Mile News Tagged Olympic Trials

Queen of the Road Mile Chases Olympic 1500 Berth

May 28, 2016

“I dropped a lot of time last year in the 1500 and really put myself as a true contender on the track, and that’s my primary focus.”

By Abigail Lorge, Runner's World

For Heather Kampf, who two weeks ago won her fourth USA 1 Mile road title in dominant fashion, the appeal of the race derives...

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Leo Manzano hopes to repeat Olympic success

May 04, 2016

The 2012 Olympic 1500 meter silver medalist currently spends about six hours training daily, but most of that time is spent away from the track... where the focus is on recovery, getting massages and taking ice baths to keep him going each day.

By Jacob Martella, The Daily Texan

Leo Manzano...

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The Mile: Do the Right Thing, More Opportunities for Women Needed, Good for the Sport

December 17, 2015

2016 Olympic Trials qualifying standards include Mile times for 1500: Thank you USATF! 3:54.00 or better for men and 4:28.43 for women to race at storied Hayward Field in Eugene, OR

By Bring Back the Mile

December 18 update: The USTFCCCA coaches voted in favor of the proposal to run the Mile...

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Sarah Brown Gears Up for Baby, Olympic Trials

September 23, 2015

Despite March 21 due date, Miler hopes to compete at the track Trials next July.

By Alison Wade, Runner's World

Last week, Sarah Brown, a top American 1500 meter runner, made the surprise announcement that she and her husband, Darren Brown, a sub-4:00 Miler and University of Texas...

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Jim Beatty’s “Good Luck” Telegram

September 29, 2013

50 years later a 1956 twenty-six foot love letter with more than 1,200 signatures wishing Jim Beatty luck resurfaces; Beatty first man to run a sub-4 minute Mile indoors

By Wendy Brenner, Oxford American

It takes three people to hold it up, like an anaconda, draped between them and unfurled...

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Jim Spivey-Alive & Kickin’-20th Anniversary-Olympic Trials 1500m

July 08, 2012

With 200 meters to go, I want you tonight, to visualize people breaking into your house - and their names are Steve Scott, Joe Falcon, Terrance Herrington. What are you going to do? Are you going to let them come into your house, and steal everything? This is yours to be defended. Defend your...

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U.S. women break out in long jump, 1,500

July 02, 2012

By Luke Cyphers,

EUGENE, Ore. -- Fans of U.S. women's track, meet depth.

At the 2008 Beijing Games, the Americans didn't get near the podium in the 1,500 meters or the long jump. But on the final day of the Olympic trials Sunday, the U.S. picked squads in the two events that could...

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Nike campers to run exhibition Mile at Trials

June 29, 2012

By Doug Binder, ESPN / Dyestat

The third Nike Elite Camp will bring together 20 top high school cross country runners and the program includes an exhibition Mile that will be held on June 29 at Hayward Field.

As a stipulation mandated by NCAA rules, the shoe-company sponsored event has to...

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Cornell alumna Morgan Uceny nears qualifying to compete in the London Olympics

June 26, 2012

Would be the first Cornell female track athlete in Olympics

By Ed Boulat, The Ithaca Journal

ITHACA, N.Y. - From the plains of Indiana to the hills of Ithaca, to the biggest stages in world athletics.

Morgan Uceny's life journey has been quite an incredible one. At a quick glance, it's a...

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Catching Up With World 1500m Champion Jenny Simpson

June 21, 2012

Simpson discusses the pressures surrounding her world champion status and the challenges of peaking for both the Trials and Olympics

By David Monti, Race Results Weekly

After finishing second at the Prefontaine Classic 1500m on June 1, world 1500m champion Jenny Simpson and her husband Jason...

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