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4.28.17

Jim Ryun reflects upon breaking his Mile world record 50 years ago

“Coach Timmons would reach way down in our souls, find these...


4.25.17

Murphy, Mackey Win USA Titles at Grand Blue Mile

2016 Olympic medalist Clayton Murphy also crushes course record...


4.28.17

Olympic Athlete Brings a Sushi Pop-Up to New York’s Infamous Happy Ending Bar

Former high school Mile ace and Stanford star: “That’s a...


4.27.17

Bloomsday to feature Mile legend Jim Ryun

Three-time Olympian to speak on Friday, May 5 at Lewis & Clark High...


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Olympic Athlete Brings a Sushi Pop-Up to New York’s Infamous Happy Ending Bar

April 28, 2017

Former high school Mile ace and Stanford star: “That’s a performance that sushi lovers savor, I think, because it tells a more round and complete story. People like how open and interactive this omakase experience is.”

By Christina Perez, Vogue

Happy Ending, the dimly-lit and slightly...

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Jim Ryun reflects upon breaking his Mile world record 50 years ago

April 28, 2017

“Coach Timmons would reach way down in our souls, find these amazing talents and pull them out."

By Tom Keegan, Lawrence Journal-World

Somewhere, sitting on a basketball team’s bench or listed way down on a football squad’s depth chart, or standing in front of a gymnasium door searching in...

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Bloomsday to feature Mile legend Jim Ryun

April 27, 2017

Three-time Olympian to speak on Friday, May 5 at Lewis & Clark High School; also official event starter on Sunday, May 7 for the 41st edition

SPOKANE, Wash.—The man who many consider the greatest Miler of all-time will be in Spokane on Bloomsday weekend to share the story of his world record...

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Murphy, Mackey Win USA Titles at Grand Blue Mile

April 25, 2017

2016 Olympic medalist Clayton Murphy also crushes course record with sub-4, earns $2500 bonus; first stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix #Tour2017

By Scott Bush for USATF

DES MOINES - Close finishes defined the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships Tuesday evening in Des Moines, Iowa, as...

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