Mile News Tagged Tokyo 2020


Pride of Pass Christian, Cory McGee, eyes 2020 Tokyo Olympic berth

November 15, 2019

"This has been my best year yet so my trajectory is good. And I’m still getting better."

By Karen Abernathy, WLOX

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. - Cory McGee is one of the best 1500 meter runners in the country and her sights are now set on the U.S. Olympic team. We caught up with the South...

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Rowbury wins USA 5K title in NYC

November 04, 2019

“I feel confident in the journey that I’ve taken... to see if I can make my fourth Olympic team because I definitely have my work cut out for me with that task alone.”

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

Shannon Rowbury has fought her way back into racing shape after the birth of her...

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Miler Muir still shocked by meteoric rise

May 02, 2019

"I was no prodigial youngster... running was a hobby and it went from there."

By Tom Morgan, The Telegraph sports

As a schoolgirl, Dina Asher-Smith was so close to the action during British athletics' 2012 golden hour she could reach out and touch her heroes. Laura Muir, in contrast, spent...

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