Mile News Tagged Craig Engels


Olympians, two-time men’s champion, 2018 women’s runner-up headline 25th Falmouth Elite Mile

July 29, 2021

Guaranteed prize purse of $25,000 plus time and record bonus money available

From Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. - Falmouth Road Race, Inc., organizers of the Falmouth Elite Mile, an invitational Mile open to male sub-4:00 and female sub-4:40-minute Mile runners, have announced the fields...

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Hocker beats gold medalist Centrowitz, earns Olympic spot

June 28, 2021

The youngest outdoor national champion in the 1500 or Mile since 1911: “This whole year, I felt like I was proving myself to the world, but also proving my talent to myself."

By David Woods, Indianapolis Star

Over the course of three minutes, Cole Hocker was far from the desired destination,...

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Seven Things You Should Know About Craig Engels

June 26, 2021

“I actually don’t know how many miles a week I’m running. I don’t care, just whatever my body is feeling.”

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

Craig Engels burst onto the U.S. running scene in 2017, during his final year at the University of Mississippi. He was the athlete with the mullet...

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Hobbs Kessler Crushes U.S. High School 1500 Record

May 30, 2021

“I thought the clock was off for a second. It was cartoonish. It just didn’t seem real.”

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

Enough talk about potential. On a Saturday night in Portland at Lewis & Clark’s Griswold Stadium, Hobbs Kessler (Skyline, Ann Arbor, Michigan) proved to the world...

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Avila, Schneider Capture USATF 1 Mile Road Championship Crowns

April 21, 2021

First time national titlists pocket $3000 each in Des Moines; $15,000 overall awarded to the top 10

From Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa — In exciting races, rising stars Eric Avila and Rachel Schneider captured the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships presented by Toyota Wednesday night on the...

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Engels, Kampf, Murphy Headline Fields at USATF 1 Mile Road Championships

April 20, 2021

The USA Championship prize purse totals $15,000 and goes 10 deep with $3000 to each national champion

From USATF

DES MOINES, Iowa – USATF champions, World Championship qualifiers and an Olympic medalist headline Wednesday’s fields at the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships presented by Toyota...

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Focus on the U.S. Men’s 1500 Scene

April 02, 2021

Whoever shows up on the starting line at Hayward Field, rest assured the guys will put on a great show at the U.S. Olympic Trials

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

It's not outlandish to project that one of the most-anticipated events at June’s U.S. Olympic Trials will be the men’s 1500....

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Craig Engels: Full speed to the U.S. Olympic Trials 1500

February 23, 2021

"I do know I have to be ready for a 3:29 1500 if I want to be in medal contention at the Olympics. So we’ve been just mentally getting ready, doing a lot of workouts that are going to help with that.”

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

You think you're pining for the U.S. Olympic Trials?...

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When not winning races, Craig Engels can light up a room

April 05, 2020

"You don’t have to 24 / 7 serious to be a U.S. champion. You have don’t have to make a choice."

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian / OregonLive

Coach Pete Julian remembers when Craig Engels first breezed into Julian’s group of elite distance runners within the Nike Oregon Project in 2017, smile spread...

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Craig Engels wins the fans at Camel City Elite meet

February 09, 2020

Third place finish by North Carolina native & U.S. champion doesn't damper meet-and-greet excitement

By Eddie Wooten, Winston-Salem Journal

He had just crossed the finish line, placing third in the Camel City Elite 800 meter race at JDL Fast Track. Craig Engels' time of 1 minute and 49.03...

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