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Wonderful, Magical, Magnificent Mile!

Other Mile races will increase awareness and participation overall...as the old saying goes – “A...


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Jenny Simpson recounts epic season

"There's two really high-level goals: Running faster than I ever have, which would place the...


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Marathon, Meh, Try Running a Mile

Running the Mile is becoming more popular among marathoners, children and recreational runners...


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Bolas, Kampf Win Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 Titles

Inaugural grand prix tour with six stops offered more than $85,000 plus $7500 GP purse; Running...


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Wonderful, Magical, Magnificent Mile!

September 20, 2014

Other Mile races will increase awareness and participation overall...as the old saying goes – “A rising tide lifts all boats.”

By Teri Saylor, Running Journal

When I was in college, all freshmen were required to pass a physical education exam that ensured we could swim, tread water or float...

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Jenny Simpson recounts epic season

September 19, 2014

"There's two really high-level goals: Running faster than I ever have, which would place the American record in my sights, and winning medals."

By John Meyer, Denver Post

Jenny Simpson returned to Boulder on Thursday after completing an epic season on the international track circuit, winning...

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Five-minute Mile goal eludes Farmingdale runner, but not the challenge

September 17, 2014

Bannister "became my 'vision quest', I'm just making it age-appropriate by going for a sub-5, not sub-4."

By John Hanc, Newsday

Finishing his warm-up on a high school track in Plainview last month, Joe Picini stopped and faced the crowd of 18 friends and family members who had assembled to...

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Mile Legend El Guerrouj Inspiring Future Generation

September 17, 2014

“It makes me think of when I was young. I had dreams to become an Olympic champion. It is important for young kids to believe and to dream. Sport can do this for them.”

By Simon Turnbull for the IAAF

Ten years on from the Athenian drama of the 2004 Olympic men’s 1500m final, Hicham El...

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