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LBSU’s Maldonado enjoying magic Mile

March 01, 2012

49er track standout picked his spot and succeeded, becoming program's first sub-4-minute miler last weekend in Washington.
By Bob Keisser, Press Telegram

Pursuing what is still considered the Holy Grail of track and field middle distance running, a sub-4-minute mile, is one thing. It's...

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Hot Stepper: Exclusive Interview with Shannon Rowbury

February 29, 2012

The 2008 Olympian proves that constant goal setting is a sure path through injury.
By Jon Gugala, Competitor Magazine

One of Shannon Rowbury’s competitors said it best: “She just can’t believe that she’s not a better athlete than every other girl out there.”

That competitor, who will remain...

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Memories of Roger Bannister’s record

February 25, 2012

By Rhianne Pope, Oxford Mail

When Roger Bannister stepped out on to an Oxford running track nearly 60 years ago, he was about to make sporting history.

And now a project at the Oxford Playhouse is looking to hear from the 3,000 people who were there to witness the first sub-four-minute mile.

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Coghlan’s Run at Sports Arena Still a Huge Thrill 31 Years Later

February 24, 2012

But, for me, nothing tops the night of Coghlan’s Mile on the Sports Arena boards during the Jack-in-the-Box Indoor Games.

By Nick Canepa, San Diego Union Tribune

It was 31 years ago this week when Eamonn Coghlan became an Irish storm, when he ran beyond the hype… by a Mile.

Magic was done...

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