Mile News Tagged Ben Saarel


Mile maintains mystique for Ben Saarel, CU runners

February 08, 2017

"Once people around the nation see these (Mile) times in the morning, my phone is going to be ringing off the hook with people wanting to come race here."

By Mike Sandrock, The Daily Camera

3:55, 3:56, 3:57...

The clock at the end of the Sklar Family Track's south straightaway on the...

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Saarel Runs a Dream Race in New York

May 29, 2013

High school athlete of the week

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Athlete: Ben Saarel
Year: Senior
School: Park City High School
Location: Park City, UT
Mile PR: 4:02.72
3200m PR: 8:45.74         

Ben Saarel (right, PhotoRun), a senior at Park City High in Utah and last Saturday’s Dream...

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Park City senior Ben Saarel wins adidas Dream Mile against nation’s best

May 25, 2013

Greatest middle-distance and distance runner ever to come out of Utah produces 56 second final lap in New York City

By Doug Robinson, Deseret News

Ben Saarel, a senior at Park City High, capped off perhaps the greatest season ever produced by a Utah track and field athlete Saturday afternoon...

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Dreamin’ Up the Dream Mile Scenarios

May 22, 2013

By Christopher Chavez, Flotrack

One of the greatest high school boys races could be run on Saturday at the 2013 adidas Grand Prix in New York City with 14 runners looking to make history as the next members of the Sub-4 Mile club. Mitch Kastoff and Chris Chavez have given thought to some of the...

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Adidas Dream Mile Draws Six High School Athletes Ranked #1

May 07, 2013

Outstanding boys and girls Mile fields, including defending champion Bernie Montoya, expected in New York City on Saturday, May 25

NEW YORK – Nearly two dozen of the top high school athletes in the country – including six distance athletes ranked #1 in the United States – are now set for the...

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