Mile News


After smashing through the 4-minute barrier, Ingebrigtsen, 16, serves notice

June 09, 2017

“The biggest thing I’ve learned from them is the mindset. You always have to go hard and believe in yourself – push until the last meters.”

By IAAF

As he entered the back straight for the final time, with 45 seconds of agony between him and Mile history, 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen had one...

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Strava reveals global best Mile efforts

June 07, 2017

The Strava Mile campaign is about bringing runners from all over the world together and encouraging them to run their best Miles together.

By Gary Roethenbaugh, triathalonbusiness.com

Strava, the social network for athletes, has released data from over 5.6 million runners showing the average...

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Biopsy Monday, Chemo Tuesday, Race on Saturday for Gabe Grunewald

June 06, 2017

“I do feel like my story has reached a different demographic than elite runners. It’s cool, overwhelming at times. It puts a little bit of pressure on me; I need to show people this is possible. But to be able to be an inspiration for people is awesome.”

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

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Lexy Halladay runs nation-leading time to win adidas Girls’ Dream Mile

June 05, 2017

“I am so excited and happy. That time, I knew I could get it, but I wasn’t sure if it would be this year."

By Rachel Roberts, Idaho Statesman

In an invitation-only race featuring many of the nation’s top high school Mile runners, Mountain View High freshman Lexy Halladay came away a winner.

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