September 07, 2019
"I’d like to be remembered as someone who changed the sport for the better… but I would rather be remembered as a person who made the world a better place."
By David Jaewon, Tempo Journal
If you didn’t know who Craig Engels was, it would be hard to picture him as a professional runner, let...
August 11, 2019
“It’s something I do before I go to bed every night, watch a few videos so I can dream about it or something."
By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News
USATF 1500 champion Craig Engels has trained primed with motivation aplenty since the 2016 Olympic Trials. A 4th (800) and a 5th (1500) in the...
July 28, 2019
“Craig’s a fun guy… obviously with his appearance, it’s not your typical middle distance, distance running personality. I think it’s great. He brings a different spin to the event and to the sport.”
By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack
When Craig Engels was weighing his professional options coming...
May 29, 2019
Loaded field at 20th edition features six men with sub-3:50 Mile PRs including American Johnny Gregorek
From Prefontaine Classic
STANFORD, Calif. - On Sunday, June 30 at Cobb Track & Angell Field, the world’s best Milers will bring their rivalry to the Prefontaine Classic for the meet’s...
August 24, 2018
NIKE Oregon Project athlete returns to the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll on Saturday evening to defend his Ed Murphey Memphis Mile title
By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile
Craig Engels has been described as a wanderer. He has displayed one of the best mullets (and mustaches) that you'll come...
August 18, 2018
Connolly, Mariano victorious in Tommy Cochary High School Mile; $16,000 awarded in Open race
From Falmouth Road Race
FALMOUTH, Mass. – Three close finishes and a dominant victory by a local favorite highlighted the Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile and its companion Tommy Cochary High School Mile,...
August 15, 2018
Deep international fields also includes Olympians, past men's event champions and rising stars; $15,000 guaranteed prize purse
From Falmouth Road Race
FALMOUTH, Mass. - Defending men's champion Craig Engels and Rachel Schneider, fresh off a gold medal performance, headline the fields for the...
February 03, 2018
“There are marathons where you can win a ton of money, but this is the most I’ve ever seen for a Mile race.”
By Patrick Ferlise, Winston-Salem Journal
When former Reagan track star Craig Engels learned he would race today in the Camel City Elite for the first time in his career, the pro...
January 30, 2018
$9000 to Men’s Mile winner with facility record; $6000 per champion in 5 other events
From JDL Fast Track
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Camel City Elite races are set for Saturday, February 3 at JDL Fast Track. The first race is set to begin at 2:00pm, but spectators are urged to get there by...
December 21, 2017
Record prize money awarded exceeds $500,000, Blankenship & Lipari win BBTM Grand Prix Tour titles, one more U.S. HSer sub-4, the brothers Ingebrigtsen make history, greatest women’s Mile ever and more highlight year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
Since the Bring Back the Mile launch in...
November 29, 2017
International fields include Bishop-Nriagu, Chelimo, Cheserek, D’Agostino, Engels and Manzano; event record guaranteed prize purse exceeds $85,000
From JDL Fast Track
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has begun finalizing the fields for the 6th Camel City Elite indoor meet to be held in...
September 05, 2017
"And the crowd... it was like a Friday night football game. We're not really used to that.”
By John Varlas, USA TODAY Network
Nick Dwyer was the busiest man at the Christian Brothers High School track last Saturday. But when he got a chance to gather his wits and take a look around, he was...
August 20, 2017
Griffin, Connolly capture boys & girls Tommy Cochary High School Mile titles
By Jon Mettus, Cape Cod Times
FALMOUTH -- On Saturday evening, it was the newcomers who came out on top at the Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile at Falmouth High School with Craig Engels picking up his first professional win...
August 12, 2017
Craig Engels' famous hair-and-’stache combo in the running world has been chopped to benefit charity.
By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World
Craig Engels has long turned heads for his fast running—and his flowing locks.
At the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track Trials, he was fourth in the 800 meters...
July 14, 2017
When I pulled up on Matt Centrowitz, the defending gold medalist at the Olympics, I was like ‘OK, I got this.’
By Pat Price for Citius Mag
Craig Engels, the Ole Miss Miler with a mean mullet, recently signed a professional contract to join the Nike Oregon Project training group. He finished...
June 22, 2017
Rising U.S. Mile star sports an attention-getting mustache and mullet combination: “I feel like if I can bring something different to the sport then common folk will get into it.”
By Que'Taurus Certion, The DM Online
Craig Engels finished his career as an Ole Miss Rebel track runner as a...
June 07, 2012
By Mason Linker, Winston-Salem Journal
PFAFFTOWN, N.C. - Craig Engels of Reagan, who has become one the nation's top prep middle-distance runners over the past 18 months, will end his high school career Saturday in New York City.
He will be among 14 high-school-age runners invited to compete...