Mile News Tagged Brenda Martinez

Brenda Martinez’s USATF Indoor Championships title made all the sweeter after career’s rocky star

March 14, 2016

Martinez's first national title win in 4:08.37 was a breakthrough moment, a victory that validated her sacrifices to start her pro career and broke the spell of second place that stuck with her career since the 2009 NCAA championships.

By Andrew Greif, The Oregonian

The prevailing sentiment...

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Sub-4:20 Miler Brenda Martinez Has Big Goals for the Carlsbad 5000

March 20, 2015

“If I’m there in the final Mile or even the final quarter than I will be really excited."

By Duncan Larkin, Competitor Magazine

It’s a given that runners—no matter their ability or age–have to be tough. Let’s face it: this beloved sport of ours is a demanding one that requires Herculean...

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The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014

December 17, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...

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Simpson Delivers, McNamara Surprises on Fifth Avenue

September 13, 2014

Record 14 women break 4:30 in the same Mile race; 15 men go sub-4; world's largest road Mile draws 5,610 finishers who race down storied thoroughfare


NEW YORK – Jenny Simpson had all the momentum—and the pressure—when she lined up for the 2014 NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile late Saturday...

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Four Favorite Falmouth Mile Moments

August 14, 2014

Annual track event has produced fast and thrilling Mile performances over the past 19 years.

By Bring Back the Mile

While there have been a few more late-summer track Miles pop-up on the U.S. calendar recently, in 1995 the New Balance Falmouth Road Race had a novel idea - to run a...

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Martinez Unafraid to ‘Go After It’

June 19, 2014

"Going after it” means taking risks, accepting the possibility of failure to see how great a success is possible.

By Parker Morse,

The 2013 season, in which she won bronze at 800m at the IAAF World Championships, made Brenda Martinez the most successful U.S. woman at that distance in...

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Brenda Martinez Making Strides On & Off the Track

March 25, 2014

World Championships bronze medalist hopes to make some noise at the Carlsbad 5000

By Jay Paris,

Decisions, decisions, decisions.

Every runner has them and that includes the thousands taking to the streets on Sunday morning for the Carlsbad 5000.

That even goes for...

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Big Turnaround for U.S. Middle Distance Running

January 01, 2014

U.S. Milers winning medals and races, leading world lists and the best world-wide both genders combined

By David Monti, Race Results Weekly

At the 2003 IAAF World Championships in Paris, the United States put in a dismal performance in the middle distance events. With the Stade de France...

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Fifty Athletes of the Year by State

December 04, 2013

Six Milers top state picks led by 2013 World Championship medalists Matthew Centrowitz and Brenda Martinez

By Jesse Squire, Daily Relay

This is the time of year for Athlete of the Year awards. USA Track & Field is announcing theirs this week, Athletics Canada just announced their nominees,...

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Brenda Martinez’s Solo Act

December 03, 2013

2013 World Championships 800m bronze medalist and sub-4:25 Miler discusses post-collegiate career and working with legendary coach Joe Vigil

By Erin Strout for Running Times

A royal blue velvet box sits unassumingly on the coffee table. It's about the size of a postcard, and it's no different...

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