Mile News Tagged Nikki Hiltz


Bring Back the Mile announces Tour 2019 Best Moments winners

October 16, 2019

Four Mile maniacs also win Tour presenting sponsor Running Warehouse $50 gift cards and BBTM swag

Bring Back the Mile, the campaign to elevate & celebrate the iconic distance, has announced the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 two "Best Moments" winners per gender. Click on the athlete name below for...

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Enter the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 Fan Favorite Contest

October 10, 2019

Win Tour presenting sponsor Running Warehouse $50 gift card and BBTM swag; enter today!

What were your favorite BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 moments? From the top 4 Tour “Mile Moments” of the Year per gender, your vote will help determine the top two Tour Moments. The winning moment athletes, who...

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Sifan Hassan Wins 1500m World Title in Dominant Fashion

October 05, 2019

Eight women bettered the previous World Championship record in epic race; Hassan earned one-of-a-kind 1500-10,000m gold double!

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - On Saturday evening, Sifan Hassan completed the unprecedented 1500m and 10,000m double at the IAAF World Athletics...

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World Championships Women’s 1500m preview: defending titlist Kipyegon faces formidable field

September 25, 2019

American Doha quartet includes 2011 world champion Simpson, Houlihan, Hiltz & Johnson

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

With major question marks against all the chief contenders, predicting the outcome of the women’s 1500m with any great level of confidence is a tricky business.

The world #1...

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Mile star Nikki Hiltz’s parallel success stories

August 28, 2019

“When my career is over and all said and done, I want to be remembered as more than just a good athlete. I believe this motivates me to run faster. The faster I run the more people I’m going to reach and the more lives I can potentially change.”

By Dave Hunter, Track & Field News

Last year,...

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Seven-time champion Jenny Simpson to defend New Balance 5th Avenue Mile crown

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

From NYRR

NEW YORK – Olympic medalist Jenny Simpson will race for...

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Nikki Hiltz sprints to 1500 gold at Pan Am Games

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...

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Houlihan edges out fellow Iowan Simpson for USA 1500m title

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...

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Hurt, Hiltz Kick to Victory at USATF 1 Mile Road Championships

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...

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Aptos native Nikki Hiltz wins B.A.A. Mile race

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...

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