Mile News Tagged Russell Brown


Fifty Athletes of the Year by State

December 04, 2013

Six Milers top state picks led by 2013 World Championship medalists Matthew Centrowitz and Brenda Martinez

By Jesse Squire, Daily Relay

This is the time of year for Athlete of the Year awards. USA Track & Field is announcing theirs this week, Athletics Canada just announced their nominees,...

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State Mile Guide: #9 New Hampshire

September 19, 2013

Date of Statehood: June 21, 1788
Capital: Concord
Motto: Live Free or Die

New Hampshire may be one of the smallest states in the Union, but the Live Free or Die state has produced some oversized talents. One of the best American female Milers ever, Lynn Jennings, was a Granite Stater and...

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Is Something Wrong with U.S. Milers?

June 19, 2013

A perfect storm of factors leads to a lack of fast 1500 meter times in 2013 for U.S. men

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

As runners line up for the first round of the men’s 1500 meters on Thursday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, none of them will have the "A"...

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Daring to Dream - The Russell Brown Story

February 19, 2013

By Ben Dejarnette, FloTrack

He has lived this moment in his dreams. The raucous crowd roaring its approval. The wall of noise crashing down onto the track from every direction. The Olympic flame burning as faithfully as the desire that drove him here. Born out of years of humble devotion to...

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Russell Brown Interview: Level Renner Exclusive

August 26, 2012

By Kevin Gray, Level Renner

Hanover, NH native Russell Brown was kind enough to sit down with Level Renner after the U.S. Olympic Trials. Although a nagging Achilles injury interrupted his Olympic plans, Russell has had a great run the past year and caught up with us while rehabbing his injury...

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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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May 17-20 Mile Guide

May 16, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

While we did not have any major Mile news, we do have to give two great performances their due at the Metric Mile distance. First, at the Samsung Diamond League Meet in Doha last week, Oregon Track Club's Russell Brown grabbed the Olympic "A" standard at 1500 meters with...

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May 11-12 Mile Guide

May 11, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

It's the start of the international professional season today with the first stop of the Samsung Diamond League in Doha, Qatar. Stanford graduate, Russell Brown, is the lone American in Doha aiming for the Olympic 'A' standard at 1500 meters (3:35.50), which he nerely...

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Competitive Mile Field to Collide at Kansas Relays

April 11, 2012

2010 and 2011 Relays champions Peter van der Westuizen and Will Leer return for another shot at sub-4-minute mile at Memorial Stadium 

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Eight of the nation’s top milers have agreed to race in the prestigious Glenn Cunningham Mile at the 2012 Kansas Relays it was announced by KU...

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