Mile News Tagged Johnny Gregorek


Past champions, rising stars headline USA Mile Road Championship

August 21, 2020

Drake Blue Oval Showcase presented by Mediacom hosts title tilt with stadium finish; $10,000 prize purse

From Drake Relays

Despite a four-month postponement, Des Moines will reprise its role as the host of the USA Track & Field 1 Mile Road Championship when the nation's best Milers compete...

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Olympic Hopeful Johnny Gregorek Still Chasing Dream After Postponement

April 08, 2020

“I believe I can make the Olympics team and I know I can compete on that stage, but I’m approaching it with a more healthy, broad mindset of I just want to be the best runner I can be.”

By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated

Thirteen months ago, Johnny Gregorek was still reveling in arguably the...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2019

December 20, 2019

Longstanding indoor and outdoor Mile world records broken; Herrera & Kampf BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions and more BBTM Effect!

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

The Bring Back the Mile campaign was launched in January 2012 to elevate & celebrate the storied distance, and over the past 8...

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How Johnny Gregorek Finds Stability in Running

October 21, 2019

"Running is woven into everything in my life. It stabilizes everything else... You learn so much that you pull into your personal life about staying calm and happy and living each moment, being there and being present.”

By Cathal Dennehy, Runner's World

Running is a sport of contrasts and...

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Seven-time champion Jenny Simpson to defend New Balance 5th Avenue Mile crown

August 21, 2019

Stellar fields including four-time men's champ Nick Willis at world’s most iconic road Mile; $34,000 prize purse; inaugural Back to School Mile added to 39th edition; event to be broadcast live on NBC beginning at 12:30pm ET

From NYRR

NEW YORK – Olympic medalist Jenny Simpson will race for...

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The Dream Mile, a Bislett Tradition

June 10, 2019

Top international field includes two-time champion Ayanleh Souleiman, Ingebrigtsen brothers and American Johnny Gregorek

From Oslo Bislett Games

The history of the world's most famous track race is now part of athletics folklore. Superstar Mile athletes like Sebastian Coe, Steve Cram, Steve...

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Cheruiyot, Manangoi Headline Bowerman Mile at Pre Classic

May 29, 2019

Loaded field at 20th edition features six men with sub-3:50 Mile PRs including American Johnny Gregorek

From Prefontaine Classic

STANFORD, Calif. - On Sunday, June 30 at Cobb Track & Angell Field, the world’s best Milers will bring their rivalry to the Prefontaine Classic for the meet’s...

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Late-Blooming Gregorek Breaks 3:50 Barrier

March 07, 2019

From a 4:15 HS Mile to sub-3:50 at age 27: "Coach Gags reached out and gave me an opportunity and ASICS was generous enough to sponsor me."

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

“I shocked myself pretty bad with that one,” says Johnny Gregorek, who scared the indoor U.S. Mile record with his...

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Kejelcha crushes indoor Mile world record

March 04, 2019

Ethiopian breaks legend Hicham El Guerrouj's 22-year-old record; American Johnny Gregorek runner-up also sub-3:50

From IAAF

Ethiopia's Yomif Kejelcha smashed the world indoor record for the Mile, clocking 3:47.01 at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday afternoon,...

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Q&A with Johnny Gregorek

December 30, 2018

When I ran faster and did the 3:53 and my dad & I had the fastest combined Mile time was way more exciting & dramatic than my first sub-4 which was sort of lackluster.

By Gary Cohen

Johnny Gregorek was a member of the 2017 World Championships team and finished in 10th place with a time of...

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