Women's race has Amanda Eccleston, Morgan Uceny, Nicole Tully, Heather Kampf, Cory McGee.
*Meet The Competitors: Drew Hunter Has 8 Siblings And Wants To Run An Ultra One Day
*Before He Was A Runner Johnny Gregorek Was A Baseball Pitcher And Has Been Dating His Girlfriend Since Sophomore Year Of HS
*Nicole Tully Once Competed In AN Oreo Case Race And Finished The Whole Package In 14-Minutes
*Donnie Cowart Used The Childhood Game "Red Rover" To Flirt With Girls "I would picked two cute girls to run between. I’d intentionally not break through, so I got to hold their hands!"
*Morgan Uceny Spent Her Childhood Summers Helping Her Mason Dad Carry Bricks And Mortar "I was working on my tan and my muscles simultaneously."
*A Whole Bunch More "Meet The Competitor" Features On The Sir Walter Miler Home Page
Hudgins has a rare autoimmune disease which has hindered his training and life since college. However, he has persevered and ran 3:59.67 to place 5th at the Sir Walter Miler.
*MB: Brandon MF Hudgins!!!! Sub-4 and more
Robby Andrews and Stephanie Garcia tuned up for Worlds with wins in the mile in North Carolina before a raucous crowd. *Official Press Release
The two meets this weekend try to cater to the non-die hard track fan.
Women's field has Morgan Uceny, Erin Donohue and Emily Lipari. Men's lead by Cory Leslie, Craig Forys, Ford Palmer.
Cowart titles his blog "A 15 Year Journey To 4 Minutes" which started with a 5:29 in 8th grade, progressed to a 4:22 as a senior and a 4:04 as a college senior and now has reached a 3;58.43.
*LRC Archive: We Called Cowart "The Happiest 4th Place Guy In History" After The Steeple At The 2012 Olympic Trials
The the first sub 4 minute mile that Raleigh has seen in over 40 years. Really cool pic of fans lining the whole finishing straight.
Heidi Gregson won the women's race in 4:34.
Last year it was an impromptu event that drew a huge crowd as one guy, Sandy Roberts, tried to go sub-4 in the mile (he ran 4:01). This year they're making it bigger with a full elite men's and women's field as well as a local "celebrity" race which will be handicapped and a party with live music and food afterwards.