Mile News Tagged Runner's World


Centrowitz: 3:31.96 for 1500 Meters in Lausanne

August 23, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

In an Athletissima meet in Lausanne, Switzerland in which Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake predictably won their separate sprints and Kenyans acquitted themselves for some of their London Olympic disappointments, let's give prominent play here to the most...

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Brief Chat: Gabriele Anderson Looks Ahead

August 14, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Gabriele Anderson, 26, was the fourth-place finisher in the 1500 meter run at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene. On July 17 in Lignano, Italy she lowered her personal best to 4:04.84. Anderson is a survivor of two types of cancer—adenoid cystic...

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Fast Genes

July 30, 2012

An Olympic medal eluded his dad in 1976. Today, Matthew Centrowitz aims to fulfill the family dream.

By John Brant, Runner's World

Several times a week, the most accomplished father-son duo in the history of middle-distance racing engages in a transcontinental telephone call, continuing a...

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The Return of Alan Webb

June 25, 2012

By Alex Hoyt, Runner's World

On January 6, 2012, Alan Webb returned to the Armory, a brick bastion of a facility in Upper Manhattan where, almost 11 years earlier, he became the first high schooler since 1967 to break 4:00 in the Mile, and the first ever to do so indoors. This race was...

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Olympian Then & Now: Gabe Jennings

June 20, 2012

By Matt McCue, Runner's World

In 2000, Gabe Jennings, then a junior at Stanford, won the 1500 meters at the U.S. Olympic Trials in 3:35.90 to qualify for the Olympic team. At the Olympics, he placed 9th in his semi-final. He was never able to make another Olympic team owing to lingering...

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Brief Chat: Morgan Uceny’s Fast 1500s

June 20, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Morgan Uceny enters the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials with the year's fastest American time in the women's 1500 by 4 seconds, a 4:01.59 for fourth place in Rome. In 2011, Uceny was the USATF champion in the 1500, had the fastest 1500 time in the world, a 4:00.06,...

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Brief Chat: Anthony Whiteman, Sub-4:00 at 40

June 07, 2012

By Phil Latter, Runner's World

When 40-year-old Anthony Whiteman ran 3:58.79 last Saturday to win the Music City Distance Carnival’s elite Mile race, he became the first Masters runner (40 & older) to break 4:00 outdoors. (Ireland’s Eamonn Coghlan, Chairman of the Boards, accomplished the feat...

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Olympian Then and Now: Suzy Favor Hamilton

June 06, 2012

By Matt McCue, Runner's World

One of the most decorated U.S. runners in history, Suzy Favor Hamilton was an Olympian in 1992, 1996, and 2000. During her long career, the mid-distance specialist set PRs of 1:58.10 for 800 meters, 3:57.40 for 1500 meters and 15:06.48 for 5000 meters. She lives in...

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Brief Chat: Andrew Wheating’s Next Moves

May 25, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

EUGENE, Ore. - Andrew Wheating, a 2008 Olympic 800-meter runner while still a University of Oregon undergraduate, will compete at the Prefontaine Classic in Eugene, probably in the Bowerman Mile on Saturday, June 2 but possibly in the International Mile on...

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Brief Chat: Leo and the Manzano Mile

March 05, 2012

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Leo Manzano, who kicked past Matthew Centrowitz to defend his 1500-meter title at the 2012 USA Indoor Championships, is the founder and host of the Manzano Mile in Austin, Texas on March 24, a series of miles and mile relays for all age groups to be staged at...

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