Mile News Tagged Ncaa Championships

Running in the Aragon Family

June 19, 2017

Former Irish track star Chuck Aragon inspires his daughters’ running careers: “Notre Dame got me to look at myself as a world class athlete as opposed to the best Miler at Notre Dame.”

By Megan Golden, Notre Dame Athletics

“Embrace the challenge and embrace the moment because when this is...

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Three Races That Have Shaped My Running Career

October 07, 2016

These three races don’t stand out as physical accomplishments; instead they each reflect a mental breakthrough and turning point.

By Amanda Eccleston

Every so often a race leaves a lasting impact on you that’s far more than just a good time or a nice win. Over the past 14 years of my running...

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Narrow loss in NCAA indoor Mile final fuels Villanova’s Piccirillo

April 04, 2016

“I was so close, but that’s definitely going to be motivation for the outdoor season. It’s time to get some redemption.”

By Dustin Filloy, The Indiana Gazette

The few tears Angel Piccirillo shed after falling less than a second short of winning her first NCAA title weren’t tears of joy.


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NCAA Indoor Mile Champ Wynne Running in Rarefied Air

March 31, 2016

“I just loved the Mile, since that's kind of the track event that everybody knows about."

By Jeff White,

CHARLOTTESVILLE -- Henry Wynne arrived at the University of Virginia in the summer of 2013. Had you asked Pete Watson then if Wynne might one day win an NCAA title, the...

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Wynne wins Virginia’s first NCAA indoor Mile title

March 15, 2016

"We mapped out the race plan this morning and Henry followed it perfectly.”

By The Daily Progress

Virginia junior Henry Wynne captured the national championship in the men’s Mile as the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships concluded Saturday at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham,...

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Huskies’ Yorks runs fastest collegiate indoor Mile ever by an American — then bows out

March 04, 2016

3:53 Miler opts to run with Distance Medley Relay team and the 3000 meters at upcoming NCAA Indoors

By Larry Stone, The Seattle Times

On Tuesday, Washington track and field coach Greg Metcalf did something so extraordinary that he had to call a friend to share it.

Sitting in his office at...

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Americans getting more bang for their buck with the Mile

December 24, 2015

"The Mile joins the 100 meters and the marathon as the most approachable and exciting events to follow for those who aren’t fans of the sport."

By Tony Casey, Johnson City Press

What’s the difference between 1500 and 1609 meters on a track? A lot more than 109 meters.

Even though the Mile...

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The Mile: Do the Right Thing, More Opportunities for Women Needed, Good for the Sport

December 17, 2015

2016 Olympic Trials qualifying standards include Mile times for 1500: Thank you USATF! 3:54.00 or better for men and 4:28.43 for women to race at storied Hayward Field in Eugene, OR

By Bring Back the Mile

December 18 update: The USTFCCCA coaches voted in favor of the proposal to run the Mile...

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The Mile and the NCAA: A Major Opportunity

December 14, 2015

USTFCCCA Convention this week in San Antonio votes on the Mile being run again at the NCAA Outdoor Championships

By Bring Back the Mile

December 18 update: The USTFCCCA coaches voted in favor of the proposal to run the Mile at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships 221-169 with 17...

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O’Hare Runs the Show Across the Pond and Enjoys Rave Reviews Back Home

March 07, 2013

Chris O'Hare hopes he is 24 hours away from another Tulsa triumph.

By Stewart Fisher, The Herald Scotland

The 22-year-old middle-distance runner, who came through Edinburgh Athletics Club, is excelling on an athletics scholarship at the Oklahoma-based college and he travels to Fayetteville,...

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