Mile News Tagged Elinor Purrier


Elinor Purrier, UNH’s most decorated athlete, begins her professional running career

July 03, 2018

“Now it’s a different atmosphere because it’s my job. I think that a lot of things are going to change as a professional runner..."

By Nick Stoico, Monitor staff

After graduating in May as the most decorated athlete in University of New Hampshire history, Elinor Purrier turned pro by signing...

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How a dairy farmer from Vermont became an NCAA Mile champ

April 03, 2018

UNH's Elinor Purrier says farming has taught her to be resilient. “It’s taught me life isn’t a piece of cake, it’s going to throw a thousand challenges at you at once.’’

By Stan Grossfeld, Boston Globe Staff

MONTGOMERY, Vt. — After Elinor Purrier won the Mile in the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track &...

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Favorites Kerr, Purrier Win NCAA Indoor Mile Titles

March 11, 2018

New Mexico Lobo defends, while Purrier edges Jones at the tape for first national crown

By LetsRun.com

COLLEGE STATION, Texas —  Redemption.

Look at the results of the Mile finals at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships and you’ll see that New Mexico’s Josh Kerr and New...

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