Mile News Tagged Alberto Salazar


Track and Field News Interview with Matthew Centrowitz

March 12, 2013

By Jon Hendershott, Track and Field News

Top-rated U.S. Miler Matthew Centrowitz is in his second full pro season, now training with Alberto Salazar’s elite group in Portland.

The 23-year-old Maryland native is the son of ’76 Olympian Matt Centrowitz, who also made the ’80 team and set a 5000...

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Mary Cain Biggest Name for U.S. Indoor Championships

March 01, 2013

Meet runs Friday through Sunday in Albuquerque.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

The USA Indoor Track & Field Championships begin in Albuquerque today and extend through Sunday. In the middle-distance and distance events—the men’s and women’s 800, Mile, and 3000 meters—there are two main...

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Cain “Excited to See What I Can Do” in NYRR Wanamaker Mile

February 04, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

It didn’t take Mary Cain long to start looking ahead to the NYRR Wanamaker Mile.

“I know there’s going to be a lot of good competition,” said Cain on Saturday night, soon after obliterating the U.S. high school indoor record for two Miles at the New...

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Q and A: Galen Rupp, The New Magnificent Miler

January 28, 2013

By New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

BOSTON, Mass. - Galen Rupp on Saturday became the fifth-fastest indoor Miler in history—behind only Hicham el Guerrouj, Eamonn Coghlan, Bernard Lagat and Noureddine Morceli—when he ran 3:50.92 at the Boston University Terrier Invitational. Just 1.4 seconds...

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Alberto Salazar Is Coaching High Schooler and Mile Ace Cain

October 20, 2012

By John Brant, Runner's World

For Mary Cain, it began with a hero-worship photo-op at the Olympic Trials last June. For Alberto Salazar, it began later in the summer, when he watched a YouTube video on his laptop computer. From these seemingly humble seeds a potentially mighty tree has...

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Matthew Centrowitz, at 22, Gets Better and Better

September 24, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Matthew Centrowitz, 22, was the 2011 IAAF World Championships 1500 meter bronze medalist and placed fourth in the 1500 at the 2012 London Olympics. He set his 1500 meter personal best of 3:31.96 this summer. On Saturday, he won the Fifth Avenue Mile in New...

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