Mile News Tagged Shannon Rowbury


America’s Fastest: Shannon Rowbury

December 19, 2015

I’m really, really proud of what I’ve accomplished. I’m so fortunate to have had such a successful year.

From Spikes powered by IAAF

Over the last seven years Shannon Rowbury has been one of the USA's most consistent middle distance performers. In 2015 she proved herself as one of the best...

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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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Record-breaker Shannon Rowbury

December 01, 2015

“I know it motivates me to perform better and I would imagine it does the same for her.” – Rowbury on her rivalry with fellow ace American Miler Jenny Simpson

By Alex Mills, Athletics Weekly

With less than a year to go until Rio 2016, the women’s 1500m is set to be one of the stand-out...

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What Athletes Eat: Miler Shannon Rowbury’s Salmon and Kale Salad

October 03, 2015

I have this meal the night before a race, but also pretty regularly. It's my go-to favorite. I had it in Portland before leaving for Asia.

By Kelly O'Mara, espnW

Two-time U.S. Olympian Shannon Rowbury, the U.S. record holder in the 1500 meters, knows exactly what she likes to eat. So much so...

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How to Survive Running in a Pack—and Break Free

October 01, 2015

"It's tit-for-tat, so you're not making a lot of decisions. When they go, I go. When they slow down, I slow down. Finally, you're preparing for when you're going to strike. It's empowering to determine when to strike. It's a much more predatory position than leading a race and having to fend...

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Bolas, Kampf Defend Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour Titles

September 13, 2015

Grand prix tour with 4 stops awarded more than $80,000 plus $7500 GP purse; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event for second edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Jack Bolas and Heather Kampf defended their Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour titles with 16...

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Champions Lead Star-Studded Field in the World’s Most Iconic Road Mile: the NYRR 5th Avenue Mile

September 08, 2015

2014 defending champion Jenny Simpson joins past winners Shannon Rowbury, Matthew Centrowitz, Nick Willis, and Bernard Lagat in event to be televised live on WABC-TV, Channel 7 and ESPN2 from 1:00 to 1:30pm on Sunday, September 13.

6,000 runners are expected to run past thousands of supporters...

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Women’s 1500m Final – IAAF World Championships, Beijing

August 25, 2015

Dibaba wins Ethiopia’s first ever gold in the 1500m; becomes first woman to concurrently hold world indoor and outdoor records and world indoor and outdoor titles; Shannon Rowbury 7th, top U.S. in metric Mile

From IAAF

It took little more than 4 minutes for Genzebe Dibaba to run the full...

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All four U.S. women qualify for Semifinal in the 1500m at IAAF World Championships

August 22, 2015

The Semifinal will be run on Sunday, August 23 at 8:45 pm local time. Live stream information available, here.

From USATF

All four U.S. women qualified for the semifinal in the 1500, two automatically and two by time. A slowish early pace kept the pack together in the first heat, with Shannon...

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2015 IAAF World Championships Preview: Women’s 1500

August 18, 2015

Can Americans Jenny Simpson and Shannon Rowbury somehow take down Genzebe Dibaba?

From LetsRun.com

What a race. This race has it all.

The returning champ.

The European champ who has run 3:56.05.

Two historically fast Americans.

And, oh yeah, the world record holder.

The women’s...

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