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7.5.20

You Don’t Know Shelby Houlihan

Her career to-do list is just as long as the places she wants to...


7.7.14

Mile Moment of the Month: Steve Scott’s Dream Mile 1982

In thrilling race against top field, the legend again breaks his...


7.9.20

Andrew Coscoran confident time is on his side to chase down Irish Mile record

"I am thinking, can I break that record? Can I make that jump up in...


7.12.20

Running Past an Olympic Dream: Kyle Merber

More than anything, the lockdown, in an odd and unexpected way, has...


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Running Past an Olympic Dream: Kyle Merber

July 12, 2020

More than anything, the lockdown, in an odd and unexpected way, has led him to rediscover the joy of running.

By Scott Cacciola, The New York Times

On an overcast morning in late March, a few days after the International Olympic Committee announced it was postponing the 2020 Tokyo Games...

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Andrew Coscoran confident time is on his side to chase down Irish Mile record

July 09, 2020

"I am thinking, can I break that record? Can I make that jump up in performance? There’s no reason that I can’t."

By Ian O'Riordan, The Irish Times

It’s Dream Mile night, Oslo, Norway, and at the bell Ray Flynn is right on the heels of John Walker and Steve Scott, all three running somewhere...

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You Don’t Know Shelby Houlihan

July 05, 2020

Her career to-do list is just as long as the places she wants to go: Break 3:50 in the 1500 meters; break 14 minutes in the 5000 meters: “I still feel like there’s so much more untapped potential there that I’m very excited about.”

By Erin Strout, Women's Running

It’s mid-April. The year is...

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John Walker donates national warm-up suit to World Athletics Heritage Collection

July 02, 2020

"I’m delighted to donate my warm-up suit to the Heritage Collection. Through its preservation and public display, I hope the suit helps to create interest in running for generations to come.”

By Chris Turner for World Athletics Heritage

New Zealand’s 1976 Olympic 1500m champion Sir John...

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