Mile News Tagged Nate Brannen

My First Sub-4

June 27, 2018

To this day, I still get excited and nervous just thinking about that July night in Halifax.

By Nathan Brannen for CBC Sports

There are few events in the sport of track & field that people understand like the Mile.

Even people who know very little about track, know that it takes an...

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Nate Brannen bids the sport adieu

March 27, 2018

Three-time Olympian is a 6-time 1500m national champion and Canadian indoor Mile record holder as well as Commonwealth Games and Pan Am Games silver medalist

By Christopher Kelsall, Athletics Illustrated

Rock legends Neil Young and Stephen Stills wrote "Long May You Run" in 1974. The melody...

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Schneider, Brannen Win Camel City Mile Titles

February 04, 2017

5th Camel City Elite indoor meet yields fast times and awards more than $40,000 in prize money and bonuses

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 5th Camel City Elite at the JDL Fast Track indoor facility on Saturday afternoon saw some outstanding performances led by 2016 Olympic 5000...

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Road to Rio: ‘Coach’ Brannen closing in on last Olympics

January 24, 2016

The 7th high-schooler in North America to run a Mile in under 4 minutes nears end of remarkable career.

By Greg Mercer, The Record

Nate Brannen frowns at his stopwatch and shouts instructions across the football field to a gang of shirtless teenage boys clustered on the track. They take off...

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Athletes mark 60th anniversary of Miracle Mile at Harry Jerome meet

July 11, 2014

Nate Brannen, Sarah Brown win Mile; "In Canada, this is the only Mile this year...Running it a couple times (per year) keeps that magic around it." - Brannen

By Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press

BURNABY, B.C. - Roger Bannister and John Landy were nowhere to be seen at a small Vancouver-area...

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Vancouver’s Miracle Mile puts $10,000 up for grabs

July 09, 2014

July 10th event part of 31st Harry Jerome Track Classic; $6000 to Mile champion with $4000 for sub-3:56; Canadian Nate Brannen headlines men's field to honor legends Roger Bannister & John Landy

By Scott Leitch, Canadian Running Magazine

To mark the 60th anniversary of Roger Bannister’s first...

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Three-Time Champion David Torrence Added to Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 06, 2014

Men’s & Women’s professional fields set for Thursday, May 8 in Minneapolis; $25,000 purse, second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014


ST. PAUL, Minn. – Three-time Medtronic TC 1 Mile champion David Torrence of Oakland, Calif. will return to Minneapolis for...

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Medtronic TC 1 Mile Adds Four Stars to Professional Fields

April 28, 2014

Olympian, course record holder and two Minnesota natives join road race on Thursday, May 8; $25,000 prize purse; second stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A two-time Olympian, the women’s course record holder, and two fleet Minnesota natives are the latest...

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Miller, Kampf to Defend Minnesota Mile Titles

September 05, 2013

Top field expected at Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013 finale; prize purse exceeds $20,000

DULUTH, Minn. – A premier class of one-Mile runners is assembled for Sunday’s Minnesota Mile in downtown Duluth. At the 7th edtion, among those entered are defending champions Craig Miller (4 minutes, 1.4...

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Ed Whitlock, 82, close to breaking world record at Cambridge Classic Mile

June 15, 2013

Nate Brannen wins Open race in 4:06.38; event featured Mile races by elementary and high school athletes, elites, paramedics, local media and Olympians

From The Record

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario, Canada — From exultation to empathy, emotions were running high at the track for Friday night's Cambridge...

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