Mile News Tagged Mac Fleet


Defending Champions McNamara, Kampf Face Deep Fields at 5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

September 13, 2016

Eleven sub-4 minute men and eight sub-4:30 minute women expected in Steel City on Saturday, Sept. 17; $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; fifth stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – This year’s increased prize purse of $30,000 has attracted some of...

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Top field expected for the ServiceNow West Chester Mile

July 18, 2016

Bolas, Schneider to defend titles; third stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016 features $15,000 prize purse

From ServiceNow West Chester Mile

As someone who gets to see all of the work & effort put in by everyone at our store to get our events together, there’s been something about...

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Kampf, McNamara Win GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

July 31, 2015

An event record 1,500-plus participants at fourth edition; third stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015

By Ryan Lamppa, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH – (July 31, 2015) – At the 4th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on a warm, humid Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh, two Milers, who are...

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Matt Elliott: America’s Fastest Kindergarten Teacher

May 27, 2014

"I've got a full-time job. I'm an elementary school teacher. And I'm just having fun doing what I love to do."

By Charles Bethea, Running Times

In June of 2013, a full-time teacher lined up in the final of the 1500m at U.S. nationals in Des Moines, Iowa. Matthew Elliott, 27, had barely made...

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5 Questions with Mac Fleet

June 25, 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. Today, we were lucky enough to catch up with NCAA 1500 meter champion, Mac Fleet. Follow him on Twitter @macfleet1 and Instagram.

1. Daily Relay: Congrats on your...

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NCAA Track & Field Preview: Oregon’s Miler Mac Fleet Rises Above

June 03, 2013

By Sam Stites, Daily Emerald

The Dow Wilson Inspirational Award is one of the most coveted accolades a male Oregon track and field athlete can receive. It’s given annually to the team member who has proven to be inspirational and tenacious through hard work and leadership. Of all the story...

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Portland Track Festival Adds High School Miles

April 23, 2013

Bringing the best prep U.S. Milers to Portland, OR Saturday, June 8

From Portland Track Festival

PORTLAND, Ore. – (April 23, 2013) – The Portland Track Festival has announced the addition of elite boys and elite girls Mile races to this year's schedule.

Both the top boys and girls Mile...

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Oregon Track and Field Standout is Back to Being Fleet Afoot

January 25, 2013

Mac Fleet returns to the track after debilitating foot injuries

By Curtis Anderson, The Register-Guard

Mac Fleet is hoping to regain his identity as an elite middle distance runner this season.

The Oregon record-holder in the indoor Mile hasn’t competed on the track in nearly two years...

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