March 28, 2014
Two-time Olympic medalist ready to run in ‘World’s Fastest 5K’
By Kristian Ibarra, San Diego Union-Tribune
He ran in the Olympics, earning silver and bronze 1500m medals. He won gold at the World Championships.
Now, for the first time in his storied track & field career, Bernard Lagat...
January 08, 2014
107th NYRR Millrose Games adds new event to honor multi-Olympic champion and Mile legend known as The Flying Finn
From NYRR Millrose Games
NEW YORK - Finland's Paavo Nurmi was one of the greatest distance runners in history. An Olympic gold medalist in 1920, 1924 and 1928, Nurmi became known...
October 27, 2013
Olympic medalists and world class Milers Nick Willis and Bernard Lagat, 13th and 24th, respectively
By Erik Peterson for the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
BANDON, Ore. – Under rainless skies and calm winds, Rob Hogan of Ireland bested a field of 25 professional speed golfers to capture the title...
September 22, 2013
At 33rd edition, 16 men go sub-4 minutes and 12 women sub-4:30; more than 5,100 finishers race down famed thoroughfare
By Barbara Huebner, Marathon News Service
NEW YORK – For Nick Willis, it was a season marred by injury; for Jenny Simpson, it was another year on the medal stand and a...
September 12, 2013
Men’s and women’s fields will also include Olympians Bernard Lagat, Leo Manzano, Evan Jager, Shannon Rowbury and Morgan Uceny; Open prize purse $30,000 with $5000 for each race champion at 33rd edition
NEW YORK -- More than 15 Olympians and World Championships contestants will...
April 28, 2013
By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News
He is 38 now, but if Bernard Lagat has lost some speed on his fastball, the falloff is hard to detect. He set an American Record in the 2-Mile this winter (8:09.49), won the World Indoor 3000m title last year and missed a 5000 medal in London by a fraction...
February 21, 2013
By Ken Goe, The Oregonian
Jerry Schumacher, who coaches the elite Oregon Track Club/Portland training group, attended his first Millrose Games last weekend.
Now, he can't wait to go back.
"Great meet, great crowd," Schumacher said after watching Lopez Lomong of OTC/Portland nip favored ...
February 20, 2013
High School Athlete of the Week
By Marc Bloom, Running Times
Athlete: Edward Cheserek
School: St. Benedict’s Prep
Location: Newark, NJ
800m PR: 1:49.98
Mile PR: 4:02.21
2-Mile PR: 8:39.25
Edward Cheserek, the Kenyan from New Jersey, took care of business on two fronts...
February 18, 2013
Sheila Reid had Mary Cain join her on victory lap.
By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World
The headliners at Saturday’s Millrose Games at the Armory were, as usual, Bernard Lagat, who set a new American indoor two-Mile record of 8:09.49, and this winter’s biggest star and fan favorite, Mary Cain...
February 15, 2013
By Sara Germano, The Wall Street Journal
It goes without saying that to be a track champion, you have to be swift. But running pros will tell you that, especially for indoor races, it also helps to be short.
Dozens of Olympians and world champions will toe the line Saturday at the 168th...
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