Mile News Tagged Penn Relays

Ripley’s Starcher breaks Mile record at Penn Relays

April 27, 2019

“My workouts have been very awesome lately. I felt strong and healthy coming into the race. It was just all about competing and trying to run a really good time.”

By Greg Carey, MetroNews

Ripley High School junior Victoria Starcher made the most of this year’s trip to the Penn Relays, running...

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RBC grad Rob Napolitano was Penn Relays’ top Miler

May 02, 2017

The Columbia University senior ran a sizzling sub-4 Mile split at Franklin Field and he's primed to finish college with a flourish.

By Jerry Carino, Asbury Park Press

Over three days last week, there were 212 attempts at the Mile or 1600 meters at the Penn Relays.

No one ran four laps...

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Loudoun Valley’s Andrew Hunter wins Mile at Penn Relays

April 26, 2015

A year after winning the 3000 meter race, Hunter wins the Mile in 4:07.15 seconds to become only the second boy to do so after Matthew Centrowitz.

By Jason Butt, The Washington Post

Loudoun Valley junior Andrew Hunter could have attempted to defend the 3000 meter title he won a year ago. But...

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Villanova’s Jordan Williamsz outkicks Edward Cheserek to win the Penn Relays 4xMile

April 26, 2015

Race tactics result in sit-and-kick race to help Nova take home the Penn Wheel

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Jordan Williamsz caught Oregon's kicking Edward Cheserek coming off the final turn of the men's college 4xMile Saturday at Franklin Field, and pulled away to give Villanova the victory at...

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Northern Highlands’ Catherine Pagano will run Mile at storied Penn Relays

April 18, 2015

2015 Millrose Games High School Mile champion ready to shine at 121st edition in Philadelphia

By Jim Lambert, NJ Advance Media

Catherine Pagano of Northern Highlands, one of the top distance runners in the country, won't run in the 4x800-meter relay at the Penn Relays so she can focus on...

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Reliving Penn Glory

April 28, 2013

By Elliott Denman, Armory Track

"Everybody has a different story," jokes Dr. Norbert Sander. "We’re four guys and there are four different versions of how it happened.

"And I guess that's logical. After all, it's been 50 years."

The one thing not subject to debate is that 'Doc' Sander — and...

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Andrews Finishes Fourth in the Mile

April 27, 2013

By Josh Newman, Asbury Park Press

PHILADELPHIA — It took Robby Andrews a while to get himself together.

On one of those picturesque, sun-drenched Saturdays at the Penn Relays, the former Manalapan and University of Virginia star crossed the line fourth in the Olympic Development Men’s Mile,...

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Penn Relays: Sean McGorty Breaks Mile Meet Record With Year’s Best U.S. High School Time

April 26, 2013

By David Rutz, The Washington Post

PHILADELPHIA – Sean McGorty’s Mile run looked so easy, so effortless, that it was almost a shock when the announcement echoed over the loudspeakers at Franklin Field on Friday.

A new Penn Relays record. The new No. 1 high school time in the U.S. this year.

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Fifty Years in the Making

April 11, 2013

By Brett Hoover, Armory Track

In 1963 the Fordham University track squad went to the Penn Relays without expectations of bringing home a Championship of America wagon wheel trophy in the four-Mile relay.

But The Armory's own Dr. Norbert Sander was on that squad with Matt Cucciara, Joe...

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State Mile Guide: #2 Pennsylvania

March 13, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
Capital: Harrisburg
Motto: Virtue, Liberty & Independence

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a rich Mile history with the "State of Independence" hosting some of the fastest and most exciting Mile races in the United States. The historic Penn Relays has...

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