February 13, 2019
World class athlete facing frustrating, complex process to obtain U.S. citizenship
By Matthew Futterman, New York Times
For years now, nearly a decade, Ed Cheserek’s path seemed obvious.
A gifted teenage runner from Kenya, he had become a high school sensation at St. Benedict’s Prep in...
February 08, 2019
The Ethiopian is a stud and his races so far this year point to something special at the Millrose Games
We’ve already spent 2,000 words previewing the distance action at the 2019 NYRR Millrose Games, but the final event of the night deserves its own article. Sound the alarm and...
January 24, 2019
Two-time world indoor champion Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopia also joins stacked men’s Wanamaker Mile field; live broadcast Saturday, February 9 on NBC
NEW YORK — U.S. Olympian Colleen Quigley will return to The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center on Saturday, February 9 to defend...
January 09, 2019
Signature Millrose Games event from The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center to be broadcast live on NBC, Saturday, February 9
NEW YORK — Olympic medalists Clayton Murphy and Nick Willis, along with the world’s fastest Miler indoors or outdoors last year, Edward Cheserek, will...
January 03, 2019
Centrowitz, Chelimo, Cheserek, Willis and Lipsey expected at 7th edition; $6000 for race champion plus $1000 bonus money to the winner for bettering time standard as well as for breaking flat track Mile “world record”
From JDL Fast Track
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has announced the...
December 20, 2018
Record annual prize money awarded exceeds $650,000; Herrera & Lipari BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions, greatest women’s Mile ever, BBTM Effect continues and more!
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
Bring Back the Mile, since its first year in 2012, has compiled an annual highlight summary of...
December 08, 2018
Fastest Mile clocked on Hawaiian soil; third edition, part of Honolulu Marathon weekend, draws more than 1,700 runners
From HawaiiNewsNow staff
HONOLULU - Hundreds of runners stretched their legs for a quick workout in the Kalakaua Merrie Mile Saturday morning, ahead of the 46th Honolulu...
February 22, 2018
“That’s the thing I’ve been working on, trying to put my name out there. Mo [Farah] is gone, [Bernard] Lagat is gone, so the younger generation is trying to get the position of those guys.”
From the outside, it can appear easy.
Ed Cheserek’s career – and indeed his life – seems...
February 04, 2018
Rachel Schneider defends, Edward Cheserek sets facility & state record and world leading time in the Mile
By Eddie Wooten, News & Record
WINSTON-SALEM — Add UNC-Greensboro alumnus Paul Chelimo to the list of American runners to break 4 minutes in the Mile.
And he did it close to his second...
February 03, 2018
“There are marathons where you can win a ton of money, but this is the most I’ve ever seen for a Mile race.”
By Patrick Ferlise, Winston-Salem Journal
When former Reagan track star Craig Engels learned he would race today in the Camel City Elite for the first time in his career, the pro...
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