Mile News Tagged Olympic Trials


Cornell alumna Morgan Uceny nears qualifying to compete in the London Olympics

June 26, 2012

Would be the first Cornell female track athlete in Olympics

By Ed Boulat, The Ithaca Journal

ITHACA, N.Y. - From the plains of Indiana to the hills of Ithaca, to the biggest stages in world athletics.

Morgan Uceny's life journey has been quite an incredible one. At a quick glance, it's a...

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Olympic Track and field: Winning not Uceny’s focus

June 22, 2012

Plymouth product just wants to make Olympic team.

By Tim Creason, South Bend Tribune

EUGENE, Ore. - Say this for Morgan Uceny: She knows her priorities.
As much as she would like to win the women's 1,500-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Trials, first place is not really all that important.

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Catching Up With World 1500m Champion Jenny Simpson

June 21, 2012

Simpson discusses the pressures surrounding her world champion status and the challenges of peaking for both the Trials and Olympics

By David Monti, Race Results Weekly

After finishing second at the Prefontaine Classic 1500m on June 1, world 1500m champion Jenny Simpson and her husband Jason...

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Anna Pierce Meets 1500m Olympic ‘A’ Standard

June 21, 2012

She took second in 4:05.42 at a small meet in San Diego

By Mario Fraioli, Competitor.com

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Next Thursday night at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field, 30 women will compete in front of thousands of rabid fans in the qualifying rounds of the 1,500 meters at the U.S....

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Sweep in 1500 meters could mean bye-bye to beard for Vin Lananna

June 20, 2012

Olympics are on the line but there could be extra for Lananna’s runners

By Curtis Anderson, The Register Guard

Two months ago, at a “TrackTown Tuesday” function in Springfield, Oregon coach Vin Lananna was fielding questions about the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials which begin their...

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Russell Brown proves he’s on the right track for the Olympic Trials

June 14, 2012

Russell Brown takes aim at the Olympic Trials 1,500

By Ron Bellamy, The Register-Guard

EUGENE, Ore. - A couple of years ago, Russell Brown put on a running clinic for the kids at Jasper Mountain, a school and treatment center for emotionally disturbed children south of Springfield.

Inspired...

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Miling to the Beat of a Different Drummer

July 10, 2000

"It is difficult for me to understand some of the things Gabe does... What a terrible thing it would be for anyone to temper those dreams."

By John Walters, Sports Illustrated

Even his birth was extraordinary. Gabe Jennings was born inside a teacherage–a house connected to a school–in a...

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A Kansas Boy with a Man-Size Task

September 14, 1964

This week in Los Angeles, 135 athletes will be competing for 60 positions on the U.S. Olympic track & field team. Some of them—such as Dyrol Burleson, Bob Schul and Henry Carr—have already clinched a spot on the team, provided they are still in good shape, by virtue of their victories in the...

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