Mile News


With Sub-4:20 Performance, 53-Year-Old Breaks Masters Mile World Record

June 04, 2019

At the Music City Distance Carnival, Brad Barton sliced more than five seconds off the previous record set 18 years ago.

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

At 53-years-old, Brad Barton now owns three world records, effectively extending his streak of accomplishments as a Masters runner. On...

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Strum, Haiss Win State Street Mile Titles on Record Setting Day

June 02, 2019

Women’s Elite course record and Dog Mile world record shattered; 6 men clock sub-4 minutes at the “fastest Mile in the west”; 20th edition draws record 1,500 entrants; Backwards 1K Walk Guinness World Record attempt attracts 1,000-plus participants

By Ryan Lamppa, Mile wire

SANTA BARBARA,...

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Sub-4 Mile? Maybe not this year, but Cathedral’s Cole Hocker is on his way

May 31, 2019

Indiana high school senior, University of Oregon bound, produces high achievement on low mileage

By David Woods, Indianapolis Star

INDIANAPOLIS – With shoulder-length blond hair and piercing blue eyes, Cole Hocker resembles a teen rock star. He is something of a musician, teaching himself to...

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Cheruiyot, Manangoi Headline Bowerman Mile at Pre Classic

May 29, 2019

Loaded field at 20th edition features six men with sub-3:50 Mile PRs including American Johnny Gregorek

From Prefontaine Classic

STANFORD, Calif. - On Sunday, June 30 at Cobb Track & Angell Field, the world’s best Milers will bring their rivalry to the Prefontaine Classic for the meet’s...

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