November 15, 2017
“Have fun. Don’t worry or think about pace or effort. If you see some flowers, stop to smell them or hug a tree and then continue on your recovery run."
By Duncan Larkin, MotivRunning.com
It may seem counterintuitive that sometimes the best way to properly rest after a tough workout is to...
October 24, 2017
By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com
Steve Scott started out as a basebal player. His mom got Steve into running, encouraging him to join her morning jogs. In high school, the future U.S. Olympian ran 1:52 for the 800 meters and 4:15 for the Mile in high school. Steve Scott went to UC Irvine and...
August 14, 2017
My sons slept in their new Pearl Street Mile T-shirts — and so did I! — proudly wearing them and discussing our races in the next morning.
By Lisa Jhung, Motiv Running
By most accounts, I’m a somewhat crotchety, just-about-middle-aged trail runner. I like most of my runs to be off-road...
July 31, 2017
“We do a lot of under and over distance stuff. We’ll go 4-5 miles at a time, maybe 6, a lot slower than race pace. And then we do a lot of repetitions of 800m, 1000m at race pace – over and over.”
By Sam Burke, Runner's Tribe
“My bottom end speed is usually pretty good, so like 200s, 300s,...
July 23, 2017
Expert-backed ways anyone can increase their speed at the storied distance.
By Erin Kelly
If you just can’t seem to ever see yourself getting excited about running a marathon — or just need a change of pace from those long, grueling, endurance runs that training for a longer race requires —...
July 06, 2017
The iconic distance is a fun challenge for running vets and racing rookies alike: “the best of distance and speed combined… no matter where your strengths lie…”
By Carly Graf, Shape
The magic of the Mile is that it's a doable goal for the run-shy but also the ultimate yardstick for PR...
June 30, 2017
“In the winter and spring of 1957, I must have run 2,500 miles in training and lifted thousands of pounds in weights.”
By Runner's Tribe
800m: 1:46.70 (estimated from 880 yard time of 1:47.30)
1500m: 3:35.60 (former Olympic and World Records)
June 13, 2017
Cram your way to a PR this month with workouts from Coach David Roche.
By David Roche, Strava Stories
Running can be a solitary activity. No one can run for you. You have to lace up your shoes and get out the door all on your own.
But when you run the Mile, even when you run solo, you’re...
May 23, 2017
Ryun’s high school coach, Bob Timmons, was formerly a swimming coach, and he more or less trained Ryun as a swimmer.
By Runner's Tribe
The first American high school athlete to run a sub-4 Mile, multiple world record holder, Olympic 1500m silver medalist. Jim Ryun to this day is an American...
May 18, 2017
Bored with 5K and 10Ks? Try this perfect test of speed and endurance
By Nick Harris-Fry, Coach
In today’s metric world, the Mile is not a distance most people run all that regularly. Track athletes will sprint all manner of distances up to 1500m and road runners tackle anything from 5K...
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