Mile News Tagged Nick Willis

Willis wins Mile opener at Cooks Classic

January 20, 2014

2008 Olympic silver medalist stops clock at 3:55.98; Angie Smit women's Mile champion

From Athletics NZ

New Zealand's top modern Miler Nick Willis, running his first race for 2014, added to the rich history of Mile running in Wanganui, winning the feature race and running the 60th sub-4...

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Mile Moments Abound in 2013

December 30, 2013

Mary Cain, inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour, 63% increase in Mile prize purses, U.S. high schoolers shine and more highlight banner year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

As the year draws to a close, it is time to recognize and celebrate the numerous highlights, historic achievements and...

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Hogan Captures 2013 Speedgolf World Title

October 27, 2013

Olympic medalists and world class Milers Nick Willis and Bernard Lagat, 13th and 24th, respectively

By Erik Peterson for the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

BANDON, Ore. – Under rainless skies and calm winds, Rob Hogan of Ireland bested a field of 25 professional speed golfers to capture the title...

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Mile ace Nick Willis: How to organize your own track meet

October 01, 2013

Inaugural Running Institute Mile draws 4,000 fans and produces seven men under 4 minutes including winner Willis; 2014 event set for August 10

By SPIKES Magazine

Prior to this year’s athletics world champs, Nick Willis was in desperate need for a competitive race, so he decided to organize...

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Simpson, Willis Win NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile

September 22, 2013

At 33rd edition, 16 men go sub-4 minutes and 12 women sub-4:30; more than 5,100 finishers race down famed thoroughfare

By Barbara Huebner, Marathon News Service

NEW YORK – For Nick Willis, it was a season marred by injury; for Jenny Simpson, it was another year on the medal stand and a...

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Inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013 Ends with a Flourish

September 12, 2013

Highlights of national promotional tour of iconic distance include thrilling races and numerous meet, U.S. Junior, NCAA, course and State records; $120,000 awarded to top Milers

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013, showcasing 14 events nationwide, produced...

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A Mile to Remember

August 06, 2013

The view from the pack at the Running Institute Mile in Saline, Michigan; 3,000-plus witness the magic of the Mile

By Liam Boylan-Pett,

Twenty-something elite runners in the U.S. are famous for bemoaning the lack of track racing opportunities in the United States. But New...

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Willis Wins Inaugural Running Institute Mile

August 05, 2013

Olympic 1500m silver medalist just misses Michigan State record in front of 3,000-plus fans

By Matt Durr,

All that was missing from Saline High School’s athletic fields Sunday night was the pep band as an estimated 3,000 people showed up to watch for the Running Institute Mile....

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Olympian Nick Willis Organizes Running Institute Mile

July 29, 2013

Inaugural track event draws top U.S. and international Mile field in Saline, Michigan on Sunday, August 4; Kevin Sullivan's 3:55.87 state record could be challenged

By Steven Marcinkowski,

On Sunday, August 4, a field of national and world class men's Milers will assemble at...

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Medtronic TC Mile Podium Finisher Macklin Chaffee Talks About His Future

May 21, 2013

By Down the Backstretch

Macklin Chaffee finished third in the Medtronic TC Mile on May 10 in  field full of familiar names--Nick Willis, Garrett Heath, Will Leer--but who is Macklin Chaffee?  A graduate of Williams College.  Founder of Golden Orb, a web design and development company, and,...

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