Mile News Tagged Heather Maclean


How Peabody’s Heather MacLean blossomed into an Olympian

July 09, 2021

A “blue-collar kid” who’s extremely gritty and relentlessly pursues her goals.

By Trevor Hass. Boston.com

As Heather MacLean has ascended from running rookie to collegiate athlete to All-American to Olympian, her journey has been anything but linear.

Unrelenting bouts with pneumonia in...

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Elle Purrier St. Pierre Dominates U.S. Olympic Trials 1500m

June 21, 2021

Cory McGee, Heather MacLean also set personal records to earn Team USA berths to Tokyo

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

Leading wire-to-wire, Elle Purrier St. Pierre convincingly won the women’s 1500 meters at the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials on Monday in Eugene, Oregon. At the new,...

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Meet rising star Heather MacLean

February 16, 2021

“Running with this group, she’s taken it up a level. She knows she belongs. She knows with a lap to go she’s going to be there."

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

Ask Heather MacLean, who is an 800 meter / 1500 meter / Mile specialist, which event is her favorite, and she’ll tell you it’s...

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