August 03, 2018
Five women and 13 men run sub-4:30 and sub-4 minutes respectively at the fifth edition.
From Sir Walter Miler
RALEIGH, N.C. – For the second year in a row, the Sir Walter Miler Women’s race was decided by a sprint down the home stretch. The race started out with Sara Vaughn going to the front...
December 22, 2013
Two-time Olympian, 3:51 Miler and Lost Boy of Sudan's story #19 on "50 Greatest Men’s Moments” of conference’s 50th anniversary celebration
By NAU Sports Information
No Big Sky Conference athlete’s story has received as much national attention in recent years than the journey of Lopez Lomong....
July 08, 2013
Centrowitz, Manzano, and Lomong will go to Moscow.
By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World
The confusing and somewhat nerve-racking matter of who will represent the United States in the men’s 1500 at the World Championships next month was resolved on Saturday after a fast race at Meeting Areva, a...
June 19, 2013
A perfect storm of factors leads to a lack of fast 1500 meter times in 2013 for U.S. men
By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World
As runners line up for the first round of the men’s 1500 meters on Thursday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, none of them will have the "A"...
May 03, 2013
By Terry Pace, UNA Communications and Marketing
FLORENCE, Ala. – South Sudanese-born Olympic track-and-field athlete Lopez Lomong – one of the so-called “Lost Boys of Sudan” – will be the guest speaker for the University of North Alabama’s spring commencement at 10:00am Saturday, May 11, at...
March 13, 2013
By Katherine Keel, Team USA
A hand roughly shook his shoulder as he heard the panicked whispers from his friends, “Wake up, Lopepe, we have to go NOW!” Though his legs felt like lead, the soles of his feet were bloody and he could barely walk, he began shuffling forward as fast as he could.
February 21, 2013
By Ken Goe, The Oregonian
Jerry Schumacher, who coaches the elite Oregon Track Club/Portland training group, attended his first Millrose Games last weekend.
Now, he can't wait to go back.
"Great meet, great crowd," Schumacher said after watching Lopez Lomong of OTC/Portland nip favored ...
February 16, 2013
Multiple records topple in the Armory Saturday night as high school phenom Mary Cain betters her own U.S. record, while Lomong and O’Hare take the storied race into new terrain.
By Duncan Larkin, Mile wire
NEW YORK – Under the bright lights and amidst the roaring of a sold-out crowd at the...
November 15, 2012
By USA Track & Field
INDIANAPOLIS - Lopez Lomong has been named the recipient of the Visa Humanitarian of the Year Award, USA Track & Field announced Thursday. Lomong will be honored on Saturday, December 1, at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Daytona Beach. Fla....
October 08, 2012
By Stephen Mazzone, MileSplit.com
Back in the fall of 2007, HBO aired a moving documentary about distance runner and U.S. Olympian Joseph “Lopez” Lomong. It told the story of the terrifying early life of the African native, who was kidnapped at the age of 6 by rebel soldiers of the Sudan People...
June 16, 2012
As part of USA TODAY Sports' "100 Olympic hopefuls in 100 Days" series, prospective U.S. Olympians give their thoughts on the Games in their own words.
By Karen Rosen, USA Today
Four years after Lopez Lomong carried the Star-Spangled Banner into the 2008 Olympic Opening Ceremony in Beijing,...
April 12, 2012
What does the Red, White and Blue mean to you? This is what it means to Lopez Lomong and the Tide campaign to honor the Olympic Spirit.
Lomong was a 2008 Olympian at 1500 meters and holds a personal best of 3:53.18 for the Mile. Lomong will look to represent the U.S. at the 2012 Olympics in the...