Mile News Tagged Wanamaker Mile


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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Cain Starting to Prove She’s Very Able

February 25, 2013

By Joe Battaglia for the IAAF

NEW YORK, USA - As the pulsating stadium anthem reverberated through the 168th Street Armory in Upper Manhattan, Mary Cain punched the sides of her legs with clenched fists and whispered, “Come on!” to herself as she turned back toward the starting line.

While...

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Team Schumacher Wants to Make the Millrose Games a Habit

February 21, 2013

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Jerry Schumacher, who coaches the elite Oregon Track Club/Portland training group, attended his first Millrose Games last weekend.

Now, he can't wait to go back.

"Great meet, great crowd," Schumacher said after watching Lopez Lomong of OTC/Portland nip favored ...

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A Beautiful Night for the Mile: Reid, Lomong Win the Wanamaker Mile

February 16, 2013

Multiple records topple in the Armory Saturday night as high school phenom Mary Cain betters her own U.S. record, while Lomong and O’Hare take the storied race into new terrain.

By Duncan Larkin, Mile wire 

NEW YORK – Under the bright lights and amidst the roaring of a sold-out crowd at the...

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High School Junior Makes Mile the Race to Watch

February 15, 2013

By Ken Belson, The New York Times

The high point of the Millrose Games is typically the men’s Wanamaker Mile, the finale of the country’s best known indoor track and field meet. At this year’s meet, which will be held Saturday at the 168th Street Armory in Upper Manhattan, the highlight may end...

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Connolly and Centro Bookend a Colorful Wanamaker History

February 14, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

Last year, New York Road Runners sponsored the men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile for the first time. Matthew Centrowitz took charge to win his professional debut at the distance in 3:53.92.

On Saturday night, Centrowitz will return to the New Balance Track &...

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Cabral Comes to NYRR Wanamaker on a Mile High

February 13, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

Donn Cabral was a track star at Connecticut’s Glastonbury High School, about two hours northeast of New York City. After that, he was a track star at New Jersey’s Princeton University, about an hour southwest. Never all that far from the Millrose Games, but...

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Mile Guide: Wanamaker Edition

February 13, 2013

By Bring Back the Mile

First held in 1908 and known as the Wanamaker Mile from 1926 on, the world famous Mile enters its second year away from the boards of Madison Square Gardens to the uber fast and energetic New Balance Track & Field Center at the Armory. Named after Rodman Wanamaker, the...

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Oregon Track & Field Rundown

February 13, 2013

All eyes are on the Millrose Games, where Matthew Centrowitz will chase a record

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

The spotlight squarely is on the Wanamaker Mile in Saturday's Millrose Games.

Nike Oregon Project star Matthew Centrowitz is targeting the meet record on a day in which the Millrose...

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Grace on Fire: 5 Questions with Kate Grace

February 12, 2013

By Mario Fraioli, Competitor Group

Kate Grace is off to a hot start on the indoor track circuit this winter. The 24-year-old, who is sponsored by Oiselle and trains with Frank Gagliano’s New Jersey-New York Track Club, turned more than a few heads with an 8:55.06, second-place finish in the...

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