Mile News Tagged Matthew Centrowitz


Olympic Champion Centrowitz Still Learning How to Race

April 11, 2017

This year, in my eyes at least, there is a bigger emphasis on running fast. I think the Worlds will take care of themselves.

By Jon Hendershott, Track & Field News

He may be the Olympic gold medalist in the metric Mile, but Matthew Centrowitz admits he is still learning how to run the 1500.

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Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz ready for the chase

April 07, 2017

"That Mile time by Alan Webb is pretty steep. I don’t think anyone’s run faster since, so obviously a testament of how good that record is.”

By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard

Matthew Centrowitz was all about winning an Olympic medal in 2016 and geared his training and schedule to achieve...

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Matthew Centrowitz Sets Sights on Winning Worlds, Racing Longer Distances at Next Two Olympics

February 13, 2017

“Obviously I would like to get back on the podium. And I would like to win the World Championships. I have to get more fit, get back to training after this indoors season and raise my training up another level.”

By Lynn Rutherford, TeamUSA.org

NEW YORK -- The buzz started as soon as Matthew...

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LetsRun.com Exclusive: Chapter Two of Matt Centrowitz’s New Book “Like Father, Like Son”

February 05, 2017

Centrowitz is pretty darn confident you’ll enjoy his book. Why do we say that? Because he’s letting LetsRun.com visitors read a whole chapter for free.

By LetsRun.com

Matt Centrowitz, the two-time Olympian and former American record holder at 5000 who is perhaps best known these days for...

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The Unstoppable Star: Mikey Brannigan

January 27, 2017

The first person with autism to break 4 minutes in the Mile shows no signs of stopping.

By John Hanc, Runner's World

He’s been profiled on ESPN, on NBC News, and in the Wall Street Journal in the last year alone. But perhaps the apogee of Mikey Brannigan’s career came in September, when he...

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Olympic Gold Medalist Matthew Centrowitz to Run in Paavo Nurmi 2 Mile at NYRR Millrose Games

January 23, 2017

Top field expected to challenge Centro on Saturday, Feb. 11 at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center

NEW YORK – Rio Olympic 1500 meters champion Matthew Centrowitz, already a three-time Wanamaker Mile champion, will turn his attention to the Paavo Nurmi 2 Mile at the 110th NYRR Millrose...

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The Gold Medalist: Matthew Centrowitz

January 21, 2017

For 2017, the history-maker is targeting another medal at the World Championships in London as well as the 1500 meter U.S. record.

By Erin Strout, Runner's World

When Matthew Centrowitz crossed the finish line of the men’s 1500 meter final at the Rio Olympics, he was in shock. And so was the...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2016

December 28, 2016

Two more U.S. high school boys go sub-4, Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski; two historic Olympic 1500 medals won in Rio by Matthew Centrowitz (gold) and Jenny Simpson (bronze); $480,000-plus record prize money awarded; third BBTM Grand Prix Tour sets records and more highlight banner year

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Matthew Centrowitz’s path post-Rio gold

December 14, 2016

“I’m just enjoying the whole journey, this moment, this whole experience, and really just taking it in. Although my gold lasts forever, this moment doesn’t. I’m really just soaking it all in.”

By Noah Frank, WTOP.com

WASHINGTON — It’s a funny thing, watching Olympic coverage from a...

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7 Surprising Things That Happen After Winning an Olympic Medal

December 08, 2016

"The treasured, powerful symbol of athletic success was like hiding in my suitcase in a bundle of socks.”

By Erin Strout, Runner's World

Team USA’s track & field athletes are always expected to do well at the Olympics—and usually they tally a significant number of medals across the sprints...

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