Mile News Tagged Nikki Hiltz


Olympians Wightman, Reekie win New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 12, 2021

At 40th edition, nearly 4,000 finishers in 20 heats run, including FDNY / NYPD heat, on 20th anniversary weekend of 9/11; prize purse of $34,000 awarded

From NYRR

NEW YORK - Tokyo Olympians Jake Wightman and Jemma Reekie led a British sweep of the professional athlete races at the 40th...

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Olympians, Past Champions Headline New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 08, 2021

Tokyo Olympians Matthew Centrowitz, Paul Chelimo, Clayton Murphy, Jake Wightman and Jemma Reekie to close seasons by racing down Manhattan’s most famous thoroughfare live on USATF.TV; $34,000 prize purse; 20 heats to be run, including FDNY / NYPD heat to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11

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Hiltz, Prakel win Downtown Yakima Mile

August 28, 2021

Women’s race champion clocks fastest Mile on Washington state soil to collect $5000 bonus

Race reports by Scott Spruill & Luke Thompson, Yakima Herald-Republic & BBTM

YAKIMA, Wash. – Reaching North First Street, Nikki Hiltz knew it was time to go. Or very likely lose.

So when the road Mile...

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Rio Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz headlines Downtown Yakima Mile

August 24, 2021

Top men’s & women’s fields expected, vying for $23,500 plus record & time bonus money; second edition benefits the YWCA Yakima and it family services program

YAKIMA, Wash. – The Olympics may be over, but the competition for the title as the world’s fastest Mile runner definitely is not, and...

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Hiltz, Murphy win adidas Boost Boston Games road Mile

May 23, 2021

"Felt great to be able to close down the last 400, and finish with some confidence 4 weeks out from Trials."

WATERTOWN, Mass. - The 2021 adidas Boost Boston Games kicked off with middle distance action Sunday morning at Watertown outside the city center. The nation’s fastest high schoolers...

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Nikki Hiltz ready to build upon 2019 breakout year

May 07, 2020

“I’m definitely now very driven to just kind of do it all over again, make the Olympic team and then make the final of the Olympics."

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

What a difference a year can make. That’s true by the truckload when 2019 and ’20 are the benchmarks and Miler Nikki...

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Whittni Orton breaks BYU Mile record

January 29, 2020

Cougar senior clocks first sub-4:30 Mile to finish second at Dr. Sander Invitational in New York City

From BYU

NEW YORK – All-American Whittni Orton shattered BYU’s indoor all-time record in the Mile by nearly five seconds, clocking a time of 4:29.76 and earning the top mark in the NCAA at...

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Klosterhalfen ready to defend women’s Wanamaker Mile title

January 23, 2020

German Olympian to face formidable field including American stars Elinor Purrier & Nikki Hiltz and Canadian Gabriela DeBues-Stafford at The Armory; live national NBC broadcast

From NYRR

NEW YORK – Defending champion and World Championship medalist Konstanze Klosterhalfen of Germany, 2018 NCAA...

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Nikki Hiltz looks back at and ahead of breakout season

January 10, 2020

Her chance to make the Tokyo Olympics is solid, but it’s Hiltz’s commitment to staying true to herself from now on that will lead her to the happiest finish lines.

By Erin Strout, Women's Running

It wasn’t until she came out to her family in 2016 that Nikki Hiltz, now 25, started running at...

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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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