Mile News Tagged Steve Cram


Weightman aims for London 2017 delight to repay coach and Mile legend Steve Cram

March 28, 2017

“A lot of the anger and frustration that I had when I was removed from funding only fueled my winter training to get out there and prove what I can do."

By The Yorkshire Post

The 26-year-old athlete has the know-how of former world record holder Steve Cram to fall back on in her quest to lead...

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Saïd Aouita: The Greatest of All Time?

February 17, 2017

Aouita was not simply a consummate competitor, who won a hard-to-believe 115 out of 119 races in close to a decade... but he was a peerless entertainer. The Olympic champion could talk a race as well as he could run one.

By Pat Butcher, Globerunner

When the Ancient Greeks, who invented the...

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“The Jarrow Arrow” – Cram’s Top 5

January 26, 2017

“It was a cat-and-mouse affair – we both started off running at the back of the field. I beat him by little more than the thickness of a vest.”

By Sam Burke, Runner's Tribe

The 1980s were an era in which male middle distance running was dominated by Britain. The British dominance was total...

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A look back at Seb Coe’s golden years

October 05, 2016

Politics and IAAF presidency aside, let’s not forget what a fantastic athlete Coe was: Olympic champion, Mile world record holder and more!

By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly

Every athlete usually remembers a moment where they were drawn into the sport. For me, I was hooked after watching...

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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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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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Adam Clarke and Racheal Bamford among Westminster Mile winners

May 25, 2015

Olympian Mile won by former world Mile record-holder Steve Cram in 5:40 with Olympian Shireen Bailey following home in second.

From Athletics Weekly

Adam Clarke and Racheal Bamford were the winners of the British Mile Championships at Sunday’s Bupa Westminster Mile, while David Weir broke the...

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More than 90 British Olympians are set to participate at Bupa Westminster Mile

May 18, 2015

“The Mile holds a very special place in my heart and it’s wonderful to take part in this race alongside so many of my fellow Olympians on such a special day." - Steve Cram

From Athletics Weekly

Steve Cram (right), Denise Lewis and Basil Heatley are set to be among the more than 90 British...

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Bupa Westminster Mile celebrates Steve Cram’s world record

February 12, 2015

“The Mile is the perfect distance for any age and any ability.”

By Athletics Weekly

The third edition of the Bupa Westminster Mile on Sunday, May 24 will salute one of Britain’s greatest middle-distance runners as well as his Mile record.

Steve Cram broke the Mile world record in the Dream...

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Mile Moment of the Month: The Magic of the Fifth Avenue Mile

September 10, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

The Fifth Avenue Mile, contested on one of the world’s most famous thoroughfares, was the brainchild of New York Road Runners Club president and impresario Fred Lebow, and the debut event was run in 1981. The Mile...

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