May 06, 2013
His 2013 approach mimics his 2008 Olympic silver-medal year.
By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World
Nick Willis, New Zealand’s 2008 Olympic 1500-meter silver medalist, will run the Medtronic TC 1 Mile on the roads in Minneapolis on May 9 and a 1500-meter race at the Diamond League meet in...
April 28, 2013
By ONE Sport
New Zealand's Olympic 1500 metres silver medallist Nick Willis (right, PhotoRun) has won the Mile race at the renowned Drake Relays meeting in Des Moines, Iowa today.
He won in a time of 3 minutes 55.70 seconds, over 3 seconds clear of second placed American Miles Batty, who...
April 25, 2013
Open champions could earn $15,000 with a victory and a course record; 3,000 to race down Nicollet Mall at 9th edition; inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013 event - 5th stop
ST. PAUL, Minn. – (April 25, 2013) – Four Olympians will add international spice and proven talent to the professional...
April 14, 2013
By David Monti, Race Results Weekly
BOSTON – (April 14, 2013) – A chilly wind blew through Back Bay here this morning, but did little to deter Nick Willis and Brenda Martinez from winning their first B.A.A. Invitational Miles with powerful kick finishes. Their times were modest, 4:03.3 and...
February 01, 2013
By Tony Smith, Fairfax New Zealand News
Former Olympic Games silver medallist Nick Willis is going to trial his new front-running tactics today in a bid to break four minutes for the Mile on grass at the International Track Meet in Christchurch.
The 29-year-old has set three major goals for...
May 28, 2012
By Andrew Alderson, The New Zealand Herald
The dedication of a selfless brother, the grit of a Vietnam war veteran and the humility generated by being passed by baby strollers on recovery runs are all helping Nick Willis focus on earning a second Olympic medal.
Willis is 68 days from running...
January 22, 2012
"The crowd started singing 'For he's a jolly good fellow' and the place was in chaos, with people running all over the show."
By Grant Chapman, New Zealand Herald
For Sir Murray Halberg, it was a night tinged with death and sadness. For Peter Snell, it was the moment he realized he wasn't...
June 19, 2004
My head was pounding and I struggled to catch my breath as my time finally appeared: 3:59.78 and all the pain instantly went away.
By Steve Slattery
The story of my first 4 minute Mile started in elementary school gym class. We were running the Mile and I decided I was going to run as hard as...
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