Mile News Tagged Leo Manzano


Manzano Mile Returns for Austin Marathon Race Weekend

July 30, 2018

Second edition presented by Dole celebrates Milers of all speeds & abilities, from elites to children; $6000 prize purse available

From High Five Events

The Manzano Mile presented by DOLE® will take place on Saturday, February 16th, during 2019 Austin Marathon weekend. Dole Packaged Foods’...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: 2018 Grand Blue Mile

April 18, 2018

Event again hosts USA 1 Mile Road Championships as well as BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2018 opener; Drake Relays event director Blake Boldon discusses 2018 fields, shares what's new for this year and more!

By Bring Back the Mile

The USATF 1 Mile Road Championship returns to Des Moines for the second...

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Top Fields Set for 2018 USATF 1 Mile Road Championships at Grand Blue Mile

April 12, 2018

Katie Mackey to defend women’s national title; $25,000 guaranteed national championship purse with $5000 for each national champion; also the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix #Tour2018 season opener

From Grand Blue Mile

DES MOINES, Iowa - Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced the fields...

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Breaking the 4 Minute Mile in Santa Barbara

April 11, 2018

Led by 2012 Olympic 1500m silver medalist Leo Manzano and Kyle Merber, six runners boast sub-4 Mile credentials in quest to break 4 minutes on the track for the first time in the city

By John Zant, Santa Barbara Independent

Man’s first conquest of the 4 minute Mile barrier will soon be 64...

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Men’s Mile presented by Mondo Headlines 2018 Camel City Elite Races

January 30, 2018

$9000 to Men’s Mile winner with facility record; $6000 per champion in 5 other events

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The Camel City Elite races are set for Saturday, February 3 at JDL Fast Track. The first race is set to begin at 2:00pm, but spectators are urged to get there by...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Manzano Mile

January 26, 2018

BBTM Featured Event, Manzano Mile presented by Dole, is Saturday, February 17 as part of the Austin Marathon weekend of events

By Bring Back the Mile

We sat down with Leo "The Lion" Manzano, a HOKA ONE ONE sponsored athlete, two-time Olympian and 2012 Olympic 1500m silver medalist along with...

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Manzano Mile Welcomes Dole as Presenting Sponsor

January 15, 2018

The Austin Marathon Manzano Mile presented by Dole to offer $6000 elite field prize purse

AUSTIN, Texas – High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, introduces Dole Packaged Foods LLC as presenting sponsor for the 2018 Manzano Mile, set...

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Austin Marathon 2018 Weekend Adds Manzano Mile

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,...

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2018 Camel City Elite Fields Announced

November 29, 2017

International fields include Bishop-Nriagu, Chelimo, Cheserek, D’Agostino, Engels and Manzano; event record guaranteed prize purse exceeds $85,000

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has begun finalizing the fields for the 6th Camel City Elite indoor meet to be held in...

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Olympic silver medalist Leonel Manzano inspires McFarland USA youth

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...

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