Mile News

2012 National Run a Mile Days Set for May 6-12

March 26, 2012

New website launched for 5th edition; event honors Roger Bannister, the first man to break 4 minutes for the Mile

 BETHESDA, Md. - (March 26, 2012) - The American Running Association (ARA) will host and promote National Run a Mile Days, throughout the week of May 6-12, 2012, the Maryland-based...

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Cardiff rises up to go the extra Mile for Sport Relief 2012

March 26, 2012

More than one million, including Prince Harry & David Cameron, take part in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile

By Penny Post 

More than one million men, women and children have taken part in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile this weekend, with a record number of people taking to the streets...

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Grappling—and running—for Olympic gold

March 26, 2012

By Evan Drexler, Ezra Magazine

...Morgan Uceny '07, will be making an effort to qualify for the Olympics, as well. Uceny was a distance runner during her time on the Hill. She recently was named the world's best 1,500-meter runner by Track & Field News and also claimed the 1,500 title in 2011...

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U.S. runner trains in the mountains with a podium climb in mind

March 24, 2012

Morgan Uceny is a favorite for the 1,500 meters heading into June's Olympic track and field trials. Her first priority is medaling at the London Games: 'I want to be on the podium.'

By Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times

Reporting from Mammoth Lakes -- It's been more than two years since Morgan...

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