Mile News Tagged Amanda Eccleston


USATF 1 Mile Road Championship Fields Announced for Grand Blue Mile

April 19, 2017

Event also kicks off the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017 in Des Moines; $25,000 national championship purse with $5000 for each national champion

DES MOINES - Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced the elite fields for the 2017 USA 1 Mile Road Championships set for Tuesday,...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2016

December 28, 2016

Two more U.S. high school boys go sub-4, Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski; two historic Olympic 1500 medals won in Rio by Matthew Centrowitz (gold) and Jenny Simpson (bronze); $480,000-plus record prize money awarded; third BBTM Grand Prix Tour sets records and more highlight banner year

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Three Races That Have Shaped My Running Career

October 07, 2016

These three races don’t stand out as physical accomplishments; instead they each reflect a mental breakthrough and turning point.

By Amanda Eccleston

Every so often a race leaves a lasting impact on you that’s far more than just a good time or a nice win. Over the past 14 years of my running...

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2016 HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile Fields Announced

August 29, 2016

Torrence, Eccleston to defend their race titles; RunnerSpace.com live & free stream; $22,000 prize purse available

From HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile

Are you ready? The HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile hits the track next week on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. In its debut, last year’s event saw 7...

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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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0.03 Seconds

July 27, 2016

But 0.03 seconds doesn’t have to define me. The joy I receive through running and the people involved far outweighs that fraction of a second.

By Amanda Eccleston

0.03 seconds is about the amount of time it takes to blink your eyes. It’s also the amount of time that separated me from becoming...

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Initial Fields Announced for 2016 Sir Walter Miler

July 16, 2016

 HS sub-4 Mile star Drew Hunter to make professional debut on August 5

From Sir Walter Running

For the third year running, the Sir Walter Miler will again return to its standard first Friday night spot on August 5, 2016 at the Meredith College Track. Last year, the Sir Walter Miler was called...

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Exciting 1500 meter races close out U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials

July 11, 2016

Women's 1500m top 3 strongest in U.S. Olympic team history; Blankenship, Andrews and Martinez celebrate first Olympic berths; Centrowitz breaks Steve Scott's Olympic Trials meet record.

By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated

Less than half a second separated the third and fourth place finishers...

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Eccleston running toward Olympics

April 11, 2016

I ran a 5:13 Mile in high school. I was a decent runner, I guess, but I had no idea I would enjoy it this much. I love running.

By Doug Donnelly, Daily Telegram Sports Writer

ANN ARBOR -- Talk about athletes who reach their full potential.

Amanda (Putt) Eccleston was an accomplished runner...

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Boyle finally breaks through with Golden Mile victory

July 11, 2014

Amanda Eccleston cruised to her victory in the Women’s Elite race, finishing in 4:36

By Chris Dobrowolski, The Record Eagle

Ian Boyle was finally able to win the 5/3 Bank Golden Mile.  Boyle, who had never finished higher than fourth after running in the Golden Mile four of the last five...

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