August 21, 2019
Stellar fields including four-time men's champ Nick Willis at world’s most iconic road Mile; $34,000 prize purse; inaugural Back to School Mile added to 39th edition; event to be broadcast live on NBC beginning at 12:30pm ET
NEW YORK – Olympic medalist Jenny Simpson will race for...
August 09, 2019
Aptos High alum victorious in first international race in Lima, Peru
By Julie Jag, Santa Cruz Sentinel
It turns out that Nikki Hiltz runs just as fast on international soil as she does at home.
Hiltz of Aptos cruised to victory in the 1500 meters at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, on...
July 27, 2019
“I was definitely nervous coming into this race because I had a little more pressure than I usually feel."
By Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register
It wasn’t until after the 1500 meter finals at the USATF Outdoor Championships that Webster City native Jenny Simpson finally caught up to Sioux City...
April 23, 2019
At Grand Blue Mile, event and championship record for Hiltz, men's photo finish; $27,500 prize purse awarded; also first stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour presented by Running Warehouse
Contributed by Scott Bush, USATF, and Drake Athletic Communications
DES MOINES, Iowa – Deep fields led to...
April 18, 2019
“I think the crowd brought me home and it was a super close finish."
By Juan Reyes, Register-Pajaronian
Nikki Hiltz made her first-ever trip to Boston to compete at the Boston Athletic Association Invitational Mile last Saturday and did what she’s been doing throughout her prestigious running...
April 12, 2019
10th edition, first stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019, offers $25,000 Open purse with $5000 for each national champion
Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced preliminary fields for the 2019 USATF 1 Mile Road Championships set for Tuesday, April 23, in downtown Des Moines. A world...
April 09, 2019
“How you deal with the low days determines your success in this sport. It makes you who you are.”
From Runner's World / adidas
Every runner knows that you stand on the podium alone, but getting there takes support. Nikki Hiltz aspires to stand there one day as a top-3 American Miler, but the...
April 05, 2019
Top local talent also showcased at Scholastic Mile races; $14,500 Open prize purse
BOSTON - The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced an elite field of world class competitors for the 2019 B.A.A. Invitational Mile, to be held on Saturday morning, April 13, two days before the 123rd...
May 31, 2012
Dan Gruber raises generations of Milers on the Central California Coast
By Jon Gugala, Bring Back the Mile contributing writer
EDITOR'S NOTE: On June 3, junior Nikki Hiltz won the California State Meet at 1600 meters. Jon Gugala spoke to Hiltz shortly after who commented that "it was the best...
April 25, 2012
Brad Nye, Wesley Frazier lead the field for June 9 event in New York City
NEW YORK – (April 25, 2012) – Seven high school athletes have been added to the adidas Dream Mile as part of the adidas Grand Prix set for Saturday, June 9 at Icahn Stadium on Randall’s Island. The adidas Dream Mile draws...
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