Mile News Tagged Bernard Lagat


Bernard Lagat plans to make 2016 Olympics his last championship track meet

November 20, 2015

Two-time Olympic medalist and evergreen Masters Mile world record holder, 40, eyes 5th Olympic team berth for Rio 2016

By Kelyn Soong, The Washington Post

When James Li began recruiting Bernard Lagat in the spring of 1996 to come run for him at Washington State, he figured the young, talented...

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Champions Lead Star-Studded Field in the World’s Most Iconic Road Mile: the NYRR 5th Avenue Mile

September 08, 2015

2014 defending champion Jenny Simpson joins past winners Shannon Rowbury, Matthew Centrowitz, Nick Willis, and Bernard Lagat in event to be televised live on WABC-TV, Channel 7 and ESPN2 from 1:00 to 1:30pm on Sunday, September 13.

6,000 runners are expected to run past thousands of supporters...

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Ace Bernard Lagat: On running and the Mile

July 25, 2015

Multiple record holder and 13-time medalist Bernard Lagat on how to run the Mile, enjoying a glass of post-race wine and why the 100m doesn’t do it for him

From The Guardian

So Bernard, what have you been up to lately? I’ve been training hard since I came back from the U.S. trials. I’ve had...

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Grand Blue Mile Features ‘Dream’ Field of Running Royalty

April 06, 2015

Defending champions Manzano, Kampf to face formidable field including Lagat, Centrowitz, Leer, McNamara, Grunewald, Sifuentes and more; $30,000 overall prize purse for 6th edition

By Drake Athletics

Grand Blue Mile race officials today unveiled a prestigious field of invitational championship...

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A Day of Mile Magic across America

February 17, 2015

Milepalooza 2015 showcased the appeal and excitement of the storied distance on Valentine’s Day

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

This past Saturday, February 14, 2015 was, in totality, one of the greatest days in Mile history, particularly indoors. Consider the following in a day of Mile...

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Centrowitz, Rowbury Win Wanamaker Mile Titles

February 14, 2015

Lagat shatters Masters (40 & older) Mile world record; near record 10 men go sub-4 indoors at 108th NYRR Millrose Games

By Jim Gerweck, Mile wire

NEW YORK – The Mile is generally considered to be the perfect race in the track & field canon because of its near-perfect symmetry. Four laps of...

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2015 NYRR Millrose Games: Wanamaker Mile cheat sheets

February 13, 2015

Defending race champions Will Leer, Mary Cain face stellar fields at The Armory; Masters world record for 8-time Wanamaker MIle champion and evergreen Bernard Lagat?

By Chris Chavez, Sporting News

While thousands will flock to the Barclays Center for NBA All-Star Weekend, the greatest feats...

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Lagat, Cain Headline NYRR Wanamaker Mile 2015

February 02, 2015

108th NYRR Millrose Games, set for Saturday, Feb.14, draws stellar international fields with past champions for storied race

NEW YORK — Eight-time champion Bernard Lagat of Tucson, AZ, and New York native and defending champion, Mary Cain, 18, of Portland, OR, will star in the NYRR Wanamaker...

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Bernard Lagat: Master racer looks at 40

January 20, 2015

Multi-Olympic and World Championship medalist will "attack" 40-and-older Mile record at NYRR Millrose Games' famed Wanamaker Mile on Feb 14

By Cathal Dennehy, RunBlogRun.com

RunBlogRun #1: How did you find the race today?

Bernard Lagat: Conditions were tough, and I'm not too happy with the...

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New Master Lagat Still Wants to Be World Class

December 11, 2014

40 & older marks are second priority for two-time Olympic medalist and multiple U.S. record holder.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

In 2014, Bernard Lagat earned the silver medal at 3000 meters at the World Indoor Championships, kicked to another outdoor USA 5000 meter title,  and had a...

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