March 20, 2013
Date of Statehood: December 18, 1787
Motto: Liberty & Prosperity
New Jersey is home to some of the fastest Miles on U.S. soil including Eamonn Coghlan's (IRL) former U.S. indoor All-Comers record of 3:49.78 (and former world record) set in 1983 (video) and Romanian Doina...
February 20, 2013
High School Athlete of the Week
By Marc Bloom, Running Times
Athlete: Edward Cheserek
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...
February 16, 2013
By Jim Lambert, The Star-Ledger
Edward Cheserek of St. Benedict's Prep, the No. 1 high school distance runner in the nation and the best distance runner in New Jersey high school history, announced his eagerly anticipated college choice tonight.
And the winner is Oregon!!!!!
He made his...
May 30, 2012
Junior hoping to join elite group with a sub 4-minute Mile
By Ron Jandoli, St. Benedict's Preparatory School
Edward Cheserek will be chasing a benchmark few have achieved when he headlines the field in the Dream Mile on June 9 in New York City.
As he toes the starting line at the Adidas...
March 09, 2012
By Vincent M. Mallozzi, New York Times
NEWARK — One recent morning at St. Benedict’s Prep, Edward Cheserek was asked how long it took him to get to a practice at Branch Brook Park, about a mile away.
If I hurry,” said Cheserek, an 18-year-old junior from Kenya, “about four minutes.”