Mile News


Truly “Unbroken,” Zamperini Shined at NCAAs

January 26, 2021

USC Trojan won consecutive outdoor Mile crowns from 1938-39, including meet record

From USTFCCCA

The final day’s track portion of the 1938 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships got started with one of the meet’s classic Mile races.

Returning was champion Charles Fenske of Wisconsin, but...

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Nick Willis runs record sub-4 Mile for 19th straight year

January 19, 2021

Two-time Olympic medalist breaks tie with Olympic champion, legend and fellow Kiwi Sir John Walker

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

Evergreen Nick Willis made history on Tuesday night by breaking 4:00 in the Mile for the record 19th year in a row. Willis, 37, ran 3:58.63 to finish second behind...

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Looking Back at the Best Moments from the Millrose Games

January 10, 2021

From Paavo Nurmi to Mary Decker to Eamonn Coghlan to Bernard Lagat to Elinor Purrier, stars have shone brightly at the oldest continuously contested U.S. indoor track meet

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

For the first time since the inaugural competition in 1908, the Millrose Games, the...

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Jim Ryun: The world’s deadliest ever finisher?

January 05, 2021

High school phenom went on to produce finishing bursts that definitely would have won him modern medals in slow run races and apart from the unhelpful surfaces, remember there were no wonder shoes back then.

By Steven Smythe, Athletics Weekly

There are some races you think the way the race...

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