Mile News Tagged Wanamaker Mile


Looking Back at the Best Moments from the Millrose Games

January 10, 2021

From Paavo Nurmi to Mary Decker to Eamonn Coghlan to Bernard Lagat to Elinor Purrier, stars have shone brightly at the oldest continuously contested U.S. indoor track meet

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

For the first time since the inaugural competition in 1908, the Millrose Games, the...

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COVID-19 Triggers 2021 Millrose Games Cancellation

December 27, 2020

The world’s most prestigious indoor track & field meet will return to The Armory on February 12, 2022

From The Armory Foundation

NEW YORK – The Armory Foundation has decided after extensive consultations with health experts that, due to rising cases nationally of COVID-19, it is advisable to...

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Don Gehrmann: Wisconsin Badger Mile star

September 19, 2020

London 1948 Olympian won 39 consecutive major Mile races from 1949-52 and also four consecutive Wanamaker Mile titles (1949-52)

From USTFCCCA

Don Gehrmann of Wisconsin – the first athlete to ever win three NCAA titles in the Mile / 1500 meters – rarely had a particularly fast time.

“I only...

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Chairman Coghlan of the Boards

May 02, 2020

"I was able to go out on my terms by running the first sub-4 minute Mile at the age of 41. That was a big, big deal back in 1994."

By James McMahon, RTÉ Sport Journalist

From Drimnagh in Dublin to becoming a revered name in America for his exploits as an indoor runner, Eamonn Coghlan...

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My favorite sporting moment: When Marcus O’Sullivan ripped up the boards at the Garden

April 17, 2020

It was one of the greatest highlights and inspiring moments of my first year at Villanova, definitely one of those moments where you get that feeling if you see it, you can be it.

By Sonia O'Sullivan, The Irish Times

In the winter of 1988 I’d just turned 18-years-old and had been at Villanova...

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Purrier pulverizes U.S. indoor Mile record at 113th Millrose Games

February 08, 2020

O’Hare wins men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile for the second time in three years

Summary by BBTM with support from Nick Nicholas, The Armory

NEW YORK – On Saturday afternoon at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center, the athletes delivered an outstanding, historic 113th Millrose Games. In the...

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Coghlan donates Wanamaker Mile trophy & world record spikes to Heritage Collection

February 05, 2020

The Chairman of the Boards: "I’m really pleased to make this donation of one of my Wanamaker trophies and my record-breaking spikes to the World Athletics Heritage Collection. I hope when publicly displayed they help boost interest in running.”

By Chris Turner for World Athletics

Ireland’s...

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Klosterhalfen ready to defend women’s Wanamaker Mile title

January 23, 2020

German Olympian to face formidable field including American stars Elinor Purrier & Nikki Hiltz and Canadian Gabriela DeBues-Stafford at The Armory; live national NBC broadcast

From NYRR

NEW YORK – Defending champion and World Championship medalist Konstanze Klosterhalfen of Germany, 2018 NCAA...

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Olympians, Past Champions Headline NYRR Wanamaker Mile Men’s Field

January 07, 2020

Chris O’Hare, Eric Jenkins, Nick Willis and Filip Ingebrigtsen to line up for signature event at 113th NYRR Millrose Games

From NYRR

NEW YORK - Olympian and 2018 champion Chris O’Hare of Great Britain, 2017 champion Eric Jenkins of the United States, four-time Olympian Nick Willis of New...

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Yomif Kejelcha just misses indoor world record at Wanamaker Mile

February 09, 2019

Konstanze Klosterhalfen won the women’s Mile in 4:19.98, the fastest time in the world this season and Germany's indoor record

By Jordan Lauterbach, Newsday

Not even the rabbit could keep pace with Yomif Kejelcha. Then again, almost no one has run at the pace kept by Kejelcha Saturday...

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