Mile News Tagged Jordan Mcnamara


McNamara Sets Meet & State Record at Nike Festival of Miles

June 05, 2014

Event record crowd of more than 2,000 treated to 4 men sub-4 minutes and 7 boys under 4:10 for the Mile at 7th edition

ST. LOUIS –  An event record crowd of more than 2,000 watched the fastest edition yet of the Nike Festival of Miles on Thursday evening. Temperatures in the 70s with little to...

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Nike Festival of Miles features Olympians, NCAA Champions & Top HSers

June 05, 2014

7th charity track meet in St. Louis will benefit local runner battling cancer; event streamed live by MileSplit.com

ST. LOUIS – The Festival of Miles Foundation will host the seventh Nike Festival of Miles Thursday night at Saint Louis University High School beginning at 6:30pm. The meet...

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Supporting the Pros: Pittsburgh Steps Up to the Plate

October 08, 2013

Elite athlete support expands to more than $150,000 for its calendar of events: DICK’S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, GNC Live Well Liberty Mile and inaugural EQT Pittsburgh 10 Miler

By Scott Bush, RunnerSpace.com

With the news of Competitor Group limiting their support of professional...

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Kampf Defends, Chaffee Surprises at GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

August 09, 2013

Olympian Lewy Boulet, local Berra win USA Masters titles; event record 1,200-plus participants at second edition; 11th stop on the inaugural BBTM Tour 2013

By David Monico, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH – (August 9, 2013) – A near perfect Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh for the 2nd GNC Live...

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Champ Kampf returns to GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh

August 08, 2013

Jordan McNamara headlines men's field; downtown road race 11th stop on inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour

By Karen Price, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Heather Kampf was passing the leader approaching the final lap of the 600 meter dash at the Big Ten Indoor Track Championship. Then she was flat...

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Vintage Mile race returns to downtown Pittsburgh

August 07, 2013

"It truly is America's premiere distance race."; GNC Live Well Liberty Mile draws top professional and Masters (40 and older) runners for Friday evening event

By Nick Veronica, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In the world of corporate 5Ks, half-marathons, fulls and ultras, one group is attempting to...

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5 Questions with Jordan McNamara

August 05, 2013

By Pat Price, The Daily Relay

Welcome back to 5 Questions, where we pick the brains of people from all areas of the running scene. We didn’t have any 5QW’s last week, so we’ll have two this week! Today, we were lucky enough to catch up with Jordan McNamara. Check out Jordan’s blog and follow...

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David Torrence to Defend Falmouth Mile Title

August 03, 2013

Top fields expected including 2011 race champion and event record holder Jordan McNamara, Will Leer, Matthew Elliott and Garrett Heath and Gabriele Anderson, Heather Kampf and Sarah Brown; past wheelchair champions also return to defend titles; 12th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour...

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Deep Field of Sub-4:00 Milers Ready for GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 25, 2013

Top contender Jordan McNamara to face formidable men’s field in Pittsburgh; $31,000-plus prize purse with $4000 for race champion; 11th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour

PITTSBURGH – A prize purse of more than $31,000 has attracted some of the country’s top Milers to Pittsburgh on...

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Sub-4:00 Miler Jordan McNamara Inspires Pittsburgh’s Youth to Run GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 22, 2013

McNamara using social media to connect with youth as Honorary Coach of the Summer Dreamers Academy

From GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

PITTSBURGH - As Jordan McNamara sets new personal records and impresses fans in European races this summer, he shares his excitement through Twitter, Facebook and...

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