Mile News Tagged Leo Manzano


Five Olympic Medalists Headline Star-Studded New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

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...

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2016 HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile Fields Announced

August 29, 2016

Torrence, Eccleston to defend their race titles; RunnerSpace.com live & free stream; $22,000 prize purse available

From HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile

Are you ready? The HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile hits the track next week on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. In its debut, last year’s event saw 7...

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Webb Says Centrowitz 1500 Gold Represents Century of Dedication

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
(c) Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved; used with permission

FALMOUTH, Mass. (21-Aug) -- Four...

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2012 Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano to Headline Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile

August 12, 2016

Mackey to chase three-peat against deep women’s field including Kampf, Uceny and Sifuentes; top men also include rising stars Merber, Gregorek, Alexander and Hunter for Saturday, August 20 race

From New Balance Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. — Leo Manzano, who won a silver medal at 1500...

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ServiceNow West Chester Mile Preview

August 10, 2016

Deep Men's & Women's Mile fields welcome fans at second edition on Thursday, August...

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Stellar fields led by Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano for ServiceNow West Chester Mile

August 09, 2016

Bolas & Schneider to defend race titles; the second edition and third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 also offers $15,000 in Open prize money

Runners of all ability levels will converge on Henderson High School Thursday night, August 11 for the ServiceNow West Chester Mile, a celebration...

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Achieving the American Dream

July 29, 2016

I hope that people can see me as an example of success and that it can resonate throughout their lives so that they, too, can chase their American Dream.

By Leo Manzano, 2012 Olympic 1500 silver medalist, for RunBlogRun.com

Growing up I've always felt that I didn't fit in, from the cultural...

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Exciting 1500 meter races close out U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials

July 11, 2016

Women's 1500m top 3 strongest in U.S. Olympic team history; Blankenship, Andrews and Martinez celebrate first Olympic berths; Centrowitz breaks Steve Scott's Olympic Trials meet record.

By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated

Less than half a second separated the third and fourth place finishers...

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Pre-Olympic Trials 2016 Q&A with 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano

June 30, 2016

First of all, we have to count our blessings every day. Next, we always try and find creative solutions to our problems no matter what they may be. Always stay positive.

From HighFiveEvents.com

Staying Vertical’s William Dyson of High Five Events, sat down with Leo Manzano, 2012 Olympic 1500...

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Leo Manzano hopes to repeat Olympic success

May 04, 2016

The 2012 Olympic 1500 meter silver medalist currently spends about six hours training daily, but most of that time is spent away from the track... where the focus is on recovery, getting massages and taking ice baths to keep him going each day.

By Jacob Martella, The Daily Texan

Leo Manzano...

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