Mile News Tagged Brenda Martinez


Resilience personified: Rio Olympian Brenda Martinez

November 23, 2016

Coach Vigil bases a lot of his training off Sebastian Coe’s training. Back in the day, Coach Vigil didn’t know much about the Mile, so he went to the UK to learn about the Mile.

By Runner's Tribe

Runner’s Tribe recently caught up with 2016 Rio Olympian, 2013 World Championships 800m bronze...

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Rancho Cucamonga celebrates Rio Olympian Brenda Martinez

October 22, 2016

“You are a shining example of what our community represents; you — and your parents — are to be commended for your contributions and reaching for your dreams.”

By Liset Márquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

RANCHO CUCAMONGA -- Olympic athlete Brenda Martinez is often asked one question when...

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Eccleston: That Wasn’t My Last Shot

August 08, 2016

“We wanted to take advantage of the fact that we knew I was in incredible shape. You can't always show it in the rounds because they're little more tactical. So it's nice to just go and see it on paper.”

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

The homestretch battle in the OT 1500 between ...

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Brenda Martinez driven to be a role model

August 04, 2016

"There’s more to life than just running. I’m starting to realize that more as I get older. Kids are looking up to me."

By Allan Steele, The Press Enterprise

The Brenda Martinez story is bigger than Brenda Martinez.

The 28-year-old former Rancho Cucamonga High and UC Riverside track star is...

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0.03 Seconds

July 27, 2016

But 0.03 seconds doesn’t have to define me. The joy I receive through running and the people involved far outweighs that fraction of a second.

By Amanda Eccleston

0.03 seconds is about the amount of time it takes to blink your eyes. It’s also the amount of time that separated me from becoming...

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With Husband’s Support, Brenda Martinez Takes Olympic Road Less Traveled

July 26, 2016

"Ever since then we reached out to Dr. Vigil, and him just giving us a hand, we didn't take it for granted, and it just changed everything in how we view things."

By Jonathan Crowl, ThePostGame.com

You call Carlos Handler in the middle of the afternoon. He's happy to talk -- but he and his...

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Exciting 1500 meter races close out U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials

July 11, 2016

Women's 1500m top 3 strongest in U.S. Olympic team history; Blankenship, Andrews and Martinez celebrate first Olympic berths; Centrowitz breaks Steve Scott's Olympic Trials meet record.

By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated

Less than half a second separated the third and fourth place finishers...

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BBTM 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Guide to the Metric Mile

July 10, 2016
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Martinez puts 800 crash behind her, turns focus to 1500 at U.S. Olympic Trials

July 06, 2016

“I’m not putting the blame on anyone. That’s how track is. We move on... I’m ready to bounce back.”

By Scott M. Reid, Orange County Register

EUGENE, Ore. – By the time Brenda Martinez sat down alone with a turkey sandwich and her four dogs Monday night in the house she and her husband/coach...

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Team USA Distance Runners Add Four Medals at Worlds

March 21, 2016

Centrowitz wins first international 1500m gold, Hill & Rowbury earn 3000m silver & bronze in front of sellout crowd in Portland.

By Ben DeJarnette, Runner's World

The American distance crew capped its impressive weekend with four more medals at the IAAF World Indoor Championships on Sunday,...

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