April 02, 2020
"To continue to be able to train and compete as a Memorial Grant recipient in honor of Fred Lambert fuels me every single day."
From USATF Foundation
Middle distance runner Shannon Osika was recently awarded a second USATF Foundation Grant in memory of Frederick W. Lambert. The original grant...
August 18, 2019
Fastest women's Mile on Ohio soil; four men go sub-4; prize purse $18,000 at second edition
By Mike Peticca, Special to The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Shannon Osika made history, and Nick Willis made himself two-of-two at the second running of the Guardian Mile in downtown Cleveland on...
April 05, 2019
Top local talent also showcased at Scholastic Mile races; $14,500 Open prize purse
BOSTON - The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced an elite field of world class competitors for the 2019 B.A.A. Invitational Mile, to be held on Saturday morning, April 13, two days before the 123rd...
February 18, 2019
The rising star from Michigan swears by plenty of Zs and a hearty breakfast
By Hailey Middlebrook, Runner's World
Shannon Osika is on a hot streak. Over the weekend, the 25-year-old former University of Michigan runner nailed a track personal record in the Wanamaker Mile at New York City’s...
September 05, 2018
Meet organizers left lane one open to the beloved David Torrence’s honor.
By Johanna Gretschel, Competitor Running
The HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile saw Chris O’Hare of Scotland defend his title, while the United States’ Shannon Osika capture her first victory in the Wednesday night race at...
August 26, 2018
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018 fourth stop awards $19,500; next stop Minnesota Mile on Friday, September 7
By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World
The second annual Ed Murphey Memphis Mile saw two Tennessee records fall under the lights Saturday night at Christian Brothers High School in Memphis. Both...
July 20, 2018
Evening downtown Pittsburgh road race offered a $30,000 prize purse; third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018
PITTSBURGH – At the 7th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh, the pro races ended in two thrilling finishes as Shannon Osika of Ann Arbor,...
April 12, 2018
Katie Mackey to defend women’s national title; $25,000 guaranteed national championship purse with $5000 for each national champion; also the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix #Tour2018 season opener
From Grand Blue Mile
DES MOINES, Iowa - Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced the fields...
December 12, 2016
Honolulu Marathon weekend road event draws more than 1,300 finishers with professional handicap gender challenge won by teenager Edwin Kiptoo in sub-4
By Toni Reavis
HONOLULU – Oh, you could see this one coming a Mile away. 18-year-old Kenyan Edwin Kiptoo was obviously the wildcard at this...
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...
July 10, 2016
June 30, 2016
“That’s going to be really cool being on the starting line with my idols, just unreal to me."
By Marvin Goodwin, The Oakland Press
Nearly 30 years ago, P.J. Osika and Andrea Bowman were competitors trying to make the US Olympic team at the 1988 Olympic Track and Field Trials in Indianapolis.