December 29, 2014
Inspired by U.S. Olympian Jim Ryun. A great Miler, striding so sleekly along, and I wanted to run the Mile, too.
By Bob Brody, The Record
Week after week I drilled with our team, and week after week I watched from the field as my colleagues went head-to-head against the local competition on the track. I was left out of the action, feeling every inch a failure.
I'm running around the oval running track near the water tower that looms over the football field at Fair Lawn High School on a...
December 15, 2014
I won – and my younger brother Ty came in pretty soon after. Most significantly for me – I still remember my time: 6:25.
By Michael Conner
On the eve of the first running event I had ever organized, I was doing a lot of thinking, contemplating just how I got there. Many years and experiences and most importantly, people – led me to that point. I was Race Director of TOM. TOM is The Oberlin Mile, which was run and made a bit of history, at least local history, in a small, rural...
March 13, 2014
Andrew Huitt is a 1600m runner from Jesuit High School in Northern California. He recently joined the Bring Back the Mile movement in hopes of being able to one day compare himself to his heroes. If you'd like to share your story, become a Mile Maniac and click on the Join the Movement button above.
By Andrew Huitt
I am a student at Jesuit High School in Sacramento, California. I started running Cross Country and Track my freshman year and it has helped me to create some of my best...
February 08, 2014
Peter Thompson, Vice President of the British Milers Club and Eugene, OR resident shared the following piece of remarkable Mile prep history. The image right was brought to his attention by Scott Krause who was at South Eugene HS in 1977.
The Axeman of South Eugene High School represented by Billy McChesney (pictured left) and Dirk Lakeman (pictured right), in a photo finish, compete in one of the last regular high school Mile races in Oregon at the District 5AAA track meet. The following...