Mile News Tagged Sonia O'sullivan


Why running the Mile is still the perfect distance

December 15, 2017

It’s interesting how the Mile has always stood the test of time, still embraced worldwide, an anomaly alongside the standard Olympic distances.

By Sonia O'Sullivan for The Irish Times

There’s really only one good way to get warm in this weather, and that’s to go for a run.

Last Monday I...

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Sonia O’Sullivan’s achievements still a thing of beauty

December 18, 2016

Sydney Olympic silver medalist and multi-world champion has held or holds every Irish record from 800m to the half-marathon including a 4:17 Mile

By Ian O'Riordan, Irish Times

here is a perfectly good reason why Bob Dylan did not attend the Nobel Prize awards in Stockholm last weekend. Even...

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GOAL Mile goes global to hit €200K fund target

December 22, 2013

Celebrity backers already vying to complete the fastest Mile; 5000m world champion and Mile legend Eamonn Coghlan clocks 6:08

By Cormac McQuinn, Irish Independent

THIS year's GOAL Mile fundraising drive is set to be the biggest ever with the overseas aid charity hoping to raise €200,000 over...

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The Five Greatest Irish Runners in Villanova History

March 16, 2013

By Villanova Running

While observers might differ in the rank ordering of the best of the Irish Pipeline to Villanova, there is virtually no doubt that the top four Irish imports to have ever run at Villanova are (in my own rank order): Sonia O'Sullivan, Eamonn Coghlan, Marcus O'Sullivan and...

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Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

ELEVATE
Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

CELEBRATE
Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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