December 01, 2017
Namesake Leo Manzano, Olympic silver medalist and 2018 Austin Marathon Race Ambassador, to host road race event
AUSTIN, Texas - High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, introduces the Manzano Mile, set to take place on Saturday,...
October 05, 2017
“Anytime I talk to people, I say, ‘Follow your passion, and do what you like to do,’ because you really don’t know where it can take you.”
By Daniel Casarez, Vida en el valle
Leonel Manzano’s humble beginnings as a Olympic runner began in his native Guanajuato, where, as a youngster, he often...
April 19, 2017
Event also kicks off the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017 in Des Moines; $25,000 national championship purse with $5000 for each national champion
DES MOINES - Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced the elite fields for the 2017 USA 1 Mile Road Championships set for Tuesday,...
April 04, 2017
"It just means a lot, especially for this to be on my future track home turf. I felt some kind of pride coming here. I saw Bevo today.” - #11 U.S. high school Mile all-time performer
By Bryan Deibel, MileSplit
New Braunfels Canyon senior and University of Texas signee Sam Worley ran the #11...
February 06, 2017
Annual April event, part of historic Drake Relays, offers $25,000 national championship prize purse with $5000 for USA champion
From Drake Relays
DES MOINES, Iowa – Grand Blue Mile (GBM) officials from Wellmark and the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee announced the USA Track & Field 1 Mile...
February 03, 2017
I think when it comes down to it, I just love to compete. And there’s something about championship-style races. There’s also something to be said about when it’s time to line up... I think that that’s what takes me to the next level.
By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com
2016 was a rough year for ...
January 25, 2017
Signature event at 110th NYRR Millrose Games from The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center includes nine Olympians with live broadcast on NBC
NEW YORK — Three-time Olympian Shannon Rowbury will go for her third straight title in the NYRR Wanamaker Mile, while Olympic bronze medalist...
December 23, 2016
I want to motivate others to believe in themselves, and that was one of the key things I could do with that medal.
Why do you run?
Leo Manzano: The first thing that comes to mind is that I love it but it goes deeper than that. I run for myself and for my family. However,...
August 30, 2016
Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz leads men’s field, while Team New Balance stars and Olympic bronze medalists Jenny Simpson & Emma Coburn highlight women’s field; world’s largest & most iconic road Mile race to be streamed live on USATF.tv and to include specialty heats for youth, seniors...
August 23, 2016
"Look at not just Matt, but so many other Americans and how far distance running has come in the last ten years. I hope I've played a small part in that."
By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly
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FALMOUTH, Mass. (21-Aug) -- Four...
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