Mile News Tagged Doha 2019


Timothy Cheruiyot Crushes Field to Capture 1500m World Title

October 06, 2019

Fast winning pace also produces two national records and numerous seaonal bests; Rio 2016 champion Matthew Centrowitz 8th

By Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - Timothy Cheruiyot led from gun to tape on Sunday evening to add a world 1500 meter gold medal to the silver he collected two...

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Sifan Hassan Wins 1500m World Title in Dominant Fashion

October 05, 2019

Eight women bettered the previous World Championship record in epic race; Hassan earned one-of-a-kind 1500-10,000m gold double!

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - On Saturday evening, Sifan Hassan completed the unprecedented 1500m and 10,000m double at the IAAF World Athletics...

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World Championships Women’s 1500m preview: defending titlist Kipyegon faces formidable field

September 25, 2019

American Doha quartet includes 2011 world champion Simpson, Houlihan, Hiltz & Johnson

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

With major question marks against all the chief contenders, predicting the outcome of the women’s 1500m with any great level of confidence is a tricky business.

The world #1...

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World Championships Men’s 1500m preview: Cheruiyot clear favorite

September 23, 2019

American quartet includes Rio Olympic champion Centrowitz, Blankenship, Engels & Prakel in Doha, Qatar

By Mike Rowbottom for the IAAF

It seems wrong to describe Norway’s Jakob Ingebrigtsen as a wunderkind, because even though he only turned 19 on September 19, he has the attitude – and indeed...

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With focus & courage, Simpson seeks another World Championship medal

September 17, 2019

“To be good for this long you have to be doing just about everything right. You can’t take shortcuts on anything.”

By Michael Sandrock, Daily Camera

Most years, the New Balance 5th Avenue Mile has been an end-of-the-season treat for Jenny & Jason Simpson, coming after the Olympic or IAAF...

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As Elle Purrier Heads to Worlds, the Hay is in the Barn

September 10, 2019

“She’s not scared of doing hard work. There’s no drama with her, you know? She’s like, ‘What are we doing today?’ You tell her what we’re doing. And she just does it."

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

In the past three months, Elinor Purrier has set PRs in the 800, 1500, Mile and 5000...

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Meet Craig Engels, Race Video Fiend

August 11, 2019

“It’s something I do before I go to bed every night, watch a few videos so I can dream about it or something."

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

USATF 1500 champion Craig Engels has trained primed with motivation aplenty since the 2016 Olympic Trials. A 4th (800) and a 5th (1500) in the...

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Shelby Houlihan and her fearsome kick have taken over U.S. track

May 04, 2019

Big goals for 2019 include U.S. record, defending USA titles and a medal at World Championships in Doha

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian / OregonLive

BEAVERTON — Shelby Houlihan beat some of the best runners in the world in 2018 and crushed the U.S. record in the 5000 meters.

It looks like a...

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