Mile News

How Dan King set 60-64 age group Mile world record

September 12, 2020

Boulder, Colorado resident mastered his injury woes: “You have to train really hard, but you don’t have to run a ton of miles each week."

By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World

Dan King never knew he was a Miler, but he found a silver lining during the coronavirus pandemic. With most races...

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Under Armour launches Dark Sky Distance team

September 09, 2020

Flagstaff-based training group, led by Rachel Schneider, features ten middle and long-distance runners

From Under Armour

Under Armour introduces its new professional running team, Dark Sky Distance, based in Flagstaff, Arizona. This group of best-in-class athletes consists of middle and long...

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Paul McMullen: where is he now?

September 05, 2020

Northern Michigan athlete and sub-3:55 Miler was Cadillac High School’s first Olympian

By Craig Manning, Northern Express

Northern Michigan has produced some standout high school athletes, including three-time USA champion and 1996 Olympian Paul McMullen.

Where he was then: McMullen...

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King of the Mile

August 31, 2020

"I had an excellent day, everything came together."

By Todd Straka, BoulderRunner

Dan King just ran a Mile in 4 minutes and 49.08 seconds. King is 61-years-old and that incredible time makes the Boulder resident the world record holder for the 60-64 age group, beating the previous record of...

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