Mile News


My First Sub-4

June 27, 2018

To this day, I still get excited and nervous just thinking about that July night in Halifax.

By Nathan Brannen for CBC Sports

There are few events in the sport of track & field that people understand like the Mile.

Even people who know very little about track, know that it takes an...

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Houlihan beats Simpson to win USA 1500m crown

June 23, 2018

"I’ve looked up to her as a runner throughout high school. She’s been someone that has been talked about throughout Iowa. To come out here and race against her and put on a good show was really cool.”

By Tommy Birch, Des Moines Register

DES MOINES - With about 100 meters remaining in the 1500...

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Houlihan vs. Simpson Metric Mile Showdown at USA Outdoor Championships

June 21, 2018

Iowa natives headline 1500m women's field in Des Moines

By Kevin Liao, Citius Mag

If anything has characterized the 2018 track season thus far, it’s been the changing of the guard we’ve seen in many events, particularly in the sprints.

The aging Justin Gatlin and retired Usain Bolt have...

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Mile legend Scott taking a new path in life

June 18, 2018

Retired CSU-San Marcos coach has moved with wife JoAnn to Pacific Grove, near Monterey, where he continues to run and enjoys the cooler conditions while he ponders his future.

By Nick Canepa for the San Diego Union-Tribune

It was a February night in 1977, when we really, honestly cared about...

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