Mile News Tagged Sir Walter Miler


Mikey Brannigan: Running for Gold at the Rio Paralympics

September 06, 2016

"Mikey wants to inspire all kids to participate in any athletic sport, and wants to continue to be a role model for other people with autism—to show them that there are no limits.”

By Sheri ArbitalJacoby, Great Neck Record

His Facebook page is filled with photos from graduation, the beach and...

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Teen Runner with Autism Shatters 4:00 Mile Barrier

August 09, 2016

Mikey Brannigan sets a Paralympic world record for the T20 classification.

By Alison Wade, Runner's World

At the Sir Walter Miler meet on Friday, August 5 in Raleigh, North Carolina, 19-year-old Mikey Brannigan finished seventh in the Mile, clocking 3:57.58 to smash his previous personal...

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Eccleston: That Wasn’t My Last Shot

August 08, 2016

“We wanted to take advantage of the fact that we knew I was in incredible shape. You can't always show it in the rounds because they're little more tactical. So it's nice to just go and see it on paper.”

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

The homestretch battle in the OT 1500 between ...

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5 Questions with North Carolina Outdoor Mile Record Holder: Ken Popejoy

July 20, 2016

Cross country "strength is essential. Also, the end of a race speed is 'make or break' for success" for the Mile.

From Sir Walter Miler

It had been some time since anyone got close to Ken Popejoy’s North Carolina outdoor Mile record. In 2014, Ford Palmer took the title in 3:57.61, and in...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Inaugural Oak City Mile

September 10, 2015

A road Mile tradition continues in Raleigh on Sunday, September 13 with $2300 in prize money and an opportunity for everyone of all ages to ring the PR bell

By Bring Back the Mile

The Oak City Mile will hit the streets of downtown Raleigh, NC this Sunday maintaining a 1-Mile road race...

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Sir Walter Miler heads to the finish line

August 27, 2015

The summer Mile event celebrates the emerging athlete while also bringing together the Raleigh community.

By Noah Ross, The Technician

In 1954, Roger Bannister did what most runners believed to be impossible. He became the first man to ever break the elusive barrier of the 4-minute Mile....

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Sir Walter Miler finds its pace, sets records

August 11, 2015

While the meet set plenty of notable stats and records, the goal to bring Raleigh into the track scene also succeeded, as a record crowd was on hand to watch the event.

From NC State

In just three years, the Sir Walter Miler has exploded onto the national track scene as well as the Raleigh...

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Sir Walter Miler provides best glimpse of future growth for American track

August 08, 2015

In a time when the sport seeks to find a return to prominence, a small meet in North Carolina provided a glimpse of what the future of American track & field can look like.

By Christopher Chavez, Sports Illustrated

The community races kicked off at 8:00pm and more than 2,000 fans were already...

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Runners will need speed to win Sir Walter Miler

August 07, 2015

That’s the point of this Mile race: to create a previously unheard-of experience for runners and fans alike.

By Aric Dilalla, The News & Observer

For those who may never make it to Amen Corner in Augusta or taste the strawberries and cream at Wimbledon, there’s a local option that should...

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Sir Walter Miler, Flotrack Throwdown redefine fan-friendly track & field

August 05, 2015

“Where we can't compete in prize purse, we make up for in southern hospitality. We want fans and athletes to interact with no pretense.”- Pat Price

By Kevin Liao, Sporting News

Participation in high school track and field is at an all-time high, according to the National Federation of State...

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