August 21, 2021
"Being able to win races is every athlete’s dream. It’s great to be able to be here and take part in this great meet."
By Chris Hansen, Register-Guard
By the time the Bowerman Mile runners lined up for the final event of the Prefontaine Classic, there had been eight meet records, six...
July 28, 2021
Centrowitz, two-time defending champion Cheruiyot, Ingebrigtsen brothers and more expected at the only race in the world to twice have produced five under 3:50
From the Prefontaine Classic
EUGENE, Ore. - Strap up, Mile fans. The magic will clearly be back for the Prefontaine Classic’s...
June 28, 2019
Murphy is part of the world class field in the Bowerman Mile, the signature event in Sunday’s Prefontaine Classic at Stanford University.
By Ken Goe, The Oregonian / OregonLive
BEAVERTON, Ore. — It’s been nearly three years since Clayton Murphy’s “pinch me” moment on a humid night at Olympic...
May 29, 2019
Loaded field at 20th edition features six men with sub-3:50 Mile PRs including American Johnny Gregorek
From Prefontaine Classic
STANFORD, Calif. - On Sunday, June 30 at Cobb Track & Angell Field, the world’s best Milers will bring their rivalry to the Prefontaine Classic for the meet’s...
May 26, 2018
“When I saw Manangoi I was like ‘Wow,’ this is a dream come true to be racing against the best guys in the world and doing as good as I did today. It feels really good.”
By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard
It was the very last Bowerman Mile to ever be contested at storied Hayward Field and...
May 26, 2018
“That’s why some meets like the Prefontaine keep the Mile. They understand how important it is.”
By August Howell
For nearly every professional sport, there are certain numbers and statistics that are recognized as a pinnacle of achievement: Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Kareem...
May 21, 2018
High schooler and future Oregon Duck Brodey Hasty eyes first sub-4 minute Mile against young talented competition
EUGENE, Ore. – The Prefontaine Classic’s International Mile – born in 2010 after the meet became inundated by interest in its famous Bowerman Mile – is a world class race featuring...
May 11, 2018
Kenyans Elijah Manangoi & Timothy Cheruiyot headline field plus three fastest Milers in Pre history, topped by two-time Bowerman Mile winner Ayanleh Souleiman – whose meet record of 3:47.32 is the fastest ever on U.S. soil.
EUGENE, Ore. – The world’s top two current Milers will bring their...
June 21, 2017
“I don’t always love talking about it. It’s not a made-for-TV movie. It’s real. It’s scary.”
By Michael Powell, New York Times
EUGENE, Ore. — Gabriele Grunewald stepped onto the track as the dying light of day yielded to periwinkle evening.
She and her fellow world class runners walked...
June 09, 2017
“The biggest thing I’ve learned from them is the mindset. You always have to go hard and believe in yourself – push until the last meters.”
As he entered the back straight for the final time, with 45 seconds of agony between him and Mile history, 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen had one...
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