Mile News Tagged Nick Willis


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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Willis repeats, Osika wins Guardian Mile

August 18, 2019

Fastest women's Mile on Ohio soil; four men go sub-4; prize purse $18,000 at second edition

By Mike Peticca, Special to The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Shannon Osika made history, and Nick Willis made himself two-of-two at the second running of the Guardian Mile in downtown Cleveland on...

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Guardian Mile returns with defending champions, sub-4 Milers and growing field

August 16, 2019

“The goal of the Guardian Mile has always been to provide an amazing race, great experience and bring in the top local, national and international elite athletes..."

By Mike Peticca, Special to The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The second running of the Guardian Mile on Saturday is expected...

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Field announced for Emsley Carr Mile

July 09, 2019

Tefera, Ingebrigsten, Willis, Grice, O'Hare and 2017 champion Wightman top entrants for storied Mile event

From IAAF

LONDON - World indoor 1500m record holder Samuel Tefera is among the headliners announced for the Emsley Carr Mile at the Müller Anniversary Games, the 10th stop of the 2019...

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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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Colleen Quigley to Defend Women’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile Title

January 24, 2019

Two-time world indoor champion Yomif Kejelcha of Ethiopia also joins stacked men’s Wanamaker Mile field; live broadcast Saturday, February 9 on NBC

From NYRR

NEW YORK — U.S. Olympian Colleen Quigley will return to The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center on Saturday, February 9 to defend...

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Murphy, Willis, Cheserek headline men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile field

January 09, 2019

Signature Millrose Games event from The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center to be broadcast live on NBC, Saturday, February 9

From NYRR

NEW YORK — Olympic medalists Clayton Murphy and Nick Willis, along with the world’s fastest Miler indoors or outdoors last year, Edward Cheserek, will...

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Camel City Elite 2019 Draws Top Mile Fields

January 03, 2019

Centrowitz, Chelimo, Cheserek, Willis and Lipsey expected at 7th edition; $6000 for race champion plus $1000 bonus money to the winner for bettering time standard as well as for breaking flat track Mile “world record”

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has announced the...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: The Navy Mile

September 27, 2018

BBTM GP Tour final stop on Sunday, September 30 celebrates its 4th year of Mile races on Pennsylvania Avenue in our nation's capital

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

The 4th The Navy Mile, presented by USAA and final stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018 can be broken up, much like the...

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Simpson Earns Record-Extending 7th Win at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 09, 2018

Wightman men’s champion; a record-tying 17 women sub-4:30; also an event record 7,704 finishers across 22 heats in world’s longest running road Mile; $30,000 prize purse awarded

From NYRR

NEW YORK — The USA’s Jenny Simpson raced to her record-extending 7th win and Great Britain’s Jake...

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