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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Run a Mile with Rankin: The Dream and the Return of the Mile

May 31, 2013

Jon Rankin serves as BBTM's California Captain for the state petition drive to replace the 1600m with the Mile at the High School State Meet. He will be providing occasional posts on his journey as the California Captain. Below is entry number #1 to kick off  the 2013 State Meet that begins this...

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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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Stellar Fields Set for Saturday’s adidas Dream Mile

May 21, 2013

Bernie Montoya to defend title; Will one or more high school boys break the coveted sub-4 minute Mile barrier?

NEW YORK – (May 21, 2013) – Twenty-eight of the top U.S. high school Mile athletes including defending champion Bernie Montoya are expected at the adidas Dream Mile to be contested at...

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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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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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Adidas Dream Mile Announces Top Prep Invites

April 10, 2013

By Aaron Rich, MileSplit

adidas Dream Mile 2013 top entrants

Bernie Montoya (AZ) was the race champion last year and boasts a personal record of 4:01.32, set while winning last year. Bernie recently ran a 3200m PR to finish as the runner-up at Arcadia in 8:47.07.

Andres Arroyo (FL) will be...

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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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