Mile News Tagged Furman Elite


Uceny is back: wins Furman Elite 1500 meters

June 07, 2016

2012 Olympic Trials 1500m champion leads 8 women under the 2016 Olympic standard

By Meg Bellino, FloTrack

The goal of the Furman Elite 1500m is simple. Set up two races, rabbit them perfectly, and help athletes get the Olympic standard.

The event was a massive success on the women's side as...

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Furman Elite turning track heads

June 08, 2015

“We cover all the basic expenses. Nobody is getting rich."

By Willie T. Smith III, Greenville News

Robert Gary was in the midst of a successful coaching career at Ohio State. But after six years coaching the men’s track and field team and 16 seasons leading the men’s cross country squad at...

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Proud parents watch Presson qualify for Olympic Trials

June 04, 2015

“My dad was there with me the first time I broke 4 in the Mile back in summer of 2013 in Nashville, but having both there at our home track was a great feeling to be able to step off the track and hug them.”

By Bob Berghaus, Citizen-Times

Susan and Dean Presson don’t get a chance to watch...

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The Milers: Cory Leslie

January 28, 2015

JDL Fast Track facility and North Carolina state record holder in the indoor Mile, NCAA All-American at Ohio State and Furman Elite team member vies for portion of $15,000 Camel City Elite Mile prize purse on Saturday, January 31.

By Bring Back the Mile

In 2015, Bring Back the Mile will bring...

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Hammond Wins Blue Shoes Mile

April 12, 2014

Furman Elite athlete sets PR to lead an event record of six men under 4 minutes
From Furman Athletics

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A record six athletes posted a sub-4:00 time in the Blue Shoes Elite Mile, which was held Saturday night in conjunction with the 17th Blue Shoes Invitational at the Irwin...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Furman Elite & the Blue Shoes Mile

April 09, 2014

Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series sits down with Furman Elite's Robert Gary to speak about America's running groups, the Greenville, SC community and putting fans first.

By Bring Back the Mile

Start Small. Think Big. This is the first thing you'll see when you visit ...

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Furman Elite Adds Four Athletes

November 25, 2013

10 member training group includes Mile aces Jeff See, Cory Leslie and Jack Bolas
From Furman Elite

GREENVILLE, S.C. – After a summer of travel, adventure and racing, the Furman Elite 10 member roster is back in Greenville and gearing up for a jam-packed 2014 season. With six returners and four...

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Four Runners Go Sub-4 at Blue Shoes Mile

April 14, 2013

Leslie sets meet and State record in 3:56.18; Gregson clocks women's State record in 4:40.92

By Mike Foley, Greenville Online

GREENVILLE, S.C. - A timely sprint on the last lap of the elite Blue Shoes Mile Saturday at Furman University led four men under the vaunted 4-minute Mile barrier.

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