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Mile Legend Steve Scott Being Treated for Cancer

Three-time Olympian and former longtime U.S. Mile record holder being treated at the Scripps...


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2015 Camel City Elite Prize Money Announced

Event record of more than $35,000 including $4000 for men’s and women’s Mile champions; indoor...


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Jim Ryun Hopes to Bring Back the Mile

“I would say to the high school associations, we need to be more fan-friendly. People understand...


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Mile Moment of the Month: Rare World Record Set in October

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

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October is a slow...


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Mile News


Work, rest and play: Nick Symmonds

October 24, 2014

Mile repeats least favorite workout, but "I need to run these sessions to be able to run three great rounds of the 800m."

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

U.S. 800m star Nick Symmonds is the latest athlete to answer our work, rest and play questions.

The world 800m silver medalist talks...

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Running in the Family: Kate Grace

October 23, 2014

Mother Kathy Smith, fitness icon, "has been the ultimate role model for my track career.”

By SPIKES powered by IAAF

Kate Grace is the 2013 USA Road Mile champion and a World Relays 4x1500m silver medalist, but she's still only the second most famous person in her family. Her mother, Kathy...

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Long May You Run ... at Sub-5 Minute Pace

October 20, 2014

Top Master and 3:55 Miler goes sub-5 for the Mile for 33rd straight year.

By Christian Cushing-Murray

I woke up this morning, Saturday, October 18, and broke 5 minutes in a Mile. This is not meant to be boastful--those who know me know that it does not require a monumental effort--yet--on my...

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Alan Webb Reinvents Himself as a Triathlete

October 19, 2014

“I’m not the runner that I was, but I still have this opportunity for however long.”

By Scott Cacciola, New York Times

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Alan Webb arrived at Portland International Airport last month and prepared to present his passport. He was scheduled to fly from Oregon to Denver to...

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