Mile News Tagged Morgan Uceny

USATF Foundation Announces 9 Inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman Grant Recipients

March 18, 2013

2012 U.S. Olympian and Mile ace Morgan Uceny one of the grant honorees for the Road to Rio 2016

 INDIANAPOLIS - The USA Track & Field Foundation has named the 9 inaugural Stephen A. Schwarzman elite grant recipients, announced Foundation Executive Director Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld...

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Uceny on Kenya: “It Makes You Realize”

February 22, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

By most measures, Kenya is a long way from Indiana. But not by every measure.

“Training in Kenya just makes you realize that you don’t need to have extraordinary means to be a good athlete,” said Morgan Uceny, who spent many of her summers in Plymouth,...

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State of the Mile Report: 2012

December 28, 2012

And the future looks bright for the iconic distance in the USA

By Bring Back the Mile

On January 19, 2012, Bring Back the Mile launched with a cardboard sign and video: the start of a movement to return America’s Distance, the Mile, to prominence and to leverage the emotional appeal of this...

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Morgan Uceny Strikes Back: “I just need to get on the podium”

December 13, 2012

Lightning does strike twice. Just ask Morgan Uceny. But after a run of bad luck, the U.S. middle-distance ace is back on her feet, living in England and has her eyes firmly on the podium… and her opponents.

By Spikes Magazine

Luck. It’s either with you, or it’s not. And if luck has eluded any...

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Morgan Uceny Visits Lincoln and Riverside Cross Country Team

September 27, 2012

By Plymouth Community School Corporation

On Friday, September 21, 2012, Morgan Uceny surprised the Lincoln and Riverside Cross Country Team.   As the team got off the bus in Centennial Park for practice, Morgan was sitting at a picnic table waiting for the team.   She sat with the team and...

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Training with Morgan Uceny

September 03, 2012

By Tim Creason,

U.S. Olympic 1500 meter runner Morgan Uceny describes an average training day with the Mammoth Track Club. Uceny currently trains in Mammoth Lakes, California and San Diego, under the guidance of her coach, Terrence Mahon.

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Uceny Moving on After Olympic Disappointment

September 03, 2012

Indiana native continues to train, compete

By Brett Hess, The News-Sentinel

Morgan Uceny has picked herself up and dusted herself off. But the Indiana native returned to her hometown of Plymouth this weekend and is still unable to erase the memory of her fall and DNF in the 1500 meter...

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Olympian, Morgan Uceny, Meets Fans in Plymouth

September 01, 2012

By Amanda Tetlak, Fox 28 News


A hometown hero is back in the country after an exciting trip to the Olympics.

Plymouth's very own Morgan Uceny spoke to a crowd Saturday and signed autographs at the Blueberry Festival in Plymouth.

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Plymouth Olympian Morgan Uceny to Greet Hometown Fans Saturday

August 29, 2012


Fans and friends of Olympic track star Morgan Uceny have an opportunity to meet and greet the Plymouth native this Saturday during the Marshall County Blueberry Festival.

Uceny, two-time national champion in the women's 1500 meter run, will sitdown for a conversation with fans and...

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Cornell’s Uceny Cuts Season Short

August 23, 2012

By Ithaca Journal

ITHACA, N.Y. - Two weeks after falling in the final of the women’s 1500 meters at the London Olympics, Cornell University graduate Morgan Uceny has decided to call a premature end to her season.

Uceny, the Big Red’s first female track Olympian and the two-time defending U.S....

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