Mile News


Liquori’s Dream Mile Anniversary Quiet

May 16, 2011

By Robbie Andreu, The Gainesville Sun

Marty Liquori’s phone has been relatively quiet the past week. That’s not the way it used to be with the approach of a significant anniversary of the Dream Mile.

“When it was 10 years, 20 years, I’d get a lot of phone calls about it,” he said. “But you...

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Forty Years After a Dream Mile, a Harsh Reality for Track

May 15, 2011

By Tim Connelly, The New York Times

The news that the Millrose Games are leaving Madison Square Garden after 97 years to relocate uptown to the 168th Street armory reminds us of how indifferent we are to track and field. And yet, in a coincidence of timing, we remember, too, that we were not...

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Peter Snell Interview

May 01, 2011

There were other very nice moments such as when I was trying to run a sub-4 minute Mile and ended up breaking the World Record!

By Gary Cohen

Peter Snell of New Zealand won the Gold Medal in the 1960 Olympic 800 meter run in Rome, Italy by 0.07 seconds, clockng 1:46.48. Four years later in...

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Off to a Blazing Start

September 20, 2010

Less than six years after taking up distance running, Andrew Wheating has emerged as the next great American Miler

By Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated

He ran not for crypto-religious reasons, but to win races, to cover ground fast. —John L. Parker Jr., Once a Runner

Most gifted young runners...

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