Mile News Tagged Metric Mile


Games of the XXX Olympiad - Metric Mile Viewer’s Guide

August 10, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

Below we have provided links to the schedule, athletes and related event previews. We will be updating this page through the metric Mile / 1500 meter rounds with results.

Men's 1500 Meters Results - NBCOlympics.com

PLACE LAST FIRST ...
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Morgan Uceny Advances to Final in 1500 Meters

August 08, 2012

By David Woods, Indystar

LONDON -- Morgan Uceny, who once resisted becoming a Miler because she didn't want to race that far, has become one of the world's best at one of track and field's glamour distances.

Uceny, a 27-year-old from Plymouth, Ind., qualified for the 1500 meter final at the...

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Plenty of Mettle but no Medal for Matthew Centrowitz in 1500

August 08, 2012

Matt Centrowitz shoots for the gold in the 1500 final but misses out on bronze

By Curtis Anderson, The Register-Guard

LONDON — Just like Steve Prefontaine 40 years ago at the 1972 Munich Olympics, former Oregon standout Matthew Centrowitz was going for the win on Tuesday night.

And just...

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Md.‘s Matthew Centrowitz Finishes Fourth in 1500m Race

August 07, 2012

By Jean Marbella, The Baltimore Sun

LONDON - If the Algerian runner had stayed disqualified. If a fellow American hadn't surged past him near the finish line. If he had run .05 of a second faster.

Matthew Centrowitz almost medaled in the 1500 meter race here Tuesday night, but for several...

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How the Internet Helped Build Better Olympic Runners

August 03, 2012

By Jason Paur, Wired

When Jenny Simpson won the 1500 meter race at the World Championships last year, even she looked surprised. She’d surged from the back of the pack with one lap left and became the first American woman since 1983 to take the “metric Mile” title. She’ll be racing in London as...

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A moment spent on running’s hallowed ground

July 23, 2012

By Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune

OXFORD, England – At the London Diamond League track meet July 13, ten of the 11 finishers in the men’s Mile run broke four minutes.

The only rare thing now about that time is how few chances elite international athletes get to run the Mile these days, as the...

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Gabriele Anderson Wins 1500 Meter Race in Lignano in World Class Time of 4:04.84

July 18, 2012

Team USA Minnesota athlete also sets personal record for metric Mile

By Team USA Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Team USA Minnesota's Gabriele Anderson won the women's 1500 meter race at a meet in Lignano, Italy, on July 17 with a world class and personal record time of 4:04.84 (previous PR...

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Mary Cain sets U.S. high school 1500 mark at world junior meet

July 16, 2012

Bronxville runner earns sixth place with a finish of 4:11.01

By The Journal News

Bronxville track star Mary Cain continued to shine Sunday at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain, setting another United States record in the...

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