Mile News Tagged Craig Longhurst


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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Camel City Elite Launches Unsponsored Athlete Program

October 04, 2017

One male, one female to be selected for the 2018 Camel City Mile; deadline Wednesday, November 1, 2017

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Preparations are underway for the 2018 Camel City Elite Races, which will be held at JDL Fast Track on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Craig Longhurst,...

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Life in the Fast Lane

February 01, 2017

How a local runner—and an NCAA ruling—made the JDL Fast Track a winter haven for track athletes near and far.

By Chris Gigley, Winston-Salem Monthly

Winston-Salem and track athletes all over the state are lucky David Shannon loves to run and hates the cold. JDL Fast Track wouldn’t exist if he...

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5 Questions: Craig Longhurst of JDL Fast Track

January 28, 2015

"Running is such a social sport and we have tried to target athletes who are marketable and people want to hang out with."

By Pat Price, DailyRelay.com

Once again, the newest TFAA Board member, Craig Longhurst, has put together an incredible field and meet within a meet at the 2015 Hilton...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Camel City Indoor Mile

January 30, 2013

A 200 meter flat track in North Carolina vies to remove stigma that all flat tracks are slow with $4000 up for grabs in professional Mile.

By Bring Back the Mile

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - In August of 2011, a 105,000 square foot, 200 meter Mondo flat track, began to come to life in Winston-Salem,...

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Camel City Indoor Mile Field Finalized

January 28, 2013

Top Milers compete for more than $4000 in prize money at the Hilton Garden Innvitational; collegians looking for NCAA qualifying marks

WINSTON‐SALEM, N.C. – (January 28, 2013) – JDL Fast Track today made their final announcement of the field for the Camel City Indoor Mile, to be held at JDL...

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