Mile News


Klosterhalfen ready to defend women’s Wanamaker Mile title

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

From NYRR

NEW YORK – Defending champion and World Championship medalist Konstanze Klosterhalfen of Germany, 2018 NCAA...

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Lyme Disease almost ended Robby Andrews’s career

January 22, 2020

What all runners need to know about the tick-borne illness and its treatment

By Gretchen Voss, Runner's World

In early June of 2018 pro middle-distance runner Robby Andrews was on fire. Was, unquestionably, at the top of his running game. The then-27-year-old had just run one of his fastest...

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The legacy of legend & Olympic champion Ron Delany

January 20, 2020

His gold at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics changed the way the world looked at Ireland.

By Garry Doyle, The 42

It was just a name; seven little letters, carved into stone yet etched into history. The tourist stood and stared at it, a couple of minutes passing before the chill of a Victorian...

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Dole Packaged Foods returns as presenting sponsor of Manzano Mile

January 17, 2020

Third edition offers $2600 prize purse and welcomes elites, kids, families, all ages and first-timers to run the iconic distance

AUSTIN, Texas -- The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour welcomes the return of Dole Packaged Foods as presenting sponsor. The Manzano Mile...

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