, will star in the NYRR Wanamaker...

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Leslie, Rowbury Smash Records at Camel City Mile

January 31, 2015

Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 opens with a bang, bang at first stop; five men also go sub-4

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – With the lights turned low, the music loud, an energetic crowd and ready-to-race athletes, the 3rd Camel City Elite Miles at the...

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Top Mile Fields Expected at Camel City Elite

January 19, 2015

Event record $40,000 in prize money and bonuses available for indoor events on Saturday, January 31

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has released the final roster of professional athletes who will be competing for an event record $40,000 in prize money and bonuses. Camel City Elite will be...

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2014 BBTM Top 4 Website Lists

December 30, 2014

Cain to Zamperini and more attract Mile fans!

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

As 2014 comes to a close we took a look at our website traffic to see what news articles and athletes reigned supreme. Since our launch in January 2012, the bringbackthemile.com website traffic has grown every...

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The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014

December 17, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...

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Camel City Elite Adds Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano

November 20, 2014

$15,000 guaranteed prize purse draws deep field to indoor Mile events on January 31, 2015

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has announced that 2012 Olympic 1500m silver medalist Leo Manzano has been added to the field for the Camel City Mile presented by Salem Sports set for Saturday,...

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