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5.26.17

School Celebrates 40 Years of Its Mile Marathon

“The Mile Marathon is the oldest, longest-standing race in Boulder,...


5.23.17

State Street Mile, The Fastest Mile in the West, Set for Sunday, June 4

Race proceeds go to the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Crime...


5.25.17

A Falcon and a Duck Made the Pre Classic Fly

Without a doubt, though, the big, highly anticipated Mile race -...


5.24.17

Dark Horse and The Mile

I never want to do that again... but by the time I make it back to...


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School Celebrates 40 Years of Its Mile Marathon

May 26, 2017

“The Mile Marathon is the oldest, longest-standing race in Boulder, and one of the oldest west of the Mississippi”

By Lisa Jhung, Runner's World

It’s not every day that three-time Boston Marathon winner Uta Pippig dances in the neighborhood streets with elementary school kids before running a...

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A Falcon and a Duck Made the Pre Classic Fly

May 25, 2017

Without a doubt, though, the big, highly anticipated Mile race - Wottle vs. Pre - established this meet as the USA’s must-see outdoor invitational.

By Jesse Squire, Citius Mag

The Prefontaine Classic might not exist without Bowling Green. I am not making this up.

I ran at Bowling Green...

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Dark Horse and The Mile

May 24, 2017

I never want to do that again... but by the time I make it back to my spike bag I'm already thinking about the next time I'll get the chance to race, and it can't come soon enough.

By Lauren Henkel for Tracksmith

On a chilly April Friday night, the North Brooklyn Runners hosted an early...

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The Training of Jim Ryun an American Superstar

May 23, 2017

Ryun’s high school coach, Bob Timmons, was formerly a swimming coach, and he more or less trained Ryun as a swimmer.

By Runner's Tribe

The first American high school athlete to run a sub-4 Mile, multiple world record holder, Olympic 1500m silver medalist. Jim Ryun to this day is an American...

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