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2.18.19

How Elite Miler Shannon Osika Owns Her Mornings

The rising star from Michigan swears by plenty of Zs and a hearty...


2.9.19

Yomif Kejelcha just misses indoor world record at Wanamaker Mile

Konstanze Klosterhalfen won the women’s Mile in 4:19.98, the...


2.13.19

Ed Cheserek Runs On

World class athlete facing frustrating, complex process to obtain...


2.14.19

Tired of the marathon? Try the Mile!

“Training for a Mile, you get all sides of the spectrum. You train...


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How Elite Miler Shannon Osika Owns Her Mornings

February 18, 2019

The rising star from Michigan swears by plenty of Zs and a hearty breakfast

By Hailey Middlebrook, Runner's World

Shannon Osika is on a hot streak. Over the weekend, the 25-year-old former University of Michigan runner nailed a track personal record in the Wanamaker Mile at New York City’s...

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Tired of the marathon? Try the Mile!

February 14, 2019

“Training for a Mile, you get all sides of the spectrum. You train for speed and train for endurance."

By Andrew Gates, RunWashington.com

“I love the Mile,” said DC’s Henry Wigglesworth, who considers it his favorite race distance. The 61-year-old has fallen in love with the Mile after years...

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Ed Cheserek Runs On

February 13, 2019

World class athlete facing frustrating, complex process to obtain U.S. citizenship

By Matthew Futterman, New York Times

For years now, nearly a decade, Ed Cheserek’s path seemed obvious.

A gifted teenage runner from Kenya, he had become a high school sensation at St. Benedict’s Prep in...

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Yomif Kejelcha just misses indoor world record at Wanamaker Mile

February 09, 2019

Konstanze Klosterhalfen won the women’s Mile in 4:19.98, the fastest time in the world this season and Germany's indoor record

By Jordan Lauterbach, Newsday

Not even the rabbit could keep pace with Yomif Kejelcha. Then again, almost no one has run at the pace kept by Kejelcha Saturday...

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