Emily Lipari

Birthday: 11/19/92 Mile PR: 4:21.6 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:05.68 - 2018
High School: Roslyn HS
Hometown: Greenvale, NY
College: Villanova University ‘14
Current Residence: Poulsbo, WA / San Diego, CA

Team: The Mission Athletics Club

Emily Lipari opened her 2018 outdoor racing season by winning her first USA title at the Grand Blue Mile, edging 2016 Rio Olympian Brenda Martinez, 4:32.87 to 4:33.07. Two weeks later, Lipari maintained her winning ways on the roads by defending her Medtronic TC 1 Mile crown in 4:40. In August, she continued her hot streak with wins at the West Chester Mile and inaugural Guardian Mile, running 4:28.62 (track) and 4:34 (road), respectively. With 26 points, Emily also defended her BBTM Grand Prix Tour crown.

In 2017, Lipari produced her best professional year to-date by winning three top 2017 Mile races with her strong closing kick: Medtronic TC 1 Mile (4:35), GNC Live Well Liberty Mile (4:35) and HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile (4:28.84, her first track sub-4:30). The former two victories secured the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017 women’s title.

While competing for Villanova University, Emily was an 11-time All-American and won the 2014 NCAA Indoor Championship Mile in 4:38.82 (altitude). The Wildcat finished her collegiate career at the 2014 NCAA Outdoor Championships by placing 4th in the 1500 meters (4:19.60).

Since graduating from Villanova, Lipari has continued to develop into one of the top rising U.S. Mile stars.

FUN FACT: In high school, Emily was more a soccer player than a runner.

News

Herrera Wins, Lipari Defends Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour

September 30, 2018

Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 #Tour2018 GP purse; Eric Avila & Shannon Osika earn Tour Performance-of-the-Year bonus; fifth edition also featured Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” online contest at every stop

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (September 30,...

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Lipari, Willis win inaugural Guardian Mile

August 11, 2018

Debut road race draws 400 runners and awards $14,000 prize purse

By Mike Peticca, special to cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Numerous big cities have signature Mile road runs, and Cleveland hopes to join the club.

Based on the organization and the spirit at Saturday night's first running of...

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Emily Lipari Repeats as Medtronic TC 1 Mile Champion

May 10, 2018

Australian Sam McEntee takes men’s title in event debut; $25,000 Open prize purse awarded; BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018 second stop

From Twin Cities In Motion

MINNEAPOLIS – Emily Lipari of San Diego and Australian Sam McEntee won women’s & men’s titles, respectively, at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile...

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Meet the Miler: Emily Lipari

May 08, 2018

2018 USA Road Mile champion and reigning BBTM GP Tour champion returns to the Twin Cities to defend her title at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile on Thursday evening.

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

The Medtronic TC 1 Mile defending champion, Emily Lipari, is returning to headline another...

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Defending Champ Emily Lipari Returns to Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 07, 2018

Minneapolis riverfront course to host more than 2,500 runners; $25,000 Open prize purse; Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2018 second stop

From Twin Cities In Motion

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Last year’s Medtronic TC 1 Mile women’s champion Emily Lipari of San Diego returns to defend her title...

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Masters, Lipari Win First USA Titles at Grand Blue Mile

April 24, 2018

9th event edition awards $25,000 national championship purse; first stop on the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2018

From Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa – In down-to-the-wire exciting finishes, Riley Masters and Emily Lipari bested their respective fields to win the 9th Grand Blue Mile, the USATF 1 Mile...

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Blankenship, Lipari Win Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017 Titles

October 01, 2017

Grand prix tour with 5 stops awarded more than $100,000 plus $10,000 #Tour2017 GP purse; Clayton Murphy & Emily Lipari earn Tour Performance-of-the-Year bonus; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” online contest at every stop for fourth edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – At the Bring Back the...

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Blankenship, Lipari Win 6th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 28, 2017

Overcast skies and the threat of a downpour fueled athletes to run faster and stronger; sixth edition offered $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – (July 28, 2017) – At the 6th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday evening, runners...

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Blankenship Repeats, Lipari Wins Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 11, 2017

At 12th edition, more than 2,000 run in downtown Minneapolis; second stop on the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2017

From Twin Cities In Motion

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Stillwater native Ben Blankenship and Emily Lipari of Brighton, Mass. won the professional races at the 12th running of the Medtronic TC 1...

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O’Hare, Lipari Win 10th Minnesota Mile

September 11, 2016

4th stop on Bring Back the Mile Tour 2016; two-time defending women’s Tour champion Kampf adds to her standings lead; Crawford & Palmer tied for the men with two events remaining

From Grandma’s Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – Chris O’Hare, a 2016 Olympian from Great Britain, won Sunday’s 10th...

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5 Questions with Emily Lipari

March 20, 2014

Newly crowned NCAA Indoor Mile champion: "As my years at Villanova progressed, I realized how hard it was to win a national championship."

By Pat Price, DailyRelay.com

1) Daily Relay: Congrats on your first individual NCAA championship. The race seemed to play to your strengths. How bad did...

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