Mile News Tagged Diamond League


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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Jenny Simpson: It’s good to be Queen

August 30, 2014

2011 World 1500m champion edges fellow American Shannon Rowbury in Zurich, wins Diamond League title.

By Jon Gugala, Deadspin.com

On Thursday, Jenny Simpson won the 1500 meters in Zurich, and with it, the Diamond League overall title in the metric Mile event plus $50,000. The two-time...

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Simpson Earns First Diamond League Victory of Her Career – Wins Monaco 1500

July 19, 2013

Americans take 4 of the top 5 spots; 2013 USA 1500 champion Treniere Moser struggles and finishes last

By LetsRun.com

MONACO – Reigning world champion Jenny Simpson of the U.S., who last year finished dead last in her semifinal heat of the Olympics, is officially back. She’s not just back,...

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Catching Up with the Olympic 1500 Silver Medalist Leo Manzano in Monaco

July 18, 2013

Relaxed Manzano looks for 1500m PR at 2013 Herculis Monaco

By Weldon Johnson, Letsrun.com

MONACO – LetsRun.com’s Weldon Johnson caught up with 2012 Olympic 1500 silver medalist Leo Manzano in the lobby of his hotel, one day before he races in the super stacked Herculis 1500 tomorrow. The race...

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Men’s 1500 Meter Team for World Champs Finalized

July 08, 2013

Centrowitz, Manzano, and Lomong will go to Moscow.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

The confusing and somewhat nerve-racking matter of who will represent the United States in the men’s 1500 at the World Championships next month was resolved on Saturday after a fast race at Meeting Areva, a...

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Oslo Dream Mile: The Tradition Continues

May 24, 2013

World champion Asbel Kiprop looks to three-peat at Diamond League meet on Thursday, June 13

From IAAF

The "Dream Mile" is always a feature event at Oslo’s ExxonMobil Bislett Games – the sixth leg of the IAAF Diamond League – and this year’s race on Thursday, June 13 is no different.

It...

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