Fifth Avenue Mile

Fifth Avenue Mile

September 09, 2022

Sunday Preview: Loaded 5th Avenue Miles and Great North Runs Are Worth Watching Before The NFL Season Gets Underway

The NFL season gets underway in full force at 1 pm ET on Sunday but there are two great road races worth watching before that that will be broadcast on BBC1 and NBC for free. Can you say Barega, Kiplimo and Bekele?
September 08, 2019

RRW: Jenny Simpson, Nick Willis Continue Winning Ways at New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile

Simpson won in 4:16.2 to barely beat out Elinor Purrier (also timed at 4:16.2) as Simpson broke PattieSue Plumer's previous CR of 4:16.68 from 1990. Willis got his 5th win, taking the men's race in 3:51.7, just edging out Chris O'Hare (3:51.7) and Sam Prakel (3:51.8). *MB: Official 2019 Fifth Avenue Mile Thread: Jenny Simpson wins 8th title in event record 4:16.2 
September 07, 2019

Jenny Simpson's Got the Coolest Job in America and is Ready to 'Rock and Roll' at 5th Avenue Mile and World Champs

Jenny Simpson runs fast, wins medals, plays with kids, and gives away free shoes. What's not to love about that?
August 20, 2019

September 8: Nick Willis, Edward Cheserek, Jenny Simpson, Nikki Hiltz Lead Fields For New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

Men's race also includes Izaic Yorks, Sam Prakel, Henry Wynne, while the women have Allie Ostrander, Cory McGee, Elinor Purrier, Lauren Johnson, and GB's Jessica Judd.
September 09, 2018

2018 Fifth Avenue Mile Results

August 24, 2017

September 10: Jenny Simpson, Emma Coburn, Courtney Frerichs Lead Stacked Fields For New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

The women's race also has Shelby Houlihan, Colleen Quigley, and Brenda Martinez while the men's race is lead by Robby Andrews, Nick Willis, Filip Ingebrigsten, Ryan Hill, Craig Engels, Ben Blankenship and Edward Cheserek.
September 03, 2016

Eric Jenkins (3:49.4) & Jenny Simpson (4:18.3) Win Fast, Thrilling Races at 2016 New Balance Fifth Avenue Mile

Jenkins took down Olympic champ Matthew Centrowitz (3:49.6) at the line as the winning time was faster than what Centro won to win 1500 gold in Rio. Simpson prevailed in a duel with Great Britain's Laura Muir (4:18.5), edging her by 0.2 of a second at the line.
September 02, 2016

RRW: Five Women Doing the Zurich/Fifth Avenue Double

A race in Zurich, a flight to NYC and another race in less than 48-hours for Jenny Simpson, Emma Coburn, Kate Grace, Laura Muir and Stephanie Garcia.
August 30, 2016

September 3rd: Matt Centrowitz And Jenny Simpson Will Lead Deep American Fields At The NYRR 5th Avenue Mile

Centro will be up against Robby Andrews, Clayton Murphy, Ben Blankenship and Leo Manzano while Simpson faces GB's Laura Muir, Emma Coburn, Kate Grace, Shelby Houlihan.
September 13, 2015

RRW: Fifth Avenue Mile A Fun Test For Mother Alysia Montano

Montano ended up 11th in 4:35.4.