Mile News Tagged Training


How Our Totally Average Runner Broke the Sub-5 Minute Mile

March 24, 2017

Maybe it was the endorphins, but I swear I heard 23,000 high school kids cheering.

By Charles Bethea, Outside

I was watching the 1500 meter Olympic final last summer at a bar, a few months before my 35th birthday, when I first wondered if a middle-distance runner lurked within. It was a...

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Train Like a Miler, Race Like a Pro

March 20, 2017

Short, fast reps will help you race better at any distance.

By Joe Rubio, Runner's World

What if you could add a single training element to your routine once every seven to 14 days that has proven to significantly increase your potential for faster racing times at any distance? What if it...

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So Simple It’s Brilliant: Schools Worldwide Embrace “The Daily Mile”

December 20, 2016

A Scottish teacher starts a free, anytime, anywhere program that reduces childhood obesity—and makes kids happy; “This Mile a day will make a difference.” - Sebastian Coe, Mile legend & current IAAF President

By Sarah Barker, Runner's World

Elaine Wyllie, headteacher of St. Ninians Primary...

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Olympic Medalist Nick Willis: How to Run a Faster Mile

December 10, 2016

"To run the Mile, we need to run like children, which means getting off your heels and onto your toes."

By Rachel Sturtz, NY Magazine

While a masochistic segment of the running community continues to push the boundaries of human suffering in ultramarathons, another group is returning to the...

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Winning the race against yourself

September 21, 2015

My time didn't set any records, or win me anything. But that's running. For most of us, we're running against ourselves - our whole selves: mind, body, doubts and all. And on that pretty fall day, I won.

By Jen A. Miller, The Philadelphia Inquirer

In the end, it's the glass in my foot that...

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How Far Do You Have to Go to Score the Benefits of Running?

September 21, 2015

The takeaway message is clear: Don't be discouraged if you can "only" run a Mile or if you're "just" a jogger; you're doing great things for your body with every step you take.

By Charlotte Andersen, SHAPE Magazine

If you've ever felt embarrassed about your morning Mile as you scroll through...

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Anti-Marathon Training: The Fifth Avenue Mile

September 18, 2015

Sometimes it's a good idea to break away from your training plan. Here's why I did it!

By Ali Nolan, Runner's World

Before the Fifth Avenue Mile on Sunday, it had been over a decade since I raced a single Mile. I signed up on a whim when a coworker emailed me an invitation to be part of the...

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Book Review: “How to Race the Mile” by Jeff Hollobaugh

August 08, 2015

"The jewel of this book is the race history. It is a comprehensive look at the event from the 19th century to the present. Drawing on over 50 races from the professional and collegiate ranks, Hollobaugh dedicates each chapter to a specific style of race."

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

If,...

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When it comes to running, less is more

February 03, 2015

A Danish health study has concluded that light and moderate runners have lower mortality than sedentary non-runners, whereas strenuous runners have a mortality rate not statistically different from that of the sedentary group.

By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times

Hey, fitness junkies, here's...

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Running reduces risk of death regardless of duration, speed

July 29, 2014

Running 5-10 minutes daily can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease-related death

From American College of Cardiology 

Running for only a few minutes a day or at slow speeds may significantly reduce a person's risk of death from cardiovascular disease compared to someone who does not run,...

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