Mile News Tagged Macklin Chaffee


Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano Headlines GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 15, 2014

Men’s field also includes 2-time race runner-up Jordan McNamara; 3rd edition in downtown Pittsburgh features new American Pro Mile with a $20,000 prize purse; 4th stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – 2012 Olympic silver medalist and reigning USA 1 Mile road...

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Michigan Mile: Lessons Learned

December 28, 2013

The worst part of this race was how I felt afterwards.

From Macklin Chaffee's blog

This race was a self-inflicted mental catastrophe. The one positive I take from this race was that I really do feel like I had the chance to win the race this day. But as it was I got 5th. Let’s see how it...

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Liberty Mile: Career Milestone

December 23, 2013

But most of all, for the first time as a professional I feel like I achieved the goal I had set out to accomplish without any possibility of a better result.

From Macklin Chaffee's blog

Another race I wish I had written about immediately afterward, but never had the opportunity to do so, was...

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Inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013 Ends with a Flourish

September 12, 2013

Highlights of national promotional tour of iconic distance include thrilling races and numerous meet, U.S. Junior, NCAA, course and State records; $120,000 awarded to top Milers

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013, showcasing 14 events nationwide, produced...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Michigan Mile at the HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races

August 21, 2013

The Michigan Mile Race Series, part of the HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races, will be held on Friday, August 23 in Flint, MI. The Michigan Mile is the 13th stop on the BBTM Tour 2013 and features a new Friday night start time as well as a $10,000 total prize purse for the professional Men and...

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Kampf Defends, Chaffee Surprises at GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

August 09, 2013

Olympian Lewy Boulet, local Berra win USA Masters titles; event record 1,200-plus participants at second edition; 11th stop on the inaugural BBTM Tour 2013

By David Monico, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH – (August 9, 2013) – A near perfect Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh for the 2nd GNC Live...

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Clark, Kampf Defend Titles at Ryan Shay Mile

July 27, 2013

Kampf sets women's course record in 4:30.9; 10th stop on the Bring Back the Mile Tour; event honors legacy of Ryan Shay 

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. - The 6th Ryan Shay Mile took place Saturday morning in Charlevoix under cloudy skies and cool temperatures. The 10th stop on the 14-event inaugural Bring...

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Deep Field of Sub-4:00 Milers Ready for GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 25, 2013

Top contender Jordan McNamara to face formidable men’s field in Pittsburgh; $31,000-plus prize purse with $4000 for race champion; 11th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour

PITTSBURGH – A prize purse of more than $31,000 has attracted some of the country’s top Milers to Pittsburgh on...

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Clark, Kampf to Defend Ryan Shay Mile Titles

July 18, 2013

Top Open fields expected at 10th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour; event honors legacy of Ryan Shay

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. - The 6th Ryan Shay Mile will take place in Charlevoix on Saturday, July 27 at 10:30am. Once again the spectators should be treated to a thrilling race to the...

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Medtronic TC Mile Podium Finisher Macklin Chaffee Talks About His Future

May 21, 2013

By Down the Backstretch

Macklin Chaffee finished third in the Medtronic TC Mile on May 10 in  field full of familiar names--Nick Willis, Garrett Heath, Will Leer--but who is Macklin Chaffee?  A graduate of Williams College.  Founder of Golden Orb, a web design and development company, and,...

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