Mile News Tagged Andrew Wheating

Wheating hopes win at Portland Track Festival begins a return to form

June 17, 2014

"I was very naïve four years ago. I didn't know what I was doing. Now it's like I know what I'm capable of, I know what I can do and I want to show everybody."

By Aaron Kasinitz, The Oregonian

As Andrew Wheating crossed the finish line on the track at Lewis and Clark College on Sunday night,...

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Is Something Wrong with U.S. Milers?

June 19, 2013

A perfect storm of factors leads to a lack of fast 1500 meter times in 2013 for U.S. men

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

As runners line up for the first round of the men’s 1500 meters on Thursday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, none of them will have the "A"...

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Wheating Returns to Vermont for Some R&R

August 23, 2012

By Alex Abrami, Burlington Free Press

Back in Vermont for a brief vacation, two-time Olympian and Vermont native Andrew Wheating is unwinding at his parents’ lake house in Chittenden County.

There’s no dishwasher or internet access. Just seclusion — a perfect setting for Wheating to enjoy the...

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Olympic men’s 1500 meters: Matthew Centrowitz advances, Andrew Wheating eliminated

August 05, 2012

By Oregonian Sports

Former University of Oregon runners Matthew Centrowitz and Andrew Wheating met different fates on Sunday in the men's 1500 meter semifinals at the London Olympics.

Centrowitz, who trains with Alberto Salazar's Nike Oregon Project, summoned a surge on the final lap and...

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Wheating’s second shot

August 02, 2012

Vermonter gets another crack at Olympic dreams

By David Woods, USA Today

LONDON — Andrew Wheating says he’s not the wide-eyed, autograph-seeking tourist he was at his first Olympics four years ago. Neither is he the fearsome Miler who ran the world’s fourth-fastest 1500 meters two years ago.

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Wheating has another chance for stardom ... and not just in videos

June 27, 2012

By Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated

EUGENE, Ore. -- When the Olympic track and field trials returned four years ago to the home of Prefontaine, Bowerman, impossibly pointy evergreens and the ubiquitous swoosh after a 36-year absence, it was an 11-day celebration of a sport that is loved in many...

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Wheating on comeback trail

June 20, 2012

By Gary Horowitz, Statesman Journal

EUGENE, Ore. - Nearly three weeks removed from what he referred to as “rock bottom,” middle distance runner Andrew Wheating has turned his attention to the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials.

But will the former three-time NCAA outdoor champion at Oregon...

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Sweep in 1500 meters could mean bye-bye to beard for Vin Lananna

June 20, 2012

Olympics are on the line but there could be extra for Lananna’s runners

By Curtis Anderson, The Register Guard

Two months ago, at a “TrackTown Tuesday” function in Springfield, Oregon coach Vin Lananna was fielding questions about the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials which begin their...

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Andrew Wheating is chasing an Olympic berth

June 17, 2012

Sixth in an occasional series profiling U.S. Olympic hopefuls training for the Summer Games in London.

By Shira Springer, The Boston Globe

EUGENE, Ore. - The Friday morning quiet of Hayward Field is pierced by buzzing mowers and chatting groundskeepers. As they groom the U.S. track mecca, ...

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Andrew Wheating’s unlikely journey: From obscurity to Oregon to Olympics

June 12, 2012

By Jeffrey Martin, The Oregonian

WEST LEBANON, N.H. -- In a couple of weeks, Andrew Wheating will compete in the Olympic Trials in Eugene, attempting to make the U.S. team for the second time, running either the 800 or the 1500 with an eye on London, hoping to medal.

Dave Faucher will be...

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