Mile News Tagged Sir Walter Miler


Craig Engels on his pro career: “I don’t know if I’m retiring or not”

August 11, 2021

"I was pretty bummed out there (at the Trials), so I came up with this little tour around America, doing Miles..."

By Eddie Wooten, Winston-Salem Journal

RALEIGH — Fast and accomplished as they are, eager as they were to toe the starting line and chase the ever-magical 4 minute Mile, the...

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Meet the Miler: Heather Kampf

October 01, 2019

Queen of the Road Mile seeks title defense and record 4th BBTM Grand Prix Tour crown at The Navy Mile on Sunday, October 6 in the nation’s capital

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

Heather Kampf ends her roller coaster, at times frustrating season at The Navy Mile, where she is a two-time...

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McGee, O’Hare sprint to wins at 6th Sir Walter Miler

August 02, 2019

Two women go sub-4:30, eight men clock sub-4 minutes in the rain

By Pat Price, Sir Walter Running

RALEIGH, N.C. – After an hour weather delay on Friday evening, in steady rain, the Meredith College track and Sir Walter Miler atmosphere delivered yet again. In the women’s race, a sprint finish...

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Meet the Miler: Craig Engels

August 24, 2018

NIKE Oregon Project athlete returns to the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll on Saturday evening to defend his Ed Murphey Memphis Mile title

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

Craig Engels has been described as a wanderer. He has displayed one of the best mullets (and mustaches) that you'll come...

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Jacob Thomson: America’s newest Sub-4 Club member

August 23, 2018

What I believe makes someone a successful runner is listening to their coach and trying to never miss a beat.

By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun

Jacob Thomson recorded his first sub-4 minute Mile at the 5th Sir Walter Miler on Friday, August 3, 2018 at Meredith College. His 3:57.07 was a huge PR...

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Lipsey Breaks Through, Lomong Breaks Record at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler

August 03, 2018

Five women and 13 men run sub-4:30 and sub-4 minutes respectively at the fifth edition.

From Sir Walter Miler

RALEIGH, N.C. – For the second year in a row, the Sir Walter Miler Women’s race was decided by a sprint down the home stretch. The race started out with Sara Vaughn going to the front...

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Danvers Native Piazza Joins Sub-4 Minute Mile Club

September 01, 2017

When I finally learned what my time was one of my (VT) teammates started to hug me. It was an incredible moment.

By Jean DePlacido, The Salem News

Drew Piazza keeps getting faster and faster. The Virginia Tech senior from Danvers has had an incredible summer including running a sub-4 minute...

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Track’s Fastest Mullet Is Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

August 12, 2017

Craig Engels' famous hair-and-’stache combo in the running world has been chopped to benefit charity.

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

Craig Engels has long turned heads for his fast running—and his flowing locks.

At the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track Trials, he was fourth in the 800 meters...

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Meet the Miler: Lauren Johnson

July 26, 2017

By Bring Back the Mile

We exchanged emails with rising U.S. Mile star Lauren Johnson ahead of Friday evening's GNC Live Well Liberty Mile showdown in Pittsburgh. Lauren, 30, who is currently living in her hometown of Huntington, Indiana, but is essentially "homeless" this track season before...

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The Unstoppable Star: Mikey Brannigan

January 27, 2017

The first person with autism to break 4 minutes in the Mile shows no signs of stopping.

By John Hanc, Runner's World

He’s been profiled on ESPN, on NBC News, and in the Wall Street Journal in the last year alone. But perhaps the apogee of Mikey Brannigan’s career came in September, when he...

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