Mile News Tagged Runner's World


Family Affair: Father & Son Hold Record as Fastest Mile Duo

March 03, 2017

Gregoreks pass Keinos, now #1 combo: “When we found out we got the fastest combination we were kind of laughing about it—it’s a fun bragging rights thing.”

By Erin Strout, Runner's World

Johnny Gregorek, a member of the New Jersey-New York Track Club, knew the indoor Mile race at Boston...

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Eat Like an Elite: Jenny Simpson

February 25, 2017

The Olympic medalist swears by meal prep delivery services and makes a mean chocolate chip cookie.

By Heather Mayer Irvine, Runner's World

In 2015, Jenny Simpson finished last in the World Championship 1500 meter race. She’d been clipped and lost her shoe. A year later, Simpson, who holds a...

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Jeff Bauman Finishes First Race Since Boston Bombings

July 19, 2016

Survivor crosses the Runner's World Classic Celebrity Mile finish line pushing the man, Carlos Arredondo, who came to his aid.

By Brian Dalek, Runner's World

At this year’s Boston Marathon, Jeff Bauman waited patiently for his wife, Erin, as she completed the race. It was one of the most...

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Jordan Hasay to Mary Cain: Go to College

February 06, 2013

Former prep record holder says current prep record holder will benefit from collegiate running.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Jordan Hasay has been where 2013 indoor track sensation Mary Cain is right now.

Cain, of course, is the Bronxville, New York high school junior who is the...

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Bring Back the Mile Launches Tour

January 31, 2013

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Bring Back the Mile, the organization with the self-professed goal “to return the mile to prominence on the American sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the mile,” spent its first year focusing on promotion and consciousness-raising....

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Alberto Salazar Is Coaching High Schooler and Mile Ace Cain

October 20, 2012

By John Brant, Runner's World

For Mary Cain, it began with a hero-worship photo-op at the Olympic Trials last June. For Alberto Salazar, it began later in the summer, when he watched a YouTube video on his laptop computer. From these seemingly humble seeds a potentially mighty tree has...

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Matthew Centrowitz, at 22, Gets Better and Better

September 24, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Matthew Centrowitz, 22, was the 2011 IAAF World Championships 1500 meter bronze medalist and placed fourth in the 1500 at the 2012 London Olympics. He set his 1500 meter personal best of 3:31.96 this summer. On Saturday, he won the Fifth Avenue Mile in New...

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Alan Webb Is Moving, But Where?

September 24, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Is American Mile record holder Alan Webb going to end up in Portland, Oregon? Piecing together what information we do we have -- we haven't gotten responses from Webb or from his agent Ray Flynn, but will update if we do -- the answer is looking more and more...

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Jenny Simpson Defends Fifth Avenue Mile Title Saturday

September 21, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Jenny Simpson, 26, the 2011 IAAF World Championships 1500 meter gold medalist in 4:05.40, will run the Fifth Avenue Mile in New York on Saturday. She won on Fifth Avenue a year ago in 4:22.3.

This winter, she was the USATF indoor champion in the 1500 and...

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Leo Manzano’s Silver Medal Tour Arrives in NYC

September 18, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Leo Manzano, the London Olympic 1500 meter silver medalist in 3:34.79, will run the Fifth Avenue Mile in New York on September 22. "It's great to bring this to the U.S., where most people can't really get a chance to see the world class athletes in person,...

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