Mile News

Catching Up with Florida State’s Amanda Winslow

April 25, 2013

By Scott Bush,

After a phenominal indoor season, which saw her finish second in the Mile at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, Florida State senior Amanda Winslow is poised for another big outdoor track season. As one of the senior leaders of the always strong Florida State program, Winslow has high hopes for herself in her final collegiate season. We caught up with the Georgia-native, discussing her goals for this season, why Florida State is such a strong program and reflect a little bit on her favorite moments as a Seminole.

Scott Bush (SB): You were seventh at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the 1500m last spring, then came into the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships and finished second in the Mile, just behind Emma Coburn and well ahead of the rest of the field. What did your indoor campaign tell you about your fitness and what are your expectations this outdoor season?

Amanda Winslow (AW): My indoor season proved that I am in the shape my workouts have been telling me. It certainly raised my expectations for this outdoor season. I hope to lower my 1500 PR again and be a contender for the 1500m title.

Continue reading at:

Tags: amanda winslow (2)

Facebook Comments

Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

Become a Mile Maniac member or a BBTM sponsor today! Join us, and go Mile!

Join Us

Thanks for joining the movement and being a Mile Maniac. We'll keep you up to-date with our Mile wires as well as exclusive contests and opportunities. Help us spread the word by sharing our site and joining us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!