Mile News Tagged Nick Willis


Willis keeps Olympic hopes on track

March 12, 2020

"Today I was looking at qualifying for the Olympics and there is a lot of bonus points for running at nationals."

From Otago Daily Times

Double Olympic 1500m medalist Nick Willis provided a thrilling climax to the New Zealand Championships in Christchurch last Sunday, holding off...

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Longevity

February 07, 2020

The truth is it takes a good two years of healthy training to know what you’re capable of so you’ve got to take the long-term approach.

By Nick Willis for Spikes

As a teenager, I never thought it would last this long. What did I think of back then?

I hope that I can make it to the Olympics....

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Olympians, Past Champions Headline NYRR Wanamaker Mile Men’s Field

January 07, 2020

Chris O’Hare, Eric Jenkins, Nick Willis and Filip Ingebrigtsen to line up for signature event at 113th NYRR Millrose Games

From NYRR

NEW YORK - Olympian and 2018 champion Chris O’Hare of Great Britain, 2017 champion Eric Jenkins of the United States, four-time Olympian Nick Willis of New...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2019

December 20, 2019

Longstanding indoor and outdoor Mile world records broken; Herrera & Kampf BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions and more BBTM Effect!

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

The Bring Back the Mile campaign was launched in January 2012 to elevate & celebrate the storied distance, and over the past 8...

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Advice to my younger self: Nick Willis

December 04, 2019

You will learn that you can only explore your absolute limits after two years of uninterrupted training.

By Nick Willis for World Athletics

Two-time Olympic 1500m medalist Nick Willis has learned a lot during his 17-year international career. If the middle-distance runner from New Zealand...

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Veterans Simpson, Willis champions again at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile on record-setting day

September 08, 2019

In thrilling finishes, Jenny Simpson breaks event record by clocking 4:16.1 to edge Elinor Purrier, while Willis wins in photo-finish over Chris O’Hare & Sam Prakel; event & world record 9,275 participants raced across the 24 heats at the world’s most iconic road Mile

From NYRR

NEW YORK –...

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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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