Mile News Tagged Sam Prakel


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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Q&A with Blake Boldon

April 09, 2021

This year, our ability to successfully execute the Drake Relays, the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships again and also the Virtual Grand Blue Mile with a standing LOC ready to host is deeply embedded in our culture.

By Bring Back the Mile

We recently had a chat with Blake Boldon, Franklin P....

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Focus on the U.S. Men’s 1500 Scene

April 02, 2021

Whoever shows up on the starting line at Hayward Field, rest assured the guys will put on a great show at the U.S. Olympic Trials

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

It's not outlandish to project that one of the most-anticipated events at June’s U.S. Olympic Trials will be the men’s 1500....

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Drake Relays, Grand Blue Mile to Host USATF 1 Mile Road Championships

March 23, 2021

Prakel, Lipari to defend titles in Des Moines on Wednesday, April 21; $15,000 prize purse available

From Drake Relays

Once again, Des Moines will host the USA Track & Field (USATF) 1 Mile Road Championships presented by Toyota, with some of the world's most elite runners competing for a...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2020

December 22, 2020

Longstanding women’s U.S. indoor Mile record shattered; 11th U.S. high schooler sub-4; two outdoor Masters age group world records; COVID-19 causes cancelled events, limited racing year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

The main storyline of 2020 was obviously the COVID-19 pandemic and its...

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Prakel, Lipari win USA 1 Mile Road titles

August 29, 2020

Three men go sub-4; Lipari sets national championship record

Report from USATF

DES MOINES, Iowa – At a rare 2020 USA Championship, thanks to the Drake Blue Oval Showcase presented by Mediacom, Sam Prakel and Emily Lipari won USATF 1 Mile Road Championship crowns, clocking 3 minutes, 58.3...

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