Mile News Tagged Hoka One One Long Island Mile

Eccleston, McDonald Triumph at HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile

September 04, 2019

Third race title for Eccleston, McDonald clocks PR; nine men go sub-4 at 5th edition


LONG ISLAND, N.Y. – A lively crowd, competitive fields and near perfect race conditions led to exhilarating finishes Wednesday evening at the HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile as Amanda...

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2016 HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile Fields Announced

August 29, 2016

Torrence, Eccleston to defend their race titles; live & free stream; $22,000 prize purse available

From HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile

Are you ready? The HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile hits the track next week on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. In its debut, last year’s event saw 7...

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For Kyle Merber, it’s all about running and promoting the sport he loves

May 18, 2016

For "grass root market Mile races... it’s really just about community involvement... they really connect with the fans in a way that you don’t necessarily get at a major championship race."

By Tom Surber, USATF

Throughout the long and glorious history of track & field in the United States,...

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Q&A with Kyle Merber: HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile

September 07, 2015

"We just want to help inspire the next generation of young athletes on Long Island. Something as simple as standing on the track during a sub-4 minute Mile, an autograph, or a conversation could change the course of someone’s career. We are hoping to do that."

From Athlete Biz


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Professional Track & Field Comes to Long Island at the HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile

September 02, 2015

The last major Mile race on Long Island was during the 1998 Goodwill Games at Mitchell Field in Uniondale, NY. That race saw Noureddine Morceli of Algeria clock a 3:53.39, and no race since has been run in under the magical 4-minute barrier.

From The Long Island Exchange

Premier Track and...

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Kyle Merber creates inaugural HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile

May 09, 2015

First annual event to recruit national class field in hopes of bringing first sub-4 Mile back to Long Island in 17 years

From HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile 

Premier track & field is returning to Long Island! Thanks to the partnership of Sayville and Smithtown Running Company with HOKA ONE...

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