Mile News


Harrogate school to honor Diane Leather Charles

November 24, 2021

For running pioneer's legacy, establishment of an award for promising female runners at the school

By Suzannah Rogerson, The Stray Ferret

A school in Harrogate is to honor a former pupil who became the first woman to run a Mile in under 5 minutes.

Diane Leather, who attended Harrogate...

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Defending champion Elle Purrier St. Pierre, rising star Cole Hocker headline WHOOP Wanamaker Mile

November 19, 2021

Marquee event of the 114th Millrose Games set for Saturday, January 29, 2022 at The Armory.

From The Armory Foundation

NEW YORK - The Armory Foundation has announced that WHOOP, the human performance company, will be the title sponsor of the 2022 WHOOP Wanamaker Mile in the upcoming 114th...

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Willis to ring in the New Year with sub-4 Mile annual record streak attempt

November 17, 2021

Two-time Olympic 1500m medalist eyes extending his record 19th consecutive year sub-4 to 20 years at the Armory in NYC

Ring in the New Year with an evening of celebration, racing and record-making at the Midnight Mile New Year's Eve Gala in New York City on Friday, December 31, 2021.

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7 Strategies for Running a Faster Mile

November 12, 2021

By Samantha Lefave, Runner's World

One. Single. Mile. For many, the distance is equally attainable and intimidating. When motivation is waning, it’s common to tell yourself “just do one Mile” to get going. But when it’s time to race that Mile? Well, that’s a different beast.

“The Mile will...

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