Mile News Tagged Wanamaker Mile


What It Takes to Run a Sub-4 Minute Mile for 20 Years Straight

February 04, 2022

"I honestly believe the main reason why the Mile has sustained its status in America compared to all the other countries is because... everyone has a reference point. And that’s a big deal in sports."

By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside

Last Saturday, while competing in the Wanamaker Mile at the...

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Purrier St. Pierre, Hoare Capture WHOOP Wanamaker Mile Titles

January 29, 2022

Nine men go sub-4 with veteran Willis clocking sub-4 for record 20th consecutive year

From Millrose Games media

NEW YORK - Both the WHOOP Wanamaker Mile races lived up to their expectations Saturday afternoon during the 114th Millrose Games at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center.

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Rising stars, veterans to clash in WHOOP Men’s Wanamaker Mile

January 11, 2022

Recent Wanamaker runner-ups and Tokyo Olympians Josh Kerr & Olli Hoare headline top international field; watch the 114th Millrose Games LIVE on NBC from 2:30-4:30pm EST

NEW YORK - At the 114th Millrose Games, Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist Josh Kerr of Great Britain and fellow Olympic finalist...

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Purrier St. Pierre Headlines Stellar WHOOP Women’s Wanamaker Mile Field

January 06, 2022

U.S. indoor Mile record holder & Tokyo Olympian ready to defend crown on Saturday, January 29 at The Armory; watch the 114th Millrose Games LIVE on NBC from 2:30-4:30pm EST

NEW YORK - Defending champion and American record holder Elle Purrier St. Pierre leads a deep WHOOP Women’s Wanamaker Mile...

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Defending champion Elle Purrier St. Pierre, rising star Cole Hocker headline WHOOP Wanamaker Mile

November 19, 2021

Marquee event of the 114th Millrose Games set for Saturday, January 29, 2022 at The Armory.

From The Armory Foundation

NEW YORK - The Armory Foundation has announced that WHOOP, the human performance company, will be the title sponsor of the 2022 WHOOP Wanamaker Mile in the upcoming 114th...

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Looking Back at the Best Moments from the Millrose Games

January 10, 2021

From Paavo Nurmi to Mary Decker to Eamonn Coghlan to Bernard Lagat to Elinor Purrier, stars have shone brightly at the oldest continuously contested U.S. indoor track meet

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

For the first time since the inaugural competition in 1908, the Millrose Games, the...

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COVID-19 Triggers 2021 Millrose Games Cancellation

December 27, 2020

The world’s most prestigious indoor track & field meet will return to The Armory on February 12, 2022

From The Armory Foundation

NEW YORK – The Armory Foundation has decided after extensive consultations with health experts that, due to rising cases nationally of COVID-19, it is advisable to...

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Don Gehrmann: Wisconsin Badger Mile star

September 19, 2020

London 1948 Olympian won 39 consecutive major Mile races from 1949-52 and also four consecutive Wanamaker Mile titles (1949-52)

From USTFCCCA

Don Gehrmann of Wisconsin – the first athlete to ever win three NCAA titles in the Mile / 1500 meters – rarely had a particularly fast time.

“I only...

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Chairman Coghlan of the Boards

May 02, 2020

"I was able to go out on my terms by running the first sub-4 minute Mile at the age of 41. That was a big, big deal back in 1994."

By James McMahon, RTÉ Sport Journalist

From Drimnagh in Dublin to becoming a revered name in America for his exploits as an indoor runner, Eamonn Coghlan...

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My favorite sporting moment: When Marcus O’Sullivan ripped up the boards at the Garden

April 17, 2020

It was one of the greatest highlights and inspiring moments of my first year at Villanova, definitely one of those moments where you get that feeling if you see it, you can be it.

By Sonia O'Sullivan, The Irish Times

In the winter of 1988 I’d just turned 18-years-old and had been at Villanova...

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