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Team Schumacher Wants to Make the Millrose Games a Habit

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 Matthew Centrowitz and Ciaran O'Lionaird to win the Wanamaker Mile in a personal-record time of 3 minutes 51.21 seconds in the Armory on Saturday.

Centrowitz was second in 3:51.34, and O'Lionaird of OTC/Eugene third in 3:52.10.

All three bettered the meet record of 3:52.87 set by Bernard Lagat in 2005, and the facility record of 3:53.92 set by Centrowitz last year.

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Tags: wanamaker mile (70) , millrose games (67) , matthew centrowitz (132) , lopez lomong (18) , jerry schumacher (8) , ciaran o'lionaird (3) , bernard lagat (35)

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