Mile News


Wightman to launch Olympic campaign in Melbourne Mile

December 09, 2023

“I am really looking forward to getting back to racing in 2024 after missing 2023 with injury. It will be great to get going at the Maurie Plant Meet in Melbourne against Stewart McSweyn and Matt Ramsden."

From World Athletics

Britain’s 2022 world 1500m champion Jake Wightman will continue...

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Ratified: road Mile world records for Kessler and Welteji

December 07, 2023

"The road Mile is a very American event and we're quite experienced in them. I'm very proud of myself.”

From World Athletics

World records set in the road Mile by Diribe Welteji and Hobbs Kessler at the World Athletics Road Running Championships Riga 23 have now been ratified.

At the...

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A Select Group: Only 33 men have gone sub-4 and sub-2:10

October 08, 2023

Two-time Olympic Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge fastest official Mile-marathon combined time; six Americans: Brian Shrader, Martin Hehir, Galen Rupp, Alan Culpepper, Ken Martin & Greg Meyer members of rare club; Meyer the first member

By Bring Back the Mile

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Welteji, Kessler crush world records to win inaugural world road Mile titles in Riga

October 01, 2023

"The road Mile is a very American event and we're quite experienced in them. I'm very proud of myself.”

From World Athletics

Ethiopia’s Diribe Welteji and USA’s Hobbs Kessler shattered the world records to win two thrilling road Mile races at the World Road Running Championships Riga 23 on...

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