Mile News Tagged Nick Willis


Despite leg injury, veteran Nick Willis confident about Commonwealth Games preparation

February 08, 2018

"To represent New Zealand in Australia - it's always fun to try and beat those guys on their own turf."

By Chris Forster, Newshub

Nick Willis could still add to his medal tally for New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast this April.

The 1500 meter specialist won gold in his...

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Nick Willis Looks Back at Wanamaker Mile, Seeks First Title This Year

February 01, 2018

"I’m returning once again to the Armory for my 20th race in New York City. It’s really hard to believe that I’ve raced so many times in one city, but New York truly has become a home away from home during my running career."

From NYRR

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, two-time Olympic medalist...

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Two-Time Olympic Medalist Nick Willis Back for Another Indoor Mile Record Attempt

January 18, 2018

Quest for Michigan indoor Mile state record and more Mile magic will be streamed live on the Michigan Men’s Track & Field Facebook page

From Michigan Track & Field

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- After running the new University of Michigan Indoor Track Building's first-ever sub-4 minute Mile and nearly...

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Is this Nick Willis’ last, best chance for Wanamaker Mile title?

January 12, 2018

Sixth time a charm for two-time Olympic 1500m medalist at upcoming Millrose Games?

By Chris Chavez, Citius Mag

The 2018 Wanamaker Mile fields were released on Tuesday and the headlining match up from the New York Road Runners’ press release was Eric Jenkins defending his title against Nick...

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NYRR Wanamaker Mile Draws Top International Field

January 09, 2018

Two past race champions and 11 Olympians expected at the Armory's New Balance Track & Field Center on Saturday, February 3

From NYRR

NEW YORK — Two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis will race for his first title in six attempts against defending event champion Eric Jenkins in the men’s field,...

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Willis sets sights on two medals at Commonwealth Games

December 26, 2017

"Patience is the main thing I'll take away from 2017 — to trust my training and not get too disillusioned after not getting the results I want in each race."

By Niall Anderson, New Zealand Herald

On the surface, Nick Willis seems to have set himself some improbable targets for his fourth trip...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2017

December 21, 2017

Record prize money awarded exceeds $500,000, Blankenship & Lipari win BBTM Grand Prix Tour titles, one more U.S. HSer sub-4, the brothers Ingebrigtsen make history, greatest women’s Mile ever and more highlight year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Since the Bring Back the Mile launch in...

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Simpson Secures Record 6th Win at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile, Willis Earns Record 4th Title

September 10, 2017

Overall, a record 19 men clock sub-4 and 6 women sub-4:20 in same race; at 37th edition in 23 heats, record-number 7,664 finishers, world’s largest Mile!

From NYRR

NEW YORK – The USA’s Jenny Simpson raced to her record-extending sixth win – matching the event record time of 4:16.6 in the...

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World Championship Medalists Highlight Field at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

August 24, 2017

Eric Jenkins, Jenny Simpson return to defend event titles; iconic road Mile race to air live on NBC and to feature 23 heats throughout the day, including specialty heats for youth, seniors, NYPD / FDNY and the first-ever Borough Battle

By New York Road Runners

NEW YORK — The 2017 New Balance...

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Newcomers Engels, Fields Kick to Win Aetna Falmouth Mile

August 20, 2017

Griffin, Connolly capture boys & girls Tommy Cochary High School Mile titles

By Jon Mettus, Cape Cod Times

FALMOUTH -- On Saturday evening, it was the newcomers who came out on top at the Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile at Falmouth High School with Craig Engels picking up his first professional win...

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