Mile News Tagged Encinitas Mile

Simons, Legg Win Encinitas Mile

March 19, 2015

New records set at race’s second edition

By Tony Cagala, The Coast News

The Encinitas Mile saw some of its fastest times recorded yet in the race’s short two-year history, including the possibility of a new World Record.

Jason Parra, 8, of Lakewood, Calif. may have the new world record in...

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Speed at the forefront of second annual Encinitas Mile

February 26, 2015

With an upped prize purse of $2000, race co-founders Dan Seidel and Mark Sarno are looking draw a faster field of elite Milers.

By Tony Cagala, The Coast News

The Encinitas Mile is back — all 5,280 feet of it — for the second year in a row.

And the sight of running feet covering that Mile...

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Confessions of a Rookie Race Director

March 27, 2014

All the planning, preparation and double-checking set the stage for the race, but the event itself was created by everyone who showed up to run or to cheer the runners on, bringing a plan on paper to life.

By Daniel Seidel, Encinitas Mile

After running in more than 100 races over the last 10...

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Race organizers look to bring back the Mile

March 11, 2014

U.S. Mile legend Steve Scott: "the appeal of running the Mile is not only that it’s a good distance that people can compare their times to with each other, but that the Mile is a meeting ground for someone that has a lot of speed and a lot of strength."

By Tony Cagala, The Coast News

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