Mile News Tagged Sir Walter Miler


Meet the Miler: Craig Engels

August 24, 2018

NIKE Oregon Project athlete returns to the birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll on Saturday evening to defend his Ed Murphey Memphis Mile title

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

Craig Engels has been described as a wanderer. He has displayed one of the best mullets (and mustaches) that you'll come...

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Jacob Thomson: America’s newest Sub-4 Club member

August 23, 2018

What I believe makes someone a successful runner is listening to their coach and trying to never miss a beat.

By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun

Jacob Thomson recorded his first sub-4 minute Mile at the 5th Sir Walter Miler on Friday, August 3, 2018 at Meredith College. His 3:57.07 was a huge PR...

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Lipsey Breaks Through, Lomong Breaks Record at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler

August 03, 2018

Five women and 13 men run sub-4:30 and sub-4 minutes respectively at the fifth edition.

From Sir Walter Miler

RALEIGH, N.C. – For the second year in a row, the Sir Walter Miler Women’s race was decided by a sprint down the home stretch. The race started out with Sara Vaughn going to the front...

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Final fields set for 2018 Sir Walter Miler

August 01, 2018

Deepest prize money to-date with $5000 in guaranteed money plus $15,000 in bonus incentives at 5th edition

From Sir Walter Running

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sir Walter Running has announced the final Elite fields for the 2018 Sir Walter Miler. The field consists of multiple Olympians, World...

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Deepest Event Fields Expected at 5th Sir Walter Miler

July 14, 2018

Five Olympians, three past champions and rising stars ready to race at Raleigh summer tradition

From Sir Walter Running

RALEIGH, N.C. – Sir Walter Running has announced its deepest elite fields to-date to compete at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler. The 5th event edition returns to its standard...

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Sir Walter Running’s Summer of Miles: Pop Up Miles Season 4

June 06, 2018

New this year: Session at the Speedway, a multiple distance event on Tuesday, June 19

RALEIGH, N.C. - Now in its fourth season, Sir Walter Running's free community track series, Pop Up Miles, returns to its standard Tuesday nights starting on June 5. The rotating venue series started in 2015,...

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Danvers Native Piazza Joins Sub-4 Minute Mile Club

September 01, 2017

When I finally learned what my time was one of my (VT) teammates started to hug me. It was an incredible moment.

By Jean DePlacido, The Salem News

Drew Piazza keeps getting faster and faster. The Virginia Tech senior from Danvers has had an incredible summer including running a sub-4 minute...

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Track’s Fastest Mullet Is Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

August 12, 2017

Craig Engels' famous hair-and-’stache combo in the running world has been chopped to benefit charity.

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

Craig Engels has long turned heads for his fast running—and his flowing locks.

At the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track Trials, he was fourth in the 800 meters...

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Meet the Miler: Lauren Johnson

July 26, 2017

By Bring Back the Mile

We exchanged emails with rising U.S. Mile star Lauren Johnson ahead of Friday evening's GNC Live Well Liberty Mile showdown in Pittsburgh. Lauren, 30, who is currently living in her hometown of Huntington, Indiana, but is essentially "homeless" this track season before...

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The Unstoppable Star: Mikey Brannigan

January 27, 2017

The first person with autism to break 4 minutes in the Mile shows no signs of stopping.

By John Hanc, Runner's World

He’s been profiled on ESPN, on NBC News, and in the Wall Street Journal in the last year alone. But perhaps the apogee of Mikey Brannigan’s career came in September, when he...

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