Thursday, August 09, 2012
Anderson will be making her third appearance at the Falmouth Mile having finished second in 2010 and fourth in 2011. She has run the mile in 4:31.05 and in July posted a personal best of 4:04.84 in the 1500 meters at a track meet in Europe. Anderson finished fourth in the 1500 meters at the US Olympic Trials earlier this summer.
The mile event will be held on the Falmouth High School Track beginning at 6 PM on Saturday. Results available HERE.
On Aug. 17, Kampf and Cheever will run in the first annual Liberty Mile on Liberty Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh at 7 PM. The race is expected to be the third largest competitive, one-mile road race in the US with world-class male and female milers competing for a $25,000 prize purse.
Kampf has a best in the road mile of 4:30.95 and won the USA 1 Mile Road Championships in May. Most recently she won the Ryan Shay Mile in Michigan on July 28 and last spring she was second at the Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines. At the US Olympic Trials, Kampf was seventh in the finals of the 800 meters, and also ran in the semi-finals of the 1500 meters.
Cheever recently completed a track tour in Europe where she set a personal best of 4:17.73 in the 1500 meters and was second in the steeplechase at a meet in Belgium. She has a best in the mile of 4:39.5. Cheever was in the steeplechase finals at the US Olympic Trials in June.