Mile News Tagged Moscow 2013


Bronxville’s Mary Cain earns national honor

November 06, 2013

Record-setting year for teen phenom included 10th place finish at World Championships in Moscow and fastest 2013 Mile by a U.S. woman

By Brian Heyman, The Journal News

Mary Cain’s eye-catching, record-setting work on the track this year has brought her another prestigious honor.

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Simpson reflects on medals, race tactics and looks forward to a fun 2014

October 16, 2013

Two-time World 1500 medalist and Olympian leads U.S. women's middle distance charge

By Steven Mills for the IAAF

It would not be an exaggeration to say that the USA is currently the top nation in the world for strength in depth in the women's middle distance events and leading the way is ...

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Martinez giving back to running community

October 13, 2013

2013 World 800m bronze medalist signs autographs, poses for photos and hands out awards at Inland Empire Challenge cross country meet

By Allan Steele, PE Bloggers

DEVORE, Calif. — Brenda Martinez didn’t need her track shoes for a workout on Saturday. Instead, her workout consisted of signing...

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Centrowitz improves to silver at Worlds

August 18, 2013

Back-to-back World Championship 1500 meter medals; "Getting silver to Kiprop is gold any other day."

By Chris Lehourites, AP Sports Writer

MOSCOW — As Matthew Centrowitz raced around the final bend, about to accelerate into his finishing kick, his dad's TV went blank.

Of the millions of...

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Brenda Martinez gets historic 800 bronze at World Championships

August 18, 2013

U.S. women finish third, fourth and sixth in 800 meter final in Moscow

By Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times

Brenda Martinez of Rancho Cucamonga on Sunday became the first American woman to win a medal in the 800 at the outdoor World Track & Field Championships, using a late kick to finish...

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Cain’s Amazing Year Ends with 10th at Worlds

August 16, 2013

Teen phenom already looking forward to the 2015 world meet

By Mary Nicole Nazzaro, Runner's World

It's way too early to compare U.S. phenom Mary Cain to, say, any other famous American middle-distance runners named Mary. Her name is Cain, not Decker Slaney, and she's 17-years-old and just had...

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Jenny Simpson leads silver night for Team USA at Worlds

August 15, 2013

Teenager Mary Cain 10th in women's 1500 meter final in Moscow

By Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports

Jenny Simpson won one of three silver medals for the U.S. at the World Track & Field Championships on Thursday in a 1500 meter final where 17-year-old Mary Cain finished a respectable 10th.

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Centrowitz runs in Moscow 3 decades after his father did not

August 14, 2013

2011 World Championships 1500m bronze medalist and 2013 USA 1500m champion qualifies for 2013 Worlds 1500m semis

By Pat Graham, Associated Press

MOSCOW -- Nearly 33 years later, a Centrowitz family member finally stepped inside Luzhniki Stadium and started a major race.

With a freshly...

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A middle-distance relationship

August 14, 2013

Brenda Martinez has been coached by phone or email to become one of the best in the world in 800. Now she has a chance to win the first World Championship medal for a U.S. woman in the event.

By Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times

Brenda Martinez wasn't ready to give up her running career after...

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U.S. Teen Cain Qualifies for Worlds 1500m Final

August 13, 2013

"When I grow up I want to be Mary Cain." -  Nick Symmonds, newly minted 800m silver medalist; women's 1500m final, Thursday, August 15

By Karen Rosen, Special for USA TODAY

MOSCOW –The future of U.S. middle-distance running is 17-years-old, uses words like "gosh" and "geez" and yet is so race...

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