Mile News Tagged James Burke

Millrose Champ James Burke Loves the Simplicity of Running

February 25, 2015

The New York high school star is undefeated this season.

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Athlete: James Burke
Year: Senior
School: Port Jefferson High School
Location: Port Jefferson, NY
800m PR: 1:53.49
1000m PR: 2:26.75
Mile PR: 4:11.25
3200m PR: 9:18.67

Key Workout:

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After illness, Millrose Miler James Burke ready to run

January 08, 2015

"To me, it’s the real glory event in track. No matter what event you run in track, people who don’t run track are like, ‘hey, what’s your Mile time?’... People care about the Mile a lot and I’m one of those people.”

By Johanna Gretschel, 2015 Millrose Games High School Mile...

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