February 07, 2021
"At this time I really don't know what [Olympic Trials] event I'm doing - the 1500m or the 5K."
By Dave Hunter, RunBlogRun.com
A favorite, albeit shopworn, expression is "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." It is a saying that can be witnessed and validated in many walks of...
December 22, 2020
Longstanding women’s U.S. indoor Mile record shattered; 11th U.S. high schooler sub-4; two outdoor Masters age group world records; COVID-19 causes cancelled events, limited racing year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
The main storyline of 2020 was obviously the COVID-19 pandemic and its...
May 11, 2020
“I definitely have more fun with the 1500 and the Mile. That’s what I would prefer to do..."
By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News
Call it a long, loooong weekend. Or “there’s no place like home.” It’s the story of Mile star Elle Purrier’s spring at her family’s dairy farm in northern...
February 08, 2020
O’Hare wins men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile for the second time in three years
Summary by BBTM with support from Nick Nicholas, The Armory
NEW YORK – On Saturday afternoon at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center, the athletes delivered an outstanding, historic 113th Millrose Games. In the...
January 23, 2020
German Olympian to face formidable field including American stars Elinor Purrier & Nikki Hiltz and Canadian Gabriela DeBues-Stafford at The Armory; live national NBC broadcast
NEW YORK – Defending champion and World Championship medalist Konstanze Klosterhalfen of Germany, 2018 NCAA...
December 20, 2019
Longstanding indoor and outdoor Mile world records broken; Herrera & Kampf BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions and more BBTM Effect!
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
The Bring Back the Mile campaign was launched in January 2012 to elevate & celebrate the storied distance, and over the past 8...
October 18, 2019
“She really shows you that no matter where you grow up you can achieve your dreams if you work for them."
By Ruthie Laroche, St. Albans Messenger
RICHFORD — Elle Purrier, fresh from competition at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, spoke to runners from MVU, Enosburg, Fairfax, and...
September 10, 2019
“She’s not scared of doing hard work. There’s no drama with her, you know? She’s like, ‘What are we doing today?’ You tell her what we’re doing. And she just does it."
By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World
In the past three months, Elinor Purrier has set PRs in the 800, 1500, Mile and 5000...
September 08, 2019
In thrilling finishes, Jenny Simpson breaks event record by clocking 4:16.1 to edge Elinor Purrier, while Willis wins in photo-finish over Chris O’Hare & Sam Prakel; event & world record 9,275 participants raced across the 24 heats at the world’s most iconic road Mile
NEW YORK –...
July 19, 2019
It’s a lifestyle, so having all the factors come together to be able to stay in shape for a long time and stay healthy and do well is my ultimate goal.
By Johanna Gretschel, FloTrack.org
The most decorated athlete in University of New Hampshire history transitioned smoothly into the...
July 03, 2018
“Now it’s a different atmosphere because it’s my job. I think that a lot of things are going to change as a professional runner..."
By Nick Stoico, Monitor staff
After graduating in May as the most decorated athlete in University of New Hampshire history, Elinor Purrier turned pro by signing...
April 03, 2018
UNH's Elinor Purrier says farming has taught her to be resilient. “It’s taught me life isn’t a piece of cake, it’s going to throw a thousand challenges at you at once.’’
By Stan Grossfeld, Boston Globe Staff
MONTGOMERY, Vt. — After Elinor Purrier won the Mile in the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track &...
March 11, 2018
New Mexico Lobo defends, while Purrier edges Jones at the tape for first national crown
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Redemption.
Look at the results of the Mile finals at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships and you’ll see that New Mexico’s Josh Kerr and New...