Mile News Tagged Armory Track


Olympic Gold Medalist Matthew Centrowitz to Run in Paavo Nurmi 2 Mile at NYRR Millrose Games

January 23, 2017

Top field expected to challenge Centro on Saturday, Feb. 11 at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center

NEW YORK – Rio Olympic 1500 meters champion Matthew Centrowitz, already a three-time Wanamaker Mile champion, will turn his attention to the Paavo Nurmi 2 Mile at the 110th NYRR Millrose...

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Drew Hunter to Make Pro Indoor Debut at New Balance Games

January 17, 2017

Rising star and high school indoor Mile record holder to run storied distance again at The Armory in New York City

NEW YORK – Drew Hunter will make his professional indoor debut at the New Balance Games on Saturday, January 21 at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center.

The New Balance...

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Getting Big Air

March 04, 2013

By Brett Hoover, Armory Track

Brad Barton's son, a Division I collegiate runner, made the mistake of calling his dad an "old man."

Barton, once an All-American in the steeplechase at Weber State University in Utah, told him, "When you beat me in the Mile, you can call me an old man."

Well,...

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Another Record for Cheserek

February 20, 2013

High School Athlete of the Week

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Athlete: Edward Cheserek
Year: Senior
School: St. Benedict’s Prep
Location: Newark, NJ
800m PR: 1:49.98
Mile PR: 4:02.21
2-Mile PR: 8:39.25

Edward Cheserek, the Kenyan from New Jersey, took care of business on two fronts...

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In Running, It Pays to Be Short (Sometimes)

February 15, 2013

By Sara Germano, The Wall Street Journal

It goes without saying that to be a track champion, you have to be swift. But running pros will tell you that, especially for indoor races, it also helps to be short.

Dozens of Olympians and world champions will toe the line Saturday at the 168th...

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Mile Guide: Wanamaker Edition

February 13, 2013

By Bring Back the Mile

First held in 1908 and known as the Wanamaker Mile from 1926 on, the world famous Mile enters its second year away from the boards of Madison Square Gardens to the uber fast and energetic New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory. Named after Rodman Wanamaker, the...

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Oregon Track & Field Rundown

February 13, 2013

All eyes are on the Millrose Games, where Matthew Centrowitz will chase a record

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

The spotlight squarely is on the Wanamaker Mile in Saturday's Millrose Games.

Nike Oregon Project star Matthew Centrowitz is targeting the meet record on a day in which the Millrose...

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Mary Cain of Bronxville Breaks Girls HS Mile Record

January 27, 2013

Junior shatters long-standing mark in girls HS indoor Mile as well as outdoor mark

By Brian Heyman, LoHud.com

NEW YORK — Mary Cain sat there inside Scarsdale High at 7:45 Saturday morning, just another kid in the room taking the SATs until 12:30pm.

Busy day. Shortly before 4:00pm, she ran...

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Oklahoma on Broadway

January 24, 2013

By Brett Hoover and Tim Fulton, Armory Track 

When Regan Ward toes the line in the New Balance Games high school Mile on Saturday, she might not want to look up. After all, there will be more people looking back down at her than live in her entire hometown of Beggs, Okla. (pop. 1,321).

But...

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Hurdling Into New Territory

April 17, 2012

By Brett Hoover, Armory Track

On the wake of Thursday's steeplechase clinic, conducted by Tom Nohilly at the New Balance Track & Field Center, Dr. Norb Sander, the executive director of the Armory Foundation, has announced the introduction of the indoor steeplechase to a series of high-profile...

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