Mile News Tagged Lovelock Mile

Legend Lovelock’s record time for Mile to be tested at Lovelock Classic

January 03, 2018

"It depends on the day and the weather, if it's balmy they are more likely to beat Jack's record."

By Ryan Dunlop, The Timaru Herald

Many have tried and failed to beat South Canterbury gold medalist and local legend Jack Lovelock's personal record for a Mile. but 2018 may be the year.


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Will the Lovelock Mile record fall?

January 04, 2017

Race honors 1936 Olympic 1500m champion and local legend Jack Lovelock; winner to receive $600 prize money with an extra $400 for a sub-4 minute Mile

From The Timaru Herald

No Lovelock Mile competitor has yet managed to beat the best Mile time of the man commemorated in the annual race, but...

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Balchin Wins Lovelock Mile

January 06, 2014

Smit women's Open Mile champion at Lovelock Classic

By Timaru Herald

Daniel Balchin (Canterbury) won the Lovelock Open men's Mile in 4 minutes, 14.50 seconds at the Lovelock Classic track & field meet on Saturday, the first New Zealand Grand Prix classic meet of the summer.

He ran at the...

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Lovelock Mile attracts top names

December 20, 2013

Prestigious Mile opens 9th Lovelock Classic, first Grand Prix meeting; Athletics NZ awarding cash prizes

By Stu Piddington, Timaru Herald

Timaru's Lovelock Classic has been given a boost by being included in Athletics NZ's high-performance program.

The ninth Classic is the first Grand Prix...

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