Mile News Tagged Bernie Montoya

ASU Miler Bernie Montoya back after career-threatening heart scare

September 24, 2015

The 2012 adidas High School Dream Mile champ (4:01.32) ran unattached last Friday at the Dave Murray Invitational in Tucson and placed third overall with a time of 21:44.00 on the 4.25 mile course.

By Jeff Metcalfe, AZ Central

Bernie Montoya is running in a race Friday for the first time in...

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Not breaking 4 minutes in Mile a possible blessing for ASU’s Bernie Montoya

September 09, 2013

"The fire is still growing inside, and I still want to prove myself. I’m more driven than in high school."

By Jeff Metcalfe, Arizona Republic

In the long run, Bernie Montoya might be better off for not breaking the four-minute Mile barrier while in high school.

He’s under somewhat less...

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High School Miler Bernie Montoya to Race in Greensboro

June 03, 2013

By David Reynolds, News & Record

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The top high school Miler in the United States is coming to Greensboro next weekend.

Fresh off clocking a 4:01.71 Mile at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore., senior Bernie Montoya of Yuma, Ariz., will compete at the New Balance...

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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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H.S. Boys Track: Pascack Valley’s Ben Malone Will Not Run in State Meet of Champions

May 12, 2013

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — When Ben Malone steps to the line in the Lou Lanzalotto Bergen Meet of Champions 800 on May 28, it will be the last individual race he runs in New Jersey in his high school career.

The Pascack Valley star, who set the Bergen County mile record two weeks ago when he finished...

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Bernie Montoya is a Success Story

March 01, 2013

Future Sun Devil is ‘well-liked’ by all, has broken records

By Richard Obert, AZcentral Sports

It catches Bernie Montoya off guard when a freshman runner at Yuma Cibola approaches him for a picture and autograph.

He smiles, signs and makes the kid feel like he is special.

“He’s that way...

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Bring Back the Mile Marks First Year

January 16, 2013

National movement to elevate and celebrate storied distance to expand beachhead in 2013; first-year anniversary contest ends Sunday, January 20, 2013

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (January 16, 2013) – On Friday, January 18, Bring Back the Mile, launched with a YouTube trailer video called “I am the...

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2012 U.S. Prep Milers Produce Greater Depth

June 21, 2012

Outdoor season continues U.S. trend of more top end Mile performances
By Bring Back the Mile

American prep Milers have had another banner year across the country as evidenced by the ESPN / Dyestat's Elite Rankings, which go back to 1999, and these rankings reveal for 2012:

  • GIRLS: four who...
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Montoya, Chapus Win Fast adidas Dream Miles

June 10, 2012

Deepest U.S. boys high school Mile ever - record 9 sub-4:05; and record three U.S. girls sub-4:40 in same race

By Brian Towey |

In a pair of historically deep Dream Mile races during Saturday's adidas Grand Prix at Icahn Stadium in New York, one champion had to be ready to overcome...

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