Mile News Tagged Christina Aragon


Which NCAA Stars Will Go Sub-4:30 for the First Time in 2019?

December 24, 2018

Select club awaits newest members in the new year

By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack

Among NCAA female Milers, sub-4:30 provides the ultimate designation of elite status.

Only two women - Kaela Edwards (Oklahoma State) & Karissa Schweizer (Missouri) - have accomplished the feat in each of the...

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Running in the Aragon Family

June 19, 2017

Former Irish track star Chuck Aragon inspires his daughters’ running careers: “Notre Dame got me to look at myself as a world class athlete as opposed to the best Miler at Notre Dame.”

By Megan Golden, Notre Dame Athletics

“Embrace the challenge and embrace the moment because when this is...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2016

December 28, 2016

Two more U.S. high school boys go sub-4, Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski; two historic Olympic 1500 medals won in Rio by Matthew Centrowitz (gold) and Jenny Simpson (bronze); $480,000-plus record prize money awarded; third BBTM Grand Prix Tour sets records and more highlight banner year

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Billings’ Christina Aragon wins 1500 bronze medal at World U20 Championships

July 26, 2016

“I’m really excited. It’s always such an exciting thing to be able to PR, especially the last meet of the season.”

By Billings Gazette staff

Christina Aragon’s incredible summer continued on Sunday, August 24 as the Billings Senior High graduate finished in third place in the 1500 meter...

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Billings’ Christina Aragon punches ticket to Olympic Trials

June 14, 2016

“Honestly, I’m just really excited for that whole experience. If I could get out of the first heat that would be awesome.”

By Lindsay Ross Miller, The Gazette

Christina Aragon rewrote the middle distance records in Montana over her four years at Billings Senior, but after graduation she set...

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Aragon races to 4th best HS 1500 time ever at Payton Jordan

May 02, 2016

Defending high school Dream Mile champion improves time by 5 seconds from last year's meet.

By Bob Zellar, Gazette staff

STANFORD, Calif. — What will Christina Aragon do next?

The super senior from Billings Senior raced to a 4 minute, 11.24 second to win section two of the women's 1500...

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Aragon sets meet record in Mile at Billings Invite

April 18, 2016

“You’re trying to improve on what you’ve done in the past and beat the past version of yourself. That never gets boring. It’s always fun. It’s always a challenge.”

By Jeff Bersch, GAZ Prep Sports

It wasn’t a personal best, nor was it as good as her winning time last year at state.

Still,...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2015

December 30, 2015

Two HSers go sub-4, record annual first sub-4 for U.S. men, NCAA coaches vote YES to run the Mile again at outdoor Championships, $365,000-plus record prize money, BBTM Grand Prix Tour and more highlight year for storied distance

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

To say the least, it was...

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Christina Aragon, Robert Peterson run away with Montana Mile titles

July 20, 2015

Olympic high jumper Dick Fosbury was present to award Christina Aragon with a gold medal for winning the women’s Montana Mile during the Big Sky State Games opening ceremonies.

By Greg Rachac, Billings Gazette

Dick Fosbury, the man who transformed the high jump, addressed an eager Daylis...

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Fisher, Aragon Win HS adidas Dream Mile Crowns in NYC

June 13, 2015

Records set by Aragon (4:37.91, meet and Montana state) and Ryen Frazier (4:38.59, North Carolina state)

By Jim Gerweck, Mile wire

NEW YORK – Ten days ago, teenager Grant Fisher would have been ecstatic to run a 4:01 Mile.

Then came the Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis, where the...

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