Mile News Tagged Wanamaker Mile


The Unsung Glory of the Mile Run

February 19, 2014

Alan Webb's final 1609.34 meters were a tribute to middle-distance runners everywhere.

By Svati Kirsten Narula, The Atlantic

In 2001, Alan Webb was a senior at South Lakes High School in Reston, Virginia. He was also a distance runner who'd been winning races and breaking records since his...

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Cain Wins NYRR Wanamaker Mile

February 16, 2014

A year later, "Cainsanity" is still very much alive and well at the Armory.

By Megan Hetzel, Runner's World

When Mary Cain stepped onto the Armory track on Saturday afternoon sporting a black Nike Oregon Project singlet, then ran a patient first half in the chase pack before unleashing her...

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Alan Webb Ends His Incredible Track Career at Millrose

February 16, 2014

U.S. Mile record holder ran his last competitive Mile on the track where it all began in 2001.

By Caitlin Giddings, Runner's World

Saturday was an emotional day for the U.S. Mile record holder and 2004 Olympian Alan Webb, who closed out his final track competition with an 11th place finish in...

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Alan Webb Retires from Track & Field

February 15, 2014

“I gave it everything that I had … in every way. Trying to do the best I could with what I was given. That’s what I was always trying to do. Every move that I made, every workout that I ran, I was trying to get the best out of myself. That was the common denominator. Even though I didn’t do as...

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Wanamaker Mile Still Goes the Distance

February 14, 2014

Despite move uptown, Millrose Games centerpiece has retained its cachet

By Sarah Barker, Wall Street Journal

To compete with world class runners, and to win.

Those are Bronxville highschool senior Mary Cain's goals for her second appearance in the women's Wanamaker Mile at Saturday's 107th...

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Plenty of Drama on Tap at Millrose

February 14, 2014

A record try for Cain, a farewell for Webb, a homage to Nurmi by Lagat

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

The Millrose Games in New York, now at the Armory Track & Field Center in upper Manhattan, will be staged for the 107th time Saturday. As always, the meet that has produced so much track...

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A Scintillating Match-Up at Millrose: Mary Cain Versus Alexa Efraimson

February 12, 2014

What to expect when the two teens meet in the elite women’s Wanamaker Mile on Saturday.

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Anyone who watched Mary Cain win the New Balance 1000m in Boston last Saturday has to wonder what Alexa Efraimson was thinking about that performance. Efraimson will be making...

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Team Webb: Millrose Wanamaker Mile - What to Know

February 10, 2014

An excerpt from the Webb family's personal blog on Alan's last Track & Field race at the 2014 Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile. 

By Team Webb

In just a few short days, it’s hard for me to believe Alan will be boarding a plane to compete at what could be his last elite level race in the Mile. New...

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World Championships Medalist Matthew Centrowitz and Teenage Track Sensation Mary Cain to headline NY

January 29, 2014

Three-time Olympian Nick Willis and USA champion Morgan Uceny also among top competitors

NEW YORK — Moscow World Championships silver medalist Matthew Centrowitz and teenage track sensation Mary Cain will headline the NYRR Wanamaker Mile fields at the NYRR Millrose Games on Saturday, February...

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2012 NCAA Indoor Mile Champ Primed for Title Defense

February 28, 2013

University of Tulsa's Chris O'Hare set an NCAA record earlier this month.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Chris O’Hare of the University of Tulsa won the Mile at the 2012 NCAA Indoor Championships and will defend his title on March 8 and 9 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. O’Hare ran 3:52.98 for...

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