Mile News Tagged Nick Symmonds

Running (and chatting) a magic Mile with Manzano

August 07, 2013

In America, "When they ask you how fast you run, it’s always about how fast you run the Mile rather than the 1500.”

By Alex Mills, Athletics Weekly

When most people think of the Mile, names such as Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and Steve Cram are sure to spring to mind. The name Leo Manzano is perhaps...

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Catching Up with the Olympic 1500 Silver Medalist Leo Manzano in Monaco

July 18, 2013

Relaxed Manzano looks for 1500m PR at 2013 Herculis Monaco

By Weldon Johnson,

MONACO –’s Weldon Johnson caught up with 2012 Olympic 1500 silver medalist Leo Manzano in the lobby of his hotel, one day before he races in the super stacked Herculis 1500 tomorrow. The race...

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Cory Leslie Wins Glenn Cunningham Mile

April 21, 2013

By Christopher Graber, The Morning Journal

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Cory Leslie, a 2008 Perkins graduate, was selected as one of 12 elite distance runners in the U.S. to compete in the Glenn Cunningham Mile at the 86th Kansas Relays on Saturday, April 20.

His father and high school distance coach...

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Manzano to Highlight Mile Field at Kansas Relays

April 15, 2013

Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano gunning for Ryun's 36-year-old KU Relays Mile record (3:54.7).

By Kansas Athletics

LAWRENCE, Kan. – A collection of 12 of the nation’s top Milers have agreed to race in the prestigious Glenn Cunningham Mile at the 2013 Kansas Relays it was announced Monday...

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Competitive Mile Field to Collide at Kansas Relays

April 11, 2012

2010 and 2011 Relays champions Peter van der Westuizen and Will Leer return for another shot at sub-4-minute mile at Memorial Stadium 

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Eight of the nation’s top milers have agreed to race in the prestigious Glenn Cunningham Mile at the 2012 Kansas Relays it was announced by KU...

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