May 03, 2018
"It’s such an intense pain. It starts in your gut and then fans out to your extremities. Your quads, your shoulders. By the end, it just feels like your whole body is on fire.” - Alan Webb
By Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated
LOUISVILLE – There will come a moment, early Saturday evening in the...
October 24, 2014
Mile repeats least favorite workout, but "I need to run these sessions to be able to run three great rounds of the 800m."
By Steve Landells for the IAAF
U.S. 800m star Nick Symmonds is the latest athlete to answer our work, rest and play questions.
The world 800m silver medalist talks...
October 01, 2014
I imagined people laughing at me and asking how I could be so good at the Mile in PE class, but so bad at cross country running. - Nick Symmonds
Talent, a sporting idol, or pushy parents could all be reasons for someone to take up track and field. Not for 2013 World 800m silver medalist Nick...
October 11, 2013
"Put on the key events that everybody wants to see: like the men’s 100m, women’s 100m and the Mile."
From SPIKES Magazine
Few current athletes are as keen to stick their head above the parapet as 2013 world 800m silver medalist Nick Symmonds. The U.S. middle-distance star tells SPIKES his big...
September 25, 2013
2013 World Championships 800m silver medalist to test 1500 and Mile distances in 2014
By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly
Nick Symmonds was satisfied with his 4:00.1, 17th place performance at last Sunday's NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile presented by Nissan. When notified of his time shortly after...
September 12, 2013
Men’s and women’s fields will also include Olympians Bernard Lagat, Leo Manzano, Evan Jager, Shannon Rowbury and Morgan Uceny; Open prize purse $30,000 with $5000 for each race champion at 33rd edition
NEW YORK -- More than 15 Olympians and World Championships contestants will...
August 13, 2013
"When I grow up I want to be Mary Cain." - Nick Symmonds, newly minted 800m silver medalist; women's 1500m final, Thursday, August 15
By Karen Rosen, Special for USA TODAY
MOSCOW –The future of U.S. middle-distance running is 17-years-old, uses words like "gosh" and "geez" and yet is so race...
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...
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...
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...