Mile News Tagged Nick Willis

Nick Willis is peaking at just the right time

June 24, 2014

"But missing a chance to break the 3:50 barrier would've left me frustrated. It feels like part of my career is now complete."

By Andrew Alderson, The New Zealand Herald

Nick Willis has seldom been in better form, delivering three of his finest athletics achievements in the last six weeks.

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Dream Mile makes Nick Willis’ bucket list

June 13, 2014

"It shows that the 5000m training I've been doing hasn't impacted on the shorter distance. If anything, it probably helps it; I'm very happy.''

By Tony Smith,

Nick Willis is ''stoked'' at achieving a ''huge career bucket list item'' by cracking the 3 minute-50 second Mile barrier...

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The Brawl on Nicollet Mall!

May 07, 2014

From Twin Cities In Motion

> Medtronic TC 1 Mile Pick-the-Winner Contest (open until Thursday, 3:00pm PST)

Minutes after Olympic silver medalist Nick Willis broke David Torrence’s Medtronic TC 1 Mile course record last year, Torrence formally declared that he would take his record back in...

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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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Ron Warhurst Mile Part of Inaugural Michigan Track Classic

April 14, 2014

$20,000 prize purse with $10,000 for Mile race; event set for Sunday, August 10 at Saline High School

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Building on the success of the 2013 Running Institute Mile, meet organizers have announced the creation of a new event, the 2014 Michigan Track Classic. The event, to be held...

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Does the Mile still matter?

April 04, 2014

Nick Willis: "It is important for the casual fan because people understand a sub-4 minute Mile. A 3:38 1500m doesn’t mean anything to most people."

By SPIKES Magazine

SPIKES sat down with two of the world's top Milers Nick Willis and Will Leer and Mile legend John Walker to find out why they...

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Willis Returns to Defend Medtronic TC 1 Mile Crown

March 25, 2014

Olympic silver medalist and 2013 course record-setter targets second $10,000 course record bonus; second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Olympic silver medalist Nick Willis will return to Minneapolis on Thursday, May 8 to defend the Medtronic TC 1 Mile title he won last year...

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Plenty of Drama on Tap at Millrose

February 14, 2014

A record try for Cain, a farewell for Webb, a homage to Nurmi by Lagat

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

The Millrose Games in New York, now at the Armory Track & Field Center in upper Manhattan, will be staged for the 107th time Saturday. As always, the meet that has produced so much track...

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World Championships Medalist Matthew Centrowitz and Teenage Track Sensation Mary Cain to headline NY

January 29, 2014

Three-time Olympian Nick Willis and USA champion Morgan Uceny also among top competitors

NEW YORK — Moscow World Championships silver medalist Matthew Centrowitz and teenage track sensation Mary Cain will headline the NYRR Wanamaker Mile fields at the NYRR Millrose Games on Saturday, February...

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