Mile News Tagged Alexa Efraimson

Dozen Greatest Moments of Alexa Efraimson’s High School Career

August 28, 2014

Includes 4:32 Mile at 2014 Millrose Games, 2013 World Youth Championships 1500m bronze medal and 4:07 metric Mile

By Brandon Miles,

Just as we were starting to get excited to see what Alexa Efraimson could possibly do to top her historic first three years of high school,...

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High School Star Alexa Efraimson Turns Pro

August 26, 2014

Fellow teen phenom Mary Cain’s successful segue from high school to the professionals ranks influenced her decision.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Alexa Efraimson, the Nike Cross Nationals and USA Junior 1500 meter champion from Camas, Washington, has signed a professional contract with...

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Teen phenom Efraimson poised for more success

June 21, 2014

"I remember going up to my high school coach and I said, 'This girl is special.'" - coach Mike Hickey

By Christopher Chavez,

NEW YORK -- Going into the bell lap of the women's 1500 meter run at the 2014 adidas Grand Prix in New York City, 17-year-old Alexa Efraimson ran on the...

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High School Star Alexa Efraimson Considering Early Pro Career

June 16, 2014

The rising senior had a breakout performance at the New York Diamond League meet this weekend.

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Moments after running a sensational 4:07.05 in the women’s professional 1500m field on Saturday at the adidas Grand Prix in New York, Alexa Efraimson, who is finishing...

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Cranny, Efraimson Clash Set for adidas Grand Prix

May 09, 2014

#1 and #2 in U.S. at 1500m to meet in Dream Mile on June 14

NEW YORK -  Elise Cranny and Alexa Efraimson will go head to head at the adidas Grand Prix on June 14 in the biggest matchup the adidas Girls’ Dream Mile has seen since it began in 2010, organizers have announced.

Tickets for the...

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Alexa Efraimson: The Next Big Thing

April 10, 2014

"The Mile is the ultimate race because it is a combination of strength, endurance, power and speed."

By Brandon Miles, MileSplit

As part of our coverage of the adidas Golden Stripes Tour, Alexa Efraimson was visited for a video feature in the early stages of her junior season of outdoor track...

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Efraimson Sets Mile Meet Record at New Balance Indoor Nationals

March 16, 2014

2013 Foot Locker Cross Country national champion Grant Fisher wins boys Mile in 4:09.46

By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly

NEW YORK -- The third and final day of New Balance Indoor Nationals came to a close here today, with one meet record falling in the distance disciplines. Camas, Wash.,...

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Most of Nation’s Top Distance Runners at New Balance Nationals Indoors

March 11, 2014

Gavigan, Efraimson headline boys and girls Mile fields this weekend in New York City

By Chris Lotsbom, &

Many of the top high school middle and long distance athletes from across the country will be racing this weekend at The Armory for the New Balance Nationals...

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A Scintillating Match-Up at Millrose: Mary Cain Versus Alexa Efraimson

February 12, 2014

What to expect when the two teens meet in the elite women’s Wanamaker Mile on Saturday.

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Anyone who watched Mary Cain win the New Balance 1000m in Boston last Saturday has to wonder what Alexa Efraimson was thinking about that performance. Efraimson will be making...

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Mile Moments Abound in 2013

December 30, 2013

Mary Cain, inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour, 63% increase in Mile prize purses, U.S. high schoolers shine and more highlight banner year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

As the year draws to a close, it is time to recognize and celebrate the numerous highlights, historic achievements and...

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