August 05, 2013
Olympic 1500m silver medalist just misses Michigan State record in front of 3,000-plus fans
By Matt Durr, AnnArbor.com
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....
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, RunMichigan.com
On Sunday, August 4, a field of national and world class men's Milers will assemble at...
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,...
May 09, 2013
Sarah Brown nips Olympian Nicole Sifuentes for women’s crown; six men clock sub-4 minute Miles in Minnesota
By Charlie Mahler, Twin Cities In Motion
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Olympic silver medalist Nick Willis extended his season winning streak to eight races with a record-breaking victory at...
May 06, 2013
His 2013 approach mimics his 2008 Olympic silver-medal year.
By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World
Nick Willis, New Zealand’s 2008 Olympic 1500-meter silver medalist, will run the Medtronic TC 1 Mile on the roads in Minneapolis on May 9 and a 1500-meter race at the Diamond League meet in...
April 28, 2013
By ONE Sport
New Zealand's Olympic 1500 metres silver medallist Nick Willis (right, PhotoRun) has won the Mile race at the renowned Drake Relays meeting in Des Moines, Iowa today.
He won in a time of 3 minutes 55.70 seconds, over 3 seconds clear of second placed American Miles Batty, who...
April 14, 2013
By David Monti, Race Results Weekly
BOSTON – (April 14, 2013) – A chilly wind blew through Back Bay here this morning, but did little to deter Nick Willis and Brenda Martinez from winning their first B.A.A. Invitational Miles with powerful kick finishes. Their times were modest, 4:03.3 and...
February 01, 2013
By Tony Smith, Fairfax New Zealand News
Former Olympic Games silver medallist Nick Willis is going to trial his new front-running tactics today in a bid to break four minutes for the Mile on grass at the International Track Meet in Christchurch.
The 29-year-old has set three major goals for...
May 28, 2012
By Andrew Alderson, The New Zealand Herald
The dedication of a selfless brother, the grit of a Vietnam war veteran and the humility generated by being passed by baby strollers on recovery runs are all helping Nick Willis focus on earning a second Olympic medal.
Willis is 68 days from running...
January 22, 2012
"The crowd started singing 'For he's a jolly good fellow' and the place was in chaos, with people running all over the show."
By Grant Chapman, New Zealand Herald
For Sir Murray Halberg, it was a night tinged with death and sadness. For Peter Snell, it was the moment he realized he wasn't...
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