Mile News Tagged Johnny Gregorek


Carmel’s Eric Holt wins 1500 gold at international championship in Bahamas

August 22, 2022

"This win was finally a big-time victory besides some invitationals... I want to prove to naysayers that I can win at big meets, not just small."

By Nancy Haggerty, Rockland / Westchester Journal News

He has run a bit faster. But better?

No. Never.

Former Carmel High School track standout...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2021

December 30, 2021

Nick Willis’ record 19th consecutive year sub-4, Hobbs Kessler – 12th U.S. high schooler sub-4 – sets prep indoor Mile record, two more father-son sub-4 combo club members and NCAA Indoor champion Cole Hocker leads youth charge highlight another pandemic year

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Olympians, Past Champions Headline New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 08, 2021

Tokyo Olympians Matthew Centrowitz, Paul Chelimo, Clayton Murphy, Jake Wightman and Jemma Reekie to close seasons by racing down Manhattan’s most famous thoroughfare live on USATF.TV; $34,000 prize purse; 20 heats to be run, including FDNY / NYPD heat to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11

From NYRR

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Philibert-Thiboutot smashes Falmouth Elite Mile record

August 14, 2021

Markovc edges Schlachtenhaufen in women’s race; $28,500 awarded; Clare, Myles Liss-Riordan Tommy Cochary High School Mile champions

From Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. – In the 25th running of the Falmouth Elite Mile on Saturday afternoon, six men went sub-4 minutes at the newly...

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Olympians, two-time men’s champion, 2018 women’s runner-up headline 25th Falmouth Elite Mile

July 29, 2021

Guaranteed prize purse of $25,000 plus time and record bonus money available

From Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. - Falmouth Road Race, Inc., organizers of the Falmouth Elite Mile, an invitational Mile open to male sub-4:00 and female sub-4:40-minute Mile runners, have announced the fields...

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Focus on the U.S. Men’s 1500 Scene

April 02, 2021

Whoever shows up on the starting line at Hayward Field, rest assured the guys will put on a great show at the U.S. Olympic Trials

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

It's not outlandish to project that one of the most-anticipated events at June’s U.S. Olympic Trials will be the men’s 1500....

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Past champions, rising stars headline USA Mile Road Championship

August 21, 2020

Drake Blue Oval Showcase presented by Mediacom hosts title tilt with stadium finish; $10,000 prize purse

From Drake Relays

Despite a four-month postponement, Des Moines will reprise its role as the host of the USA Track & Field 1 Mile Road Championship when the nation's best Milers compete...

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Olympic Hopeful Johnny Gregorek Still Chasing Dream After Postponement

April 08, 2020

“I believe I can make the Olympics team and I know I can compete on that stage, but I’m approaching it with a more healthy, broad mindset of I just want to be the best runner I can be.”

By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated

Thirteen months ago, Johnny Gregorek was still reveling in arguably the...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2019

December 20, 2019

Longstanding indoor and outdoor Mile world records broken; Herrera & Kampf BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions and more BBTM Effect!

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

The Bring Back the Mile campaign was launched in January 2012 to elevate & celebrate the storied distance, and over the past 8...

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How Johnny Gregorek Finds Stability in Running

October 21, 2019

"Running is woven into everything in my life. It stabilizes everything else... You learn so much that you pull into your personal life about staying calm and happy and living each moment, being there and being present.”

By Cathal Dennehy, Runner's World

Running is a sport of contrasts and...

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