Mile News Tagged Camel City Elite


Craig Engels wins the fans at Camel City Elite meet

February 09, 2020

Third place finish by North Carolina native & U.S. champion doesn't damper meet-and-greet excitement

By Eddie Wooten, Winston-Salem Journal

He had just crossed the finish line, placing third in the Camel City Elite 800 meter race at JDL Fast Track. Craig Engels' time of 1 minute and 49.03...

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Camel City Elite indoor meet draws top pro fields

January 08, 2020

Three-time Olympian and world champion Jenny Simpson joins returning star athletes Paul Chelimo, Edward Cheserek, Craig Engels, Clayton Murphy and Raevyn Rogers; $100,000 prize purse plus bonuses

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - In one month, on Saturday, February 8, some of the...

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Simpson commits to Camel City Elite 3000m

November 22, 2019

By Eddie Wooten, News & Record

Olympic and World Championship multi-medalist Jenny Simpson, one of the top middle-distance runners in U.S. history, has committed to run the 3000 meters at the upcoming Camel City Elite indoor meet at JDL Fast Track in Winston-Salem on Saturday, Feb. 8.

The...

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Camel City Elite 2019 Draws Top Mile Fields

January 03, 2019

Centrowitz, Chelimo, Cheserek, Willis and Lipsey expected at 7th edition; $6000 for race champion plus $1000 bonus money to the winner for bettering time standard as well as for breaking flat track Mile “world record”

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has announced the...

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Olympic silver medalist Paul Chelimo joins Sub-4 Club at Camel City Elite

February 04, 2018

Rachel Schneider defends, Edward Cheserek sets facility & state record and world leading time in the Mile

By Eddie Wooten, News & Record

WINSTON-SALEM — Add UNC-Greensboro alumnus Paul Chelimo to the list of American runners to break 4 minutes in the Mile.

And he did it close to his second...

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Engels, track stars revere Camel City Elite as premier indoor meet

February 03, 2018

“There are marathons where you can win a ton of money, but this is the most I’ve ever seen for a Mile race.”

By Patrick Ferlise, Winston-Salem Journal

When former Reagan track star Craig Engels learned he would race today in the Camel City Elite for the first time in his career, the pro...

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Men’s Mile presented by Mondo Headlines 2018 Camel City Elite Races

January 30, 2018

$9000 to Men’s Mile winner with facility record; $6000 per champion in 5 other events

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Camel City Elite races are set for Saturday, February 3 at JDL Fast Track. The first race is set to begin at 2:00pm, but spectators are urged to get there by...

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2018 Camel City Elite Fields Announced

November 29, 2017

International fields include Bishop-Nriagu, Chelimo, Cheserek, D’Agostino, Engels and Manzano; event record guaranteed prize purse exceeds $85,000

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has begun finalizing the fields for the 6th Camel City Elite indoor meet to be held in...

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Camel City Elite Ups Prize Purse for 2018 Meet

March 30, 2017

6th edition on Saturday, February 3 to offer more than $85,000 in prize money

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has begun planning for the sixth edition of Camel City Elite, to be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Through its partnership with the Camel City Track Foundation, the 2018...

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Schneider, Brannen Win Camel City Mile Titles

February 04, 2017

5th Camel City Elite indoor meet yields fast times and awards more than $40,000 in prize money and bonuses

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 5th Camel City Elite at the JDL Fast Track indoor facility on Saturday afternoon saw some outstanding performances led by 2016 Olympic 5000...

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