Mile News Tagged Track & Field News


TFN HS Girls Athlete of the Year: Katelyn Tuohy

October 23, 2018

Mile and cross country ace became only the fifth sophomore ever to earn the AOY title

By Rich Sands, Track & Field News

The only people that "Girls Athlete of the Year" Katelyn Tuohy has trouble running away from these days are her growing legion of fans. The New York distance phenom produced...

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Track & Field News Interview: Matthew Centrowitz

November 15, 2016

"First and foremost, I’ve always been a racer, a competitor. Even in high school I was never really good at chasing fast times. I just really like to compete, and I’ve carried that mentality throughout my whole career."

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News

At the press conference following ...

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Jenny Simpson Rolling Toward Beijing

July 03, 2015

I wanted to experience what she did—it was, “If she can do it, I can do it.” So that moment with Shalane in 2008 was really important for me.

By Jon Hendershott, Track & Field News

Two-time Worlds 1500 medal winner Jenny Simpson, the 2011 global champion as well as twice an Olympian,...

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