Mile News Tagged Joan Benoit Samuelson


Westbrook’s Lombardo to run in new B2B High School Mile

August 04, 2016

“In the Olympics, I think the hardest race is the 1500 – close to a Mile, and I think people like watching it.”

By Adam Birt, Keep Me Current

The TD Beach to Beacon returns to Cape Elizabeth on Aug. 6 for its 19th annual running. This year, organizers have added another facet to the event:...

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TD Beach to Beacon adds High School Mile

July 30, 2016

Maine’s best HS Milers expected at inaugural event on Friday, Aug. 5, the day before 10K

By Michael Kelley, Staff Writer, Scarborough Ledger

Thousands of runners – from world class to weekend warriors – will take to the streets of Cape Elizabeth on Saturday, Aug. 6 to take part in the 19th...

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The Legacy of Joan Benoit Samuelson’s Olympic Marathon Win

August 05, 2014

Thirty years ago today, she won the first women's Olympic Marathon.

By Roger Robinson, Runner's World

A hush fell as the stadium's giant screens showed her entering the tunnel. For a few seconds she was invisible to the waiting crowd, and to the world at their televisions. Then she ran out of...

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