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9.14.18

The Morning Mile Gets Kids Running Before School—and Loving It!

Since 2010, the run / walk program, founded by Fitz Koehler, has...


9.7.18

Eccleston handles ups & downs to win Minnesota Mile

New pro Josh Kerr men's champion; fifth stop on BBTM Grand Prix...


9.11.18

Celebrating the life of Sir Roger Bannister

Friends and colleagues, including Steve Cram, came together to...


9.15.18

Oviedo’s Jenny Simpson: “I never imagined that I would be this good for this long”

“It’s loving what you do, but also knowing all of the work that you...


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Oviedo’s Jenny Simpson: “I never imagined that I would be this good for this long”

September 15, 2018

“It’s loving what you do, but also knowing all of the work that you put into it and not giving an inch, because you know you worked so hard."

By Stephen Ruiz, Orlando Sentinel

Jenny Simpson did what she always does last weekend to end her running season.

She ran in New York, and as...

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The Morning Mile Gets Kids Running Before School—and Loving It!

September 14, 2018

Since 2010, the run / walk program, founded by Fitz Koehler, has spread to hundreds of schools in nearly two dozen states.

By Jacob Meschke, Runner's World

Ashley Hamilton of Gainesville, Florida is only in sixth grade, but she already has a national championship to her name. In July,...

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Celebrating the life of Sir Roger Bannister

September 11, 2018

Friends and colleagues, including Steve Cram, came together to celebrate the Imperial alumnus, esteemed neurologist and runner of the first sub-4 minute Mile.

By Joanna Wilson, Imperial News

At the event, which took place at the Royal College of Physicians, recollections of the medical life...

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Simpson Earns Record-Extending 7th Win at New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

September 09, 2018

Wightman men’s champion; a record-tying 17 women sub-4:30; also an event record 7,704 finishers across 22 heats in world’s longest running road Mile; $30,000 prize purse awarded

From NYRR

NEW YORK — The USA’s Jenny Simpson raced to her record-extending 7th win and Great Britain’s Jake...

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