Mile News Tagged Craig Engels


When not winning races, Craig Engels can light up a room

April 05, 2020

"You don’t have to 24 / 7 serious to be a U.S. champion. You have don’t have to make a choice."

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian / OregonLive

Coach Pete Julian remembers when Craig Engels first breezed into Julian’s group of elite distance runners within the Nike Oregon Project in 2017, smile spread...

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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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Craig Engels looks ahead post-NOP

October 27, 2019

"If I’m going to do this sport, I want to enjoy my life and enjoy the people in the sport and everything about it.”

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

An elite runner with a reputation as a fun-loving guy has had some serious matters to attend to during his offseason.

Since he finished...

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World Championships Men’s 1500m preview: Cheruiyot clear favorite

September 23, 2019

American quartet includes Rio Olympic champion Centrowitz, Blankenship, Engels & Prakel in Doha, Qatar

By Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF

It seems wrong to describe Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen as a wunderkind, because even though he only turned 19 on September 19, he has the attitude – and indeed...

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American Dreamer: Craig Engels

September 07, 2019

"I’d like to be remembered as someone who changed the sport for the better… but I would rather be remembered as a person who made the world a better place."

By David Jaewon, Tempo Journal

If you didn’t know who Craig Engels was, it would be hard to picture him as a professional runner, let...

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Meet Craig Engels, Race Video Fiend

August 11, 2019

“It’s something I do before I go to bed every night, watch a few videos so I can dream about it or something."

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

USATF 1500 champion Craig Engels has trained primed with motivation aplenty since the 2016 Olympic Trials. A 4th (800) and a 5th (1500) in the...

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Engels Out-Duels Friend & Mentor Centrowitz in USA 1500

July 28, 2019

“Craig’s a fun guy… obviously with his appearance, it’s not your typical middle distance, distance running personality. I think it’s great. He brings a different spin to the event and to the sport.”

By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack

When Craig Engels was weighing his professional options coming...

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Cheruiyot, Manangoi Headline Bowerman Mile at Pre Classic

May 29, 2019

Loaded field at 20th edition features six men with sub-3:50 Mile PRs including American Johnny Gregorek

From Prefontaine Classic

STANFORD, Calif. - On Sunday, June 30 at Cobb Track & Angell Field, the world’s best Milers will bring their rivalry to the Prefontaine Classic for the meet’s...

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Colleen Quigley to Defend Women’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile Title

January 24, 2019

Two-time world indoor champion Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopia also joins stacked men’s Wanamaker Mile field; live broadcast Saturday, February 9 on NBC

From NYRR

NEW YORK — U.S. Olympian Colleen Quigley will return to The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center on Saturday, February 9 to defend...

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