October 18, 2020
In honor of her late son David, an Olympic runner, Malibuite Bianca Torrence is working to realize his dream of bringing the sport to a new generation.
By McKenzie Jackson, Special to The Malibu Times
When Bianca Torrence goes for a run, there is often an unseen force propelling her forward.
January 06, 2018
“David knew he had greatness in him and wasn’t afraid to step up to the plate swinging for the fences. I hope this sentiment becomes an enduring part of his legacy. His bold efforts and bright spirit deserve it.”
By McKenzie Jackson / Special to The Malibu Times
David Torrence, a world class...
October 14, 2017
“He was like a magnet—both impressive and hilarious... and always gave a gutsy performance on the track.”
By Jimy Tallal / Special to The Malibu Times
David Torrence spent a good part of his 32 years doing what he loved—running. He started running in ninth grade and continued running right up...
August 29, 2017
Torrence was famous for speaking his mind — whether it was to show his emotions or to denounce performance-enhancing drugs.
By Bill Chapell, NPR
David Torrence, an athlete who ran in last year's Rio Summer Olympics and had been training for more races, was found dead in a swimming pool in...
July 17, 2017
2016 Rio Olympian now holds Peruvian records for the Mile and the 1500 meters.
By McKenzie Jackson / Special to The Malibu Times
Middle-distance athlete David Torrence whisked into the Peruvian record books twice last month.
The Malibuite, a runner for Peru’s national team, set the South...
August 29, 2016
Torrence, Eccleston to defend their race titles; RunnerSpace.com live & free stream; $22,000 prize purse available
From HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile
Are you ready? The HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile hits the track next week on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. In its debut, last year’s event saw 7...
March 31, 2015
The California All-Stars and the Sacramento Running Association bring home Old Vine Trophies and lion's share of $4000 prize purse in elite team competition.
By The Lodi Mile
The book is closed on the 2015 Lodi Mile. The event, presented by Blue Shield of California, Michael David Winery and...
August 12, 2014
Saturday night race features Olympians, USA & NCAA champions and a former World #1; $7500 prize purse plus time and meet record bonuses
FALMOUTH, Mass. – Morgan Uceny, a 2012 Olympian ranked #1 in the world in 2011 at 1500 meters; Gabriele Grunewald, the reigning USA Indoor 3000m champion; ...
May 06, 2014
Men’s & Women’s professional fields set for Thursday, May 8 in Minneapolis; $25,000 purse, second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014
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ST. PAUL, Minn. – Three-time Medtronic TC 1 Mile champion David Torrence of Oakland, Calif. will return to Minneapolis for...
August 09, 2013
Top men's field expected to challenge event record; 12th stop on the nationwide inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour
By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly
CAPE COD, Mass. -- David Torrence expects something special from Saturday night's Falmouth Mile here on Cape Cod. Speaking with Race Results...
August 03, 2013
Top fields expected including 2011 race champion and event record holder Jordan McNamara, Will Leer, Matthew Elliott and Garrett Heath and Gabriele Anderson, Heather Kampf and Sarah Brown; past wheelchair champions also return to defend titles; 12th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour...
April 05, 2013
By Toni Reavis
Beginning with Steve Scott’s three victories in 1986, the American presence at the Carlsbad 5000 has always been strong. But except for Steve the only other American male champ at the World’s Fastest 5K has been Doug Padilla in 1990 (13:29). This year the possibility of a...
October 05, 2012
By Nickolas Velliquette, Flotrack
Running drills are important for a runner as they help to improve a runner's stride length, stride frequncy, running technique, form, physical resiliency, etc.
Ryan Ponsonby (coach of Olympic Silver Medalist, Leo Manzano) takes you through a series of running...
August 11, 2012
Martinez and Anderson run #1 and #2 fastest women’s Mile times of the year
Jim Gerweck, The Mile wire
FALMOUTH, Mass. – (August 11, 2012) – Last year’s Falmouth Mile, a track precursor to the larger, older 7-mile road race, proved to be one of the deepest ever run on American soil, with the...
June 20, 2012
By John Crumpacker, San Francisco Chronicle
Being a Nike contract athlete means many things for former Cal runner David Torrence, not least the requirement that he be in company gear at all times when in public.
So when he was photographed recently wearing a jacket without the familiar logo,...
May 17, 2012
Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, sits down with USA Champion and 3:54.01 Miler, David Torrence, co-founder of the Bay Area Track Club and coached by John Cook. A Cal Berkeley grad, in 2007 Torrence also broke American Mile great Don Bowden's 50-year-old Golden Bear...