Mile News


Senior Masters Ace Kathryn Martin, 65, Runs Blazing Mile World Record

March 18, 2017

A year-round training approach equals a mix of speed, strength and distance so she is always prepared to race well at events of any length.

By John A. Kissane, Runner's World

American and world records don’t come easily for Kathryn Martin, but anyone would be excused for thinking otherwise....

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Samford track star Karisa Nelson wins school’s first-ever national championship

March 16, 2017

"When I came to Samford, I didn't necessarily come for track. I picked the school that was going to be best for me."

By Cheryl Wray, AL.com

Samford junior track standout Karisa Nelson captured her school's first-ever national championship after running a thrilling Mile at the recent NCAA...

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Greatest College Athlete of All Time? Cheserek Has 17 National Titles including Indoor Mile

March 15, 2017

The University of Oregon senior has climbed to second on the list of collegiate champions.

By John A. Kissane, Runner's World

Edward Cheserek of the University of Oregon won two events at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 10 and 11 in College Station, Texas, bringing his...

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Needham indoor track sees success this season

March 14, 2017

“The guys had a running bet with themselves, to see how many could finish (the Mile) in under 5 minutes, and we had 18 total.”

By Mike Biglin, Wicked Local Needham

The Needham boys and girls indoor track teams faced similar hurdles for the 2016-17 season, as both squads lost the bulk of their...

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