Mile News Tagged Diamond League


Shannon Rowbury breaks Slaney’s 32-year-old American record in the 1500m

July 17, 2015

Genzebe Dibaba runs a World Record time of 3:50.07; Rowbury takes third, clocking 3:56.29.

From USA Track & Field

Olympian Shannon Rowbury (Portland, OR) etched her name in the history books Friday, breaking Mary Decker Slaney's long-standing American record in the Herculis Monaco meeting...

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5 U.S. Leaders Highlight adidas Girls’ Dream Mile

June 13, 2015

#1 800m, 1500m, 1600m, Mile, 3200m Set for adidas Grand Prix

From adidas Grand Prix

Hannah Long, Christina Aragon, Amanda Gehrich, Ryen Frazier and Destiny Collins—who together top the U.S. lists at five different distances—lead the lineup for the adidas Girls’ Dream Mile at Saturday’s adidas...

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Asbel Kiprop wins the Dream Mile at 50th Bislett Games

June 11, 2015

Patient Asbel Kiprop gets rewarded, Souleiman’s 3:44 go-for-it effort gets punished

From LetsRun.com

Asbel Kiprop secured his first Diamond League victory of 2015 in 3:51.45 as Ayanleh Souleiman couldn’t hold on after going out aggressively (1:53.48 at 800). Souleiman went in with the goal of...

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Sub-4 Miler Grant Fisher headlines adidas Boys’ Dream Mile

June 09, 2015

Villareal, Brannigan among top HS rivals set for adidas Grand Prix in NYC on Saturday, June 13

From adidas Grand Prix

Grant Fisher, who last week ran 3:59.38 to become just the seventh high school athlete in U.S. history to run a sub-4-minute Mile, will headline the adidas Boys’ Dream Mile at...

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Ayanleh Souleiman wins the Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

June 01, 2015

Matthew Centrowitz makes it close, placing second during the Pre Classic; Manzano placed 11th with 3:53.55.

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Ayanleh Souleiman fought off a kicking Matthew Centrowitz Saturday on the home straight before a roaring crowd at Hayward Field to win the Bowerman Mile, as...

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Rising stars and decorated veterans among women at Prefontaine Classic

May 28, 2015

American Milers Simpson and Rowbury will clash in Eugene, Oregon this weekend for the 2015 Prefontaine Classic; third stop of the 2015 IAAF Diamond League calendar. 

By Chris Chavez, Sporting News

Americans Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury meet in their first clash since the epic finish at...

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Eugene set for another exciting men’s Mile

May 06, 2015

Prefontaine Classic's Bowerman Mile again attracts top international field including defending champion Souleiman and American global medalists Centrowitz & Manzano

From IAAF Diamond League

The winning times of the Bowerman Mile at the Prefontaine Classic have been faster than 3:50 for the...

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50 years of Dream Mile history at the Bislett Games

April 29, 2015

50th Anniversary features the deepest field ever seen at the Bislett Stadium on Thursday, June 11.

From IAAF Diamond League

Over the years there have been many remarkable Dream Mile races and you don’t have to think back too far to be remember some of them.

The British trio of Seb Coe,...

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Jenny Simpson’s European “masterpiece”

November 04, 2014

"I love art. It is my second greatest love after running. Artists' desire to express themselves — those people and what they sacrifice for their art. It is similar to what I do in my sport."

By Mike Sandrock for the Boulder Daily Camera

When Jenny Simpson won the 1500 meters at the Diamond...

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Q&A with DL Champion Jenny Simpson after Her Win in Zürich

August 31, 2014

“I pulled off what seemed at times was impossible odds: I had managed to win both the final DL races which was required if I wanted any hope at the overall DL title.”

By LetsRun.com

On Thursday, Jenny Simpson became just the second American mid-d/distance runner to win a Diamond League title...

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