Mile News Tagged Ford Palmer


Eat Like an Elite: Ford Palmer

May 23, 2015

The 3:56-Miler packs protein into his vegan diet.

From Running Times

Ford Palmer, 24, set his Mile PR, 3:56.79, in February. The New Jersey-New York Track Club runner started a vegan diet after his college physician told him he had high blood pressure for a 20-year-old. Palmer also credits...

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The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014

December 17, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...

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Sir Walter Miler: New Template for Popular Track Meets?

August 09, 2014

"It was the best event I have ever been to as a track athlete.” - Ford Palmer, winner of inaugural Men's Elite Sir Walter Miler

By LetsRun.com

The winner of the inaugural Sir Walter Miler - a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event - was first-time sub-4 Miler Ford Palmer of NJ*NY Track Club, the...

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Ford Palmer leads three under 4 minutes at inaugural Sir Walter Miler

August 04, 2014

Heidi Gregson clocks 4:34.05, the fastest women's time in North Carolina history

By Pat Price

RALEIGH, N.C. – On Friday night, August 1st, nearly 1,000 spectators lined the Meredith College track and stood atop the grass embankment to watch New Jersey-New York Track Club’s Ford Palmer run the...

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Ford Palmer writing surprising success story

July 13, 2014

The Absegami High School grad was a 200-pound middle linebacker in football and a good, but not dominating track man.

By Elliott Denman, Asbury Park Press Correspondent

Ford Palmer continues to write one of American track & field’s most surprising success stories of the 2014 season.

The...

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So Close! Ford Palmer’s Four Sub-4:01 Miles

May 30, 2014

The 4-minute barrier remains elusive for the former football player

By Liam Boylan-Pett, Running Times

On March 8, Ford Palmer ran a Mile in 4:00.43. A year earlier, he had run 4:00.46, so at least his March effort was a step forward. On April 26, he ran 4:00.00 at Penn Relays. Another PR,...

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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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