Mile News


Katelyn Tuohy wins national Mile crown

June 20, 2017

North Rockland teen breaks Mary Cain's New York state freshman record: “Knowing I can hit her times gives me motivation.”

By Nancy Haggerty, Lohud

She had already broken two of Mary Cain's freshman records and had come very close to breaking others.

On Sunday, North Rockland’s Katelyn Tuohy...

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Running in the Aragon Family

June 19, 2017

Former Irish track star Chuck Aragon inspires his daughters’ running careers: “Notre Dame got me to look at myself as a world class athlete as opposed to the best Miler at Notre Dame.”

By Megan Golden, Notre Dame Athletics

“Embrace the challenge and embrace the moment because when this is...

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Jim Ryun’s run for the ages

June 17, 2017

Legend and three-time Olympian marks 50th anniversary of Mile world record: "One of the easiest races of my life."

Bob Burns for USATF

Jim Ryun was used to setting world records, so his 3:51.1 Mile at the 1967 AAU Championships hardly came as a surprise. What surprised him was how effortless...

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Clayton Murphy’s Self-Imposed Challenge: 800-1500 Double at USA Outdoor Championships

June 14, 2017

Mile legend Glenn Cunningham, in 1933, last man to win middle-distance national championships double

By Dave Hunter, RunBlogRun

Clayton Murphy's proven middle distance range combined with his unparalleled progression over the past 4 years has sparked much speculation over which event the 2016...

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