Mile News Tagged Prefontaine Classic


Eugene set for another exciting men’s Mile

May 06, 2015

Prefontaine Classic's Bowerman Mile again attracts top international field including defending champion Souleiman and American global medalists Centrowitz & Manzano

From IAAF Diamond League

The winning times of the Bowerman Mile at the Prefontaine Classic have been faster than 3:50 for the...

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Stockdale’s Haney calm ahead of attempt at 4-minute Mile

May 31, 2014

"If it's under 4 minutes, that would be incredible...but I'm just looking at it like a big opportunity to run fast. I have nothing to lose."

By Zach Ewing, Californian

EUGENE, Ore. -- It's the fastest, and arguably the most prestigious, race of Blake Haney's budding running career.

He has...

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Through the years at the Prefontaine Classic

May 29, 2014

Alan Webb steals 2001 Pre Classic; “It’s kind of a point of pride for us, that we have more sub-4-minute Miles than any other meet.”

By Chris Hansen, Register Guard

For four decades the Prefontaine Classic has been bringing the best track & field athletes in the world to Hayward Field for one...

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World’s Best Milers Flocking to Pre Classic

April 28, 2014

Fastest field in Bowerman Mile history to compete at the 40th Prefontaine Classic

EUGENE, Oregon – (April, 28, 2014) - Asbel Kiprop is only 24 and already among the world’s greatest Milers of all time.  He leads the best field ever to run the signature event at the Prefontaine Classic.

The...

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High School Miler Bernie Montoya to Race in Greensboro

June 03, 2013

By David Reynolds, News & Record

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The top high school Miler in the United States is coming to Greensboro next weekend.

Fresh off clocking a 4:01.71 Mile at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, Ore., senior Bernie Montoya of Yuma, Ariz., will compete at the New Balance...

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Miler Rowbury Might Run 5000 at USA Championships

May 31, 2013

Two-time Olympian at 1500 meters is in the Prefontaine Classic 5000.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Shannon Rowbury, two-time Olympic 1500 meter finalist and bronze medalist in the 1500 at the 2009 World Championships, may be in an unfamiliar position at 3:22pm Central Time on Sunday,...

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That Pre Thing

April 01, 2013

He wasn’t always the fastest. Nor was he the most decorated. So four decades after his death, why is Steve Prefontaine still the most influential American runner ever?

By Michael Heald, Runner's World

The grandstand at Marshfield High School is nearly empty, but it seems like everyone in Coos...

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Webb Breaks Ryun’s High School Mile Record - This Day in Track & Field

May 27, 2012

High school phenom runs epic race against world class field at Pre Classic

By Walt Murphy, Walt Murphy's News & Results Service
(c) Copyright 2012-all rights reserved. May not be reprinted or retransmitted without permission.

EUGENE, Ore. -- South Lakes, Va. High School senior Alan Webb,...

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Kenyan rivals highlight ‘greatest field of milers ever’ for Pre Classic

May 16, 2012

Kenyan rivals Asbel Kiprop and Silas Kiplagat will be back at Hayward Field on June 2

By Curtis Anderson, The Register-Guard

EUGENE, Ore. - The Bowerman Mile has been called the greatest race in America.

With more sub-4-minute performances than at any other U.S. invitational track and field...

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Pre Mile Classic: Rematch in Eugene

May 15, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. - (May 15, 2012) - Nobody does it better when it comes to the Mile than the Prefontaine Classic, and this year’s 38th edition will add to that with a grudge match of the two best Milers in the world.

The Pre Classic, a major stop on the road to the 2012 London Olympics, and part of...

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