Mile News Tagged Dream Mile


Irish Mile legend and Olympian Ray Flynn looks back on his storied career

July 05, 2017

"I wasn’t afraid I would die; I knew I was dying."

By Cathal Dennehy, Independent.ie

For those who suffer through the sadistic challenge of a sub-4 minute Mile, there is a sound that offers hope, which arrives as both a sweet reprieve and a call to arms in their time of despair. It's the...

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HS Junior Kate Murphy Clocks 4:07, Qualifies for Olympic Trials 1500

June 18, 2016

“I knew this was one of my last shots at getting it [the Trials standard], and I just knew I had to be really brave.”

By Taylor Dutch, FloTrack.org

BOSTON — Kate Murphy was on a mission to run the Olympic Trials qualifying standard of 4:09.50 Friday evening at Dilboy Stadium. She accomplished...

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Top HS Athletes in U.S. Set for adidas Dream Mile, 1500

June 13, 2016

Murphy, Rainsberger, Herrera, Collier join Ratcliffe June 17 at Dilboy Stadium

From adidas Boost Boston Games

BOSTON, Mass. — A Pan Am Junior Champion, the top girls’ cross country runner in the nation, and three athletes ranked #1 in the U.S. for 2016 are among the high school stars set to...

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Kiprop, Souleiman headline ExxonMobil Bislett Games Dream Mile field

June 06, 2016

With numerous world records and thrilling races, the Dream Mile is synonymous with the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo

From IAAF

The Dream Mile is synonymous with the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo, and the organisers of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games have announced a star-studded...

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Joe Falcon reflects on Dream Mile victory 25 years ago

August 13, 2015

"I remember as a kid watching the Dream Mile on television and, to me, outside of the Olympic Games and World Championships, the Dream Mile was the Super Bowl of all Mile races."

By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com

"Each day is a different opportunity."

So said Bentonville, Arkansas Police...

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Endurance: Cramming it in

August 10, 2015

With his British and European Mile record having lasted 30 years, Matt Long and David Lowes look at the training philosophy of legend Steve Cram

By David Lowes, Athletics Weekly

On a late summer evening on July 27, 1985, in the Norwegian capital city of Oslo, a 24-year-old in the club vest of...

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Loudoun Valley’s Andrew Hunter nearly cracks 4 minute Mile

June 17, 2015

“That’s the goal of any high school runner — to go under 4 minutes.”

By Jason Butt, The Washington Post

Halfway through Saturday’s adidas Grand Prix Boys Dream Mile in New York, Loudoun Valley junior Andrew Hunter figured a four-minute pace was out of the question. The field wasn’t moving...

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Steve Cram on Bislett and the Dream Mile

June 14, 2015

“Our sport is about winning medals and winning championships, and measuring yourself [...] against the past and the history” said the 54-year-old 1984 Olympic 1500m silver medalist.

From BBC

30 years ago retired British track & field athlete Steve Cram broke the world Mile record in Oslo....

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Asbel Kiprop wins the Dream Mile at 50th Bislett Games

June 11, 2015

Patient Asbel Kiprop gets rewarded, Souleiman’s 3:44 go-for-it effort gets punished

From LetsRun.com

Asbel Kiprop secured his first Diamond League victory of 2015 in 3:51.45 as Ayanleh Souleiman couldn’t hold on after going out aggressively (1:53.48 at 800). Souleiman went in with the goal of...

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50 years of Dream Mile history at the Bislett Games

April 29, 2015

50th Anniversary features the deepest field ever seen at the Bislett Stadium on Thursday, June 11.

From IAAF Diamond League

Over the years there have been many remarkable Dream Mile races and you don’t have to think back too far to be remember some of them.

The British trio of Seb Coe,...

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