Mile News Tagged Nick Willis


Simpson Earns Record-Extending 7th Win at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 09, 2018

Wightman men’s champion; a record-tying 17 women sub-4:30; also an event record 7,704 finishers across 22 heats in world’s longest running road Mile; $30,000 prize purse awarded

From NYRR

NEW YORK — The USA’s Jenny Simpson raced to her record-extending 7th win and Great Britain’s Jake...

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Simpson, Willis to Defend New Balance 5th Avenue Mile Titles

August 28, 2018

Stellar field with 19 Olympians to toe the line, including Centrowitz, Coburn, Grace, Lomong and Berian; world’s most iconic road Mile race to be aired live on NBC, Sunday, September 9

From NYRR

NEW YORK — Olympic bronze medalist and three-time World Championships medalist Jenny Simpson and...

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Lipari, Willis win inaugural Guardian Mile

August 11, 2018

Debut road race draws 400 runners and awards $14,000 prize purse

By Mike Peticca, special to cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Numerous big cities have signature Mile road runs, and Cleveland hopes to join the club.

Based on the organization and the spirit at Saturday night's first running of...

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Willis Leads Stellar Field for Inaugural Guardian Mile

July 23, 2018

Men's field boasts 12 sub-4 minute Milers; $14,000 prize purse with $3000 to each race champion

By Mark Dwyer, MileSplit OH

Racing fans in Northeast Ohio are in for a treat on Saturday, August 11th, as the inaugural Guardian Mile featuring a host of international elites and top local high...

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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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