Mile News Tagged Barbara Huebner


Going Head to Head: Who is the Greatest Miler in History?

September 20, 2012

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News

Some of the greatest Milers in the world have won the Fifth Avenue Mile Presented by Nissan, which will be run for the 32nd time on Saturday. Sydney Maree, Steve Scott, Mary Slaney, John Walker, Peter Elliott, and Bernard Lagat are among those who have broken the...

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Centrowitz Breaks Into U.S. Top 10

August 24, 2012

By Barbara Huebner, New York Road Runners

Matthew Centrowitz set a huge personal best at Thursday’s Diamond League meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, and said that he’s not done yet.

“I still have a lot of racing left in me,” he said here after coming on strong in the last half-lap of the 1500...

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Jenny Simpson Rebounds from London

August 20, 2012

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

Given the high stakes and global visibility of the Olympic Games, it’s easy to think that the track and field season ends there. It doesn’t. The Diamond League resumed its 14-meet 2012 schedule on Friday, and right in the middle of it, trying to shake off...

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Birmingham, Uceny Win B.A.A. Mile

April 15, 2012

Groleau, Heffernan B.A.A. Scholastic Mile champions

By Jim O'Brien and Barbara Huebner

BOSTON - (April 15, 2012) - A field of elite male Milers - just five - lined up in near perfect conditions to contest the fourth B.A.A. Mile. Defending champion, Andy Baddeley from Great Britain, was not...

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