Mile News Tagged Ben Blankenship


Final fields set for 2018 Sir Walter Miler

August 01, 2018

Deepest prize money to-date with $5000 in guaranteed money plus $15,000 in bonus incentives at 5th edition

From Sir Walter Running

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sir Walter Running has announced the final Elite fields for the 2018 Sir Walter Miler. The field consists of multiple Olympians, World...

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Osika, Domanic Win 7th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 20, 2018

Evening downtown Pittsburgh road race offered a $30,000 prize purse; third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018

From P3R

PITTSBURGH –  At the 7th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh, the pro races ended in two thrilling finishes as Shannon Osika of Ann Arbor,...

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Deepest Event Fields Expected at 5th Sir Walter Miler

July 14, 2018

Five Olympians, three past champions and rising stars ready to race at Raleigh summer tradition

From Sir Walter Running

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sir Walter Running has announced its deepest elite fields to-date to compete at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler. The 5th event edition returns to its standard...

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2018 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Attracts Its Deepest Field

July 12, 2018

Six sub-4:30 minute women’s Milers, 10 sub-4 minute men’s Milers to compete for $25,000 Open purse with $5000 for each race champion on Friday evening, July 20 in downtown Pittsburgh; third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – The GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday...

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Catching Up with Ben Blankenship

July 11, 2018

I can't wait to return to the Liberty Mile! From the course to the crowd, the event management team and sponsors to my competitors, it is always one of the highlights of my racing season. Pittsburgh is a great place to run.

From GNC

Rio Olympian Ben Blankenship is a current co-world record...

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Defending Champ Ben Blankenship, Top U.S. Miler Amanda Eccleston Headline GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 05, 2018

Friday, July 20 night time Mile race in The City of Champions offers a $30,000 prize purse; third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – Defending champion Ben Blankenship and top U.S. Miler Amanda Eccleston headline a deep field of professional runners at this year’s GNC...

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Bowerman Mile Slugfest Expected at Pre Classic

May 11, 2018

Kenyans Elijah Manangoi & Timothy Cheruiyot headline field plus three fastest Milers in Pre history, topped by two-time Bowerman Mile winner Ayanleh Souleiman – whose meet record of 3:47.32 is the fastest ever on U.S. soil.

EUGENE, Ore. – The world’s top two current Milers will bring their...

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Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour Announces 2018 Schedule

February 13, 2018

5th Tour edition with 5 stops offers total Tour prize purse of more than $110,000; Grand Blue Mile opens 2018 racing season on Tuesday, April 24 in Des Moines; Running Warehouse’s fan engagement online contest again tied to each Tour event

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the...

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O’Hare, Quigley win close Wanamaker Mile races

February 04, 2018

First-time champions at historic indoor race hold off challengers to claim trophies

By Athletics Weekly

Chris O’Hare won the prestigious Wanamaker Mile at the 111th NYRR Millrose Games, becoming the first British man since John Whetton in 1965 to claim victory in the race.

Clocking 3:54.14,...

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NYRR Wanamaker Mile Draws Top International Field

January 09, 2018

Two past race champions and 11 Olympians expected at the Armory's New Balance Track & Field Center on Saturday, February 3

From NYRR

NEW YORK — Two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis will race for his first title in six attempts against defending event champion Eric Jenkins in the men’s field,...

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