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...
April 09, 2017
Queen of the Road Mile shares her wisdom and training advice
By Nathan Freeburg, Minneapolis Running
It all starts with one Mile! Heather Kampf is a decorated runner with a hard-to-believe 24 road Mile wins since 2011 as well the defending Medtronic TC 1 Mile champion. Recently, we sat down...
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...
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...
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...
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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