Mile News Tagged Adrian Martinez Classic


Runner just misses first sub-4 Mile

June 14, 2018

“This is my third year going after it, and I’m getting close. There’s no other pressures for qualifying or winning, so I can just have fun with it and go fast.”

By Andrew Dawson, Runner's World

As Charlie Marquardt did striders along the track before his Mile race at the Adrian Martinez...

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Breaking 4 minute mark in the Mile puts Ross in special company

June 08, 2016

“It worked out perfectly... I’ve got a weight off my shoulders now breaking that.”

By Bill Koch, Providence Journal

The 4 minute Mile remains one of those magical numbers in sports, a figure that sits alongside 50 home runs in a baseball season, 100 points in a hockey season or 1,000 yards...

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Top Fields Expected at Adrian Martinez Classic 2015

May 29, 2015

Robby Andrews headlines host of sub-4 athletes for Adro Mile; Violah Lagat to defend women’s Mile title on Thursday, June 4

From Adrian Martinez Classic

CONCORD, Mass. – The Adrian Martinez Classic track meet has announced outstanding High Performance entries for the seventh edition of the...

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A Triple Crown for the Mile?

June 08, 2014

“What track needs is to coordinate these events." - Alan Webb

By Toni Reavis

Even as California Chrome‘s bid for horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years came to a thudding halt in yesterday’s 146th Belmont Stakes, the outdoor track season swept into full summer swing last Thursday from...

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Rise and Grind: 3:58.73

June 06, 2014

"Immediately after finishing, I went up to the finish line official, put my hand on his shoulder, and asked, 'That was a full Mile, right?' I wanted to make sure it was real! He looked at me with a confused face and answered, 'Yeah….a full Mile.'"

BBTM Note: This is an excerpt from Eric Finan's...

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Finan, Lagat Win Adrian Martinez Classic Mile

June 05, 2014

World leading women's outdoor Mile time and thrilling finishes highlight memorial meet presented by HOKA ONE ONE

By Chris Lotsbom, RunnersWeb.com

With heavy rains coming to a halt mere minutes before the elites took to the track on Thursday evening, the Adrian Martinez Classic rose to new...

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Trio of Meets Celebrates the Mile & American Middle Distance Running

June 05, 2014

All three meets partnering with the Bring Back the Mile campaign to celebrate and promote the storied distance

By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Jim Ryun becoming the first high school boy to break the famed 4 minute Mile barrier. Timing 3:59.0 in...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Adrian Martinez Classic

May 29, 2014

Adding USA Milers Club High Performance races, the Adrian Martinez Classic in Concord, MA attracts top talent for an exciting community Track & Field "evening of Mile races for all ages and abiliites."   

By Bring Back the Mile

The Making the Most of Your Mile interview series is presented by...

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HOKA ONE ONE Becomes Presenting Sponsor of 2014 Adrian Martinez Classic

April 30, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE athlete and 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano headlines Mile race for June 5 meet

RICHMOND, Calif – HOKA ONE ONE, a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation, is pleased to announce the brand has signed on as Presenting Sponsor of the 2014 Adrian Martinez Classic, a meet that...

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A new East Coast High Performance opportunity announced for the 800m, 5000m and Mile

April 02, 2014

The first man sub-4 minutes in the Mile will receive $1000 bonus as well as the first woman under 4:30; HOKA ONE ONE event sponsor

CONCORD, Mass. - The Adrian Martinez Classic track meet has announced the incorporation of USA Milers Club High Performance races at 800m, 5000m and the Mile into...

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