Mile News Tagged Iaaf World Championships

Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz ready for the chase

April 07, 2017

"That Mile time by Alan Webb is pretty steep. I don’t think anyone’s run faster since, so obviously a testament of how good that record is.”

By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard

Matthew Centrowitz was all about winning an Olympic medal in 2016 and geared his training and schedule to achieve...

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Americans come up short at IAAF World Championships; Now look forward to 2016

August 31, 2015

Two-time world medalist Matthew Centrowitz finishes eighth; teammates Manzano and Andrews are 10th and 11th.

By Cathal Dennehy, Runner's World

The three Americans in the men’s 1500-meter final were unable to match their competitors’ finishing kicks at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing...

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All Three Americans Qualify for World 1500-Meter Final

August 28, 2015

For the first time since 2009, Team USA has 3 men advance to an IAAF World Championship final in the 1500m; Final on Sunday, August 30 at 7:45pm local time.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Americans Matthew Centrowitz, Leo Manzano, and Robby Andrews qualified in Friday’s semi-finals for...

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All 3 American Men Advance to IAAF World Championship 1500m Semifinal

August 27, 2015

Team USA once again looked strong in the first round of the 1500 as Matthew Centrowitz, Leo Manzano and Robby Andrews all advanced to Friday’s semifinals.


Day 6 of the 2015 IAAF World Championships in Beijing began in a very similar fashion to Day 5 for Team USA’s distance...

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Women’s 1500m Final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing

August 25, 2015

Dibaba wins Ethiopia’s first ever gold in the 1500m; becomes first woman to concurrently hold world indoor and outdoor records and world indoor and outdoor titles; Shannon Rowbury 7th, top U.S. in metric Mile


It took little more than 4 minutes for Genzebe Dibaba to run the full...

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Steps to Beijing Episode 4 ft. IAAF World Championship bound Jenny Simpson

August 24, 2015

"Really believe in race visualization because I think training the mind is equally important, if not more important, when it comes to being on that edge against the best in the world." -Jenny Simpson

From New Balance Running

Some say the only thing better than winning is losing...and then...

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All four U.S. women qualify for Semifinal in the 1500m at IAAF World Championships

August 22, 2015

The Semifinal will be run on Sunday, August 23 at 8:45 pm local time. Live stream information available, here.


All four U.S. women qualified for the semifinal in the 1500, two automatically and two by time. A slowish early pace kept the pack together in the first heat, with Shannon...

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Kerri Gallagher: From Brooklyn to Beijing

August 21, 2015

Gallagher is grateful for all the support she has received as she gets ready for the biggest race of her life; 1500m prelims will be broadcast on the NBC networks at 11:15 p.m EST.

By Patrick McCormack, Brooklyn Daily

Kerri Gallagher is preparing for the biggest race of her career.


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Simpson ready to rise to the occasion at IAAF World Championships

August 21, 2015

Simpson was beaming with confidence at the Team USA press conference; prelims are set to get underway on Saturday, August 22 local time.


Jenny Simpson is approaching the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 as one of the medal contenders in the 1500m. With the first round in this...

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Nick Willis: A Man in Full

August 19, 2015

The New Zealand Miler has been at the top of the sport for more than a decade, but his speed and motivation are stronger than ever. At 32, he sets out to crown his career with another major medal.

By Cathal Dennehy, Running Times

The IAAF World Championships begin on August 22 in Beijing,...

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