Mile News Tagged Brenda Martinez

Martinez’s rise, shining season

September 25, 2013

2013 will forever be the year that Martinez’ potential blossomed into track and field prominence.

By Kathy Portie, Big Bear Grizzly

Brenda Martinez was tired. The Big Bear resident, fresh off a bronze medal finish at the World Track & Field Championships, decided to call it a season and take...

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A life spent running: Brenda Martinez

September 21, 2013

"Athletics saved my life.”; "I belong here and know I can run with these girls."

By SPIKES Magazine

If you wanted to create a textbook to give to parents about why their kids should take up athletics, then pay attention to the story of Brenda Martinez.

From “humble beginnings” in the...

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Brenda Martinez gets historic 800 bronze at World Championships

August 18, 2013

U.S. women finish third, fourth and sixth in 800 meter final in Moscow

By Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times

Brenda Martinez of Rancho Cucamonga on Sunday became the first American woman to win a medal in the 800 at the outdoor World Track & Field Championships, using a late kick to finish...

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A middle-distance relationship

August 14, 2013

Brenda Martinez has been coached by phone or email to become one of the best in the world in 800. Now she has a chance to win the first World Championship medal for a U.S. woman in the event.

By Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times

Brenda Martinez wasn't ready to give up her running career after...

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Simpson Earns First Diamond League Victory of Her Career – Wins Monaco 1500

July 19, 2013

Americans take 4 of the top 5 spots; 2013 USA 1500 champion Treniere Moser struggles and finishes last


MONACO – Reigning world champion Jenny Simpson of the U.S., who last year finished dead last in her semifinal heat of the Olympics, is officially back. She’s not just back,...

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Mary Cain’s World Champs Chances Just Improved

June 11, 2013

Top 1500 meter rival Brenda Martinez will focus on 800 at USA Outdoor Championships in Des Moines

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Yesterday, Brenda Martinez composed the tweet heard 'round the American women’s middle-distance running world: “After speaking it over with my coaches. Decided...

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Brenda Martinez to Host Big Bear Altitude Training Camp

May 17, 2013

Five Riverside and San Bernardino County girls to be part of inaugural camp June 28-30 hosted by top U.S. Miler; "giving back in abundance"

On June 28-30 in Big Bear Lake, California, top U.S. Miler Brenda Martinez (right, PhotoRun) will host a high school girls altitude training camp. Last...

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5 Questions with Brenda Martinez

April 24, 2013

By Pat Price, Daily Relay

Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we will pick the brains of people from all areas of the running scene. Today, we were lucky enough to catch up with Brenda Martinez. Follow Brenda on Twitter @bmartrun and check out her website for more information on her whereabouts...

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Willis, Martinez Kick to B.A.A. Invitational Mile Wins

April 14, 2013

By David Monti, Race Results Weekly

BOSTON – (April 14, 2013) – A chilly wind blew through Back Bay here this morning, but did little to deter Nick Willis and Brenda Martinez from winning their first B.A.A. Invitational Miles with powerful kick finishes. Their times were modest, 4:03.3 and...

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Local Runner Rubs Shoulders with Olympians in New York

September 25, 2012

By Cory Mull, The Patriot-News

For a day this past Saturday in New York City, Brian Fuller was among kings and queens of their sport.

He was bumping shoulders next to Track & Field Olympians like Leo Manzano and Matthew Centrowitz, two of America's best one-Mile prospects -- Manzano was the...

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