Mile News Tagged Bowerman Mile


Ayanleh Souleiman wins the Pre Classic’s Bowerman Mile

June 01, 2015

Matthew Centrowitz makes it close, placing second during the Pre Classic; Manzano placed 11th with 3:53.55.

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Ayanleh Souleiman fought off a kicking Matthew Centrowitz Saturday on the home straight before a roaring crowd at Hayward Field to win the Bowerman Mile, as...

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Can Centro and Leo Challenge Top 5 in Bowerman Mile?

May 29, 2015

A Bowerman Mile win by an American is a pipe dream right now, but a good target for both of them to shoot for would be top five — no American has managed that in the Bowerman since Andrew Wheating was fifth in 2010.

From LetsRun.com

The 2015 Prefontaine Classic begins with Distance Night on...

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Eugene set for another exciting men’s Mile

May 06, 2015

Prefontaine Classic's Bowerman Mile again attracts top international field including defending champion Souleiman and American global medalists Centrowitz & Manzano

From IAAF Diamond League

The winning times of the Bowerman Mile at the Prefontaine Classic have been faster than 3:50 for the...

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Centrowitz, 3:50 yet disappointed

June 10, 2014

“I feel I’m still trying to establish myself as one of the top runners.”

By Jack Pfeifer, ArmoryTrack.com

Matthew Centrowitz was on hand for the big Bowerman Mile that always concludes the Prefontaine Classic meet. He was surrounded by a sea of pan-Africa – Algeria, Morocco, Djibouti, Kenya,...

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World’s Best Milers Flocking to Pre Classic

April 28, 2014

Fastest field in Bowerman Mile history to compete at the 40th Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE, Oregon – (April, 28, 2014) - Asbel Kiprop is only 24 and already among the world’s greatest Milers of all time.  He leads the best field ever to run the signature event at the Prefontaine Classic.

The...

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World’s Top Milers Slated for Bowerman Mile at 39th Prefontaine Classic

May 22, 2013

Recent Olympic 1500 gold medalists Makhloufi, Kiprop headline men’s field; Manzano, Centrowitz lead American contingent

EUGENE, Ore. – The storied Bowerman Mile annually closes the Prefontaine Classic on the highest of notes, but this year’s finale on Saturday, June 1 seems destined to send...

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Kenyan rivals highlight ‘greatest field of milers ever’ for Pre Classic

May 16, 2012

Kenyan rivals Asbel Kiprop and Silas Kiplagat will be back at Hayward Field on June 2

By Curtis Anderson, The Register-Guard

EUGENE, Ore. - The Bowerman Mile has been called the greatest race in America.

With more sub-4-minute performances than at any other U.S. invitational track and field...

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Pre Mile Classic: Rematch in Eugene

May 15, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. - (May 15, 2012) - Nobody does it better when it comes to the Mile than the Prefontaine Classic, and this year’s 38th edition will add to that with a grudge match of the two best Milers in the world.

The Pre Classic, a major stop on the road to the 2012 London Olympics, and part of...

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My First Sub-4

June 19, 2004

My head was pounding and I struggled to catch my breath as my time finally appeared: 3:59.78 and all the pain instantly went away.

By Steve Slattery

The story of my first 4 minute Mile started in elementary school gym class. We were running the Mile and I decided I was going to run as hard as...

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