Mile News Tagged Edward Cheserek


Adidas Dream Mile Draws Six High School Athletes Ranked #1

May 07, 2013

Outstanding boys and girls Mile fields, including defending champion Bernie Montoya, expected in New York City on Saturday, May 25

NEW YORK – Nearly two dozen of the top high school athletes in the country – including six distance athletes ranked #1 in the United States – are now set for the...

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State Mile Guide: #6 Massachusetts

March 29, 2013

Date of Statehood: February 6, 1788
Capital: Boston
Motto: Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem (By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty)

Home to the Boston Tea Party, Massachusetts has always had proud rebel attitude. In fact, thanks to the vision of the Massachusetts...

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State Mile Guide: #3 New Jersey

March 20, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 18, 1787
Capital: Trenton
Motto: Liberty and Prosperity

New Jersey is home to some of the fastest Miles on U.S. soil including Eamonn Coghlan's (IRL) former U.S. indoor All-Comers record of 3:49.78 (and former world record) set in 1983 (video) and Romanian Doina...

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Another Record for Cheserek

February 20, 2013

High School Athlete of the Week

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Athlete: Edward Cheserek
Year: Senior
School: St. Benedict’s Prep
Location: Newark, NJ
800m PR: 1:49.98
Mile PR: 4:02.21
2-Mile PR: 8:39.25

Edward Cheserek, the Kenyan from New Jersey, took care of business on two fronts...

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Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict’s Prep Will Attend Oregon

February 16, 2013

By Jim Lambert, The Star-Ledger

Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict's Prep, the No. 1 high school distance runner in the nation and the best distance runner in New Jersey high school history, announced his eagerly anticipated college choice tonight.  

And the winner is Oregon!!!!!

He made his...

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Cheserek to Chase History at the Dream Mile in New York City

May 30, 2012

Junior hoping to join elite group with a sub 4-minute Mile

By Ron Jandoli, St. Benedict's Preparatory School

Edward Cheserek will be chasing a benchmark few have achieved when he headlines the field in the Dream Mile on June 9 in New York City.

As he toes the starting line at the Adidas...

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High School Star Is in a Hurry, Leaving Records Behind

March 09, 2012

By Vincent M. Mallozzi, New York Times

NEWARK — One recent morning at St. Benedict’s Prep, Edward Cheserek was asked how long it took him to get to a practice at Branch Brook Park, about a mile away. 

If I hurry,” said Cheserek, an 18-year-old junior from Kenya, “about four minutes.”

He was...

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