Mile News Tagged Wanamaker Mile


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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Yomif Kejelcha eyes indoor world record at Wanamaker Mile

February 08, 2019

The Ethiopian is a stud and his races so far this year point to something special at the Millrose Games

By LetsRun.com

We’ve already spent 2,000 words previewing the distance action at the 2019 NYRR Millrose Games, but the final event of the night deserves its own article. Sound the alarm and...

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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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Murphy, Willis, Cheserek headline men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile field

January 09, 2019

Signature Millrose Games event from The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center to be broadcast live on NBC, Saturday, February 9

From NYRR

NEW YORK — Olympic medalists Clayton Murphy and Nick Willis, along with the world’s fastest Miler indoors or outdoors last year, Edward Cheserek, will...

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Wanamaker Mile Legend Coghlan Returns to NYRR Millrose Games

February 07, 2018

“In terms of the crowd participation (The Armory was sold out to its 5,550 capacity) and the noise I heard, standing in the middle of that arena there as they ran that NYRR Wanamaker Mile, it was exactly the same (as Madison Square Garden.)"

By Elliot Denman for The Armory Track

“The NYRR...

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O’Hare, Quigley win close Wanamaker Mile races

February 04, 2018

First-time champions at historic indoor race hold off challengers to claim trophies

By Athletics Weekly

Chris O’Hare won the prestigious Wanamaker Mile at the 111th NYRR Millrose Games, becoming the first British man since John Whetton in 1965 to claim victory in the race.

Clocking 3:54.14,...

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Nick Willis Looks Back at Wanamaker Mile, Seeks First Title This Year

February 01, 2018

"I’m returning once again to the Armory for my 20th race in New York City. It’s really hard to believe that I’ve raced so many times in one city, but New York truly has become a home away from home during my running career."

From NYRR

On Saturday, February 3, 2018, two-time Olympic medalist...

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Is this Nick Willis’ last, best chance for Wanamaker Mile title?

January 12, 2018

Sixth time a charm for two-time Olympic 1500m medalist at upcoming Millrose Games?

By Chris Chavez, Citius Mag

The 2018 Wanamaker Mile fields were released on Tuesday and the headlining match up from the New York Road Runners’ press release was Eric Jenkins defending his title against Nick...

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NYRR Wanamaker Mile Draws Top International Field

January 09, 2018

Two past race champions and 11 Olympians expected at the Armory's New Balance Track & Field Center on Saturday, February 3

From NYRR

NEW YORK — Two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis will race for his first title in six attempts against defending event champion Eric Jenkins in the men’s field,...

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Q&A with Kyle Merber

February 09, 2017

Gearing up for Millrose Games' Wanamaker Mile, training and being a New Yorker

By Paul Snyder, Citius Mag

I hopped on the phone with my friend and former teammate, Kyle Merber, to chat about his upcoming appearance in the Wanamaker Mile. I figured I’d write up a tidy little page-long...

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