Mile News Tagged Lynn Jennings


State Mile Guide: #9 New Hampshire

September 19, 2013

Date of Statehood: June 21, 1788
Capital: Concord
Motto: Live Free or Die

New Hampshire may be one of the smallest states in the Union, but the Live Free or Die state has produced some oversized talents. One of the best American female Milers ever, Lynn Jennings, was a Granite Stater and...

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The Most Important Mile of My Life

August 22, 2013

Encouraged by 1992 Olympic bronze medalist Lynn Jennings: "that Mile cemented my faith in my ability and determination."

By Sarah Bowen Shea, Another Mother Runner

I’d done a timed Mile before–but never one with the eyes of an Olympian glued to me. This time, Lynn Jennings, the 10,000 meter...

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State Mile Guide: #6 Massachusetts

March 29, 2013

Date of Statehood: February 6, 1788
Capital: Boston
Motto: Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem (By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty)

Home to the Boston Tea Party, Massachusetts has always had proud rebel attitude. In fact, thanks to the vision & wisdom of the...

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