Mile News Tagged Shannon Osika


Making the Most of Your Mile: Grand Blue Mile 10th Anniversary

April 21, 2019

Event again hosts USA 1 Mile Road Championships as well as BBTM Grand Prix Tour opener; Drake Relays event director Blake Boldon discusses its 10th anniversary, marketing innovations, elite fields, his pups and more!

By Bring Back the Mile

The USATF 1 Mile Road Championships return to...

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Aptos native Nikki Hiltz wins B.A.A. Mile race

April 18, 2019

“I think the crowd brought me home and it was a super close finish."

By Juan Reyes, Register-Pajaronian

Nikki Hiltz made her first-ever trip to Boston to compete at the Boston Athletic Association Invitational Mile last Saturday and did what she’s been doing throughout her prestigious running...

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Top Fields Set for Drake Relays Presented by Hy-Vee Men’s Mile & Women’s 1500

April 14, 2019

Former University of Iowa standout Erik Sowinski and fellow USA champion Heather Kampf headline races on Saturday, April 27 in Des Moines

From Drake Athletic Communications

The men's Mile and women's 1500 meters are set to feature some of the top runners in the world as part of the Drake...

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Masters, Lipari Ready to Defend USA Titles at Grand Blue Mile

April 12, 2019

10th edition, first stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019, offers $25,000 Open purse with $5000 for each national champion

Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced preliminary fields for the 2019 USATF 1 Mile Road Championships set for Tuesday, April 23, in downtown Des Moines. A world...

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B.A.A. Invitational Mile Features Rising Stars

April 05, 2019

Top local talent also showcased at Scholastic Mile races; $14,500 Open prize purse

BOSTON - The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced an elite field of world class competitors for the 2019 B.A.A. Invitational Mile, to be held on Saturday morning, April 13, two days before the 123rd...

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Fleet Feet Pittsburgh New Title Partner of the Liberty Mile

March 05, 2019

Steel City's iconic nighttime downtown road race is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 9 and offers $25,000 Open prize purse

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. (P3R) has announced that Fleet Feet Pittsburgh is the new title partner of the 8th Liberty Mile, Pittsburgh’s only...

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How Elite Miler Shannon Osika Owns Her Mornings

February 18, 2019

The rising star from Michigan swears by plenty of Zs and a hearty breakfast

By Hailey Middlebrook, Runner's World

Shannon Osika is on a hot streak. Over the weekend, the 25-year-old former University of Michigan runner nailed a track personal record in the Wanamaker Mile at New York City’s...

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Colleen Quigley to Defend Women’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile Title

January 24, 2019

Two-time world indoor champion Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopia also joins stacked men’s Wanamaker Mile field; live broadcast Saturday, February 9 on NBC

From NYRR

NEW YORK — U.S. Olympian Colleen Quigley will return to The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center on Saturday, February 9 to defend...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2018

December 20, 2018

Record annual prize money awarded exceeds $650,000; Herrera & Lipari BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions, greatest women’s Mile ever, BBTM Effect continues and more!

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Bring Back the Mile, since its first year in 2012, has compiled an annual highlight summary of...

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Herrera Wins, Lipari Defends Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour

September 30, 2018

Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 #Tour2018 GP purse; Eric Avila & Shannon Osika earn Tour Performance-of-the-Year bonus; fifth edition also featured Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” online contest at every stop

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (September 30,...

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