Mile News


Sara Vaughn competes on a shoestring, but that didn’t keep her out of the World Indoor Track & Field

March 28, 2012

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

Beaverton resident Sara Vaughn (right) pictured here at last winter's U.S. Open indoor meet in Madison Square Garden.
Sara Vaughn scrambled onto Team USA for this year's World Indoor Track & Field Championships in Istanbul.

Now we'll see what the 25-year-old mother...

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Metric system in high school track and field was a move that was not well thought out in 1978

March 27, 2012

By Bruce Buratti, The Express-Times

We recently ran a story written by Associated Press sports writer Eddie Pells detailing a grassroots movement initiated by Ryan Lamppa, who is trying to resurrect the mile run in track and field.

This certainly struck a chord with me. I've been covering...

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First “Dream” Athletes Unveiled for 2012 adidas Grand Prix

March 27, 2012

Bracy, Chapus, Cheserek are “Big Three” chasing prep goals in Dream 100, Mile

NEW YORK – (March 27, 2012) – Two-sport sprint star Marvin Bracy and milers Cami Chapus and Edward Cheserek, a trio of the top high-school athletes in the country, will be out to make history at the adidas Grand Prix...

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2012 National Run a Mile Days Set for May 6-12

March 26, 2012

New website launched for 5th edition; event honors Roger Bannister, the first man to break 4 minutes for the Mile

 BETHESDA, Md. - (March 26, 2012) - The American Running Association (ARA) will host and promote National Run a Mile Days, throughout the week of May 6-12, 2012, the Maryland-based...

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