Mile News

Montoya, Chapus Win Fast adidas Dream Miles

June 10, 2012

Deepest U.S. boys high school Mile ever - record 9 sub-4:05; and record three U.S. girls sub-4:40 in same race

By Brian Towey |

In a pair of historically deep Dream Mile races during Saturday's adidas Grand Prix at Icahn Stadium in New York, one champion had to be ready to overcome...

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Louis Zamperini on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno

June 07, 2012

Louis Zamperini, 95, was recently featured on NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno, sitting next to actor & director Catherine Zeta-Jones. Louis discusses his experience growing up in Los Angeles as a "rotten kid", the 1936 Olympics and rooming with Jesse Owens, and his incredible story during WWII...

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Brief Chat: Anthony Whiteman, Sub-4:00 at 40

June 07, 2012

By Phil Latter, Runner's World

When 40-year-old Anthony Whiteman ran 3:58.79 last Saturday to win the Music City Distance Carnival’s elite Mile race, he became the first Masters runner (40 & older) to break 4:00 outdoors. (Ireland’s Eamonn Coghlan, Chairman of the Boards, accomplished the feat...

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4 Minutes with a Miler: Shannon Rowbury

June 07, 2012

Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, speaks to U.S. Olympian and #2 Miler on the U.S. list with a 4:20.34, Shannon Rowbury. Shannon, a Bay Area native and Duke University grad was a founding member of the Bay Area Track Club and is coached by John Cook. The interview is...

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