Mile News Tagged Lopez Lomong


Simpson, Willis to Defend New Balance 5th Avenue Mile Titles

August 28, 2018

Stellar field with 19 Olympians to toe the line, including Centrowitz, Coburn, Grace, Lomong and Berian; world’s most iconic road Mile race to be aired live on NBC, Sunday, September 9

From NYRR

NEW YORK — Olympic bronze medalist and three-time World Championships medalist Jenny Simpson and...

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Lipsey Breaks Through, Lomong Breaks Record at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler

August 03, 2018

Five women and 13 men run sub-4:30 and sub-4 minutes respectively at the fifth edition.

From Sir Walter Miler

RALEIGH, N.C. – For the second year in a row, the Sir Walter Miler Women’s race was decided by a sprint down the home stretch. The race started out with Sara Vaughn going to the front...

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Final fields set for 2018 Sir Walter Miler

August 01, 2018

Deepest prize money to-date with $5000 in guaranteed money plus $15,000 in bonus incentives at 5th edition

From Sir Walter Running

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sir Walter Running has announced the final Elite fields for the 2018 Sir Walter Miler. The field consists of multiple Olympians, World...

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Deepest Event Fields Expected at 5th Sir Walter Miler

July 14, 2018

Five Olympians, three past champions and rising stars ready to race at Raleigh summer tradition

From Sir Walter Running

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sir Walter Running has announced its deepest elite fields to-date to compete at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler. The 5th event edition returns to its standard...

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World Championships Medalist Matthew Centrowitz and Teenage Track Sensation Mary Cain to headline NY

January 29, 2014

Three-time Olympian Nick Willis and USA champion Morgan Uceny also among top competitors

NEW YORK — Moscow World Championships silver medalist Matthew Centrowitz and teenage track sensation Mary Cain will headline the NYRR Wanamaker Mile fields at the NYRR Millrose Games on Saturday, February...

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NAU’s Lomong among Big Sky’s greatest

December 22, 2013

Two-time Olympian, 3:51 Miler and Lost Boy of Sudan's story #19 on "50 Greatest Men’s Moments” of conference’s 50th anniversary celebration

By NAU Sports Information

No Big Sky Conference athlete’s story has received as much national attention in recent years than the journey of Lopez Lomong....

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Inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013 Ends with a Flourish

September 12, 2013

Highlights of national promotional tour of iconic distance include thrilling races and numerous meet, U.S. Junior, NCAA, course and State records; $120,000 awarded to top Milers

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013, showcasing 14 events nationwide, produced...

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Men’s 1500 Meter Team for World Champs Finalized

July 08, 2013

Centrowitz, Manzano, and Lomong will go to Moscow.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

The confusing and somewhat nerve-racking matter of who will represent the United States in the men’s 1500 at the World Championships next month was resolved on Saturday after a fast race at Meeting Areva, a...

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Is Something Wrong with U.S. Milers?

June 19, 2013

A perfect storm of factors leads to a lack of fast 1500 meter times in 2013 for U.S. men

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

As runners line up for the first round of the men’s 1500 meters on Thursday at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, none of them will have the "A"...

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Olympian and “Lost Boy of Sudan” Lopez Lomong to Present UNA Commencement Address

May 03, 2013

By Terry Pace, UNA Communications and Marketing

FLORENCE, Ala. – South Sudanese-born Olympic track-and-field athlete Lopez Lomong – one of the so-called “Lost Boys of Sudan” – will be the guest speaker for the University of North Alabama’s spring commencement at 10:00am Saturday, May 11, at...

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