Mile News


Craig Engels on his pro career: “I don’t know if I’m retiring or not”

August 11, 2021

"I was pretty bummed out there (at the Trials), so I came up with this little tour around America, doing Miles..."

By Eddie Wooten, Winston-Salem Journal

RALEIGH — Fast and accomplished as they are, eager as they were to toe the starting line and chase the ever-magical 4 minute Mile, the...

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Ingebrigtsen’s star shines brightly with Olympic 1500m gold

August 07, 2021

"This is what you want as a professional runner... I feel like I am just getting started. But at the same time, I have been dreaming of this for my whole life."

By Bob Ramsak for World Athletics

Jakob Ingebrigtsen capped his stunning rise from precocious talent to global middle distance...

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Kipyegon claims emotional second Olympic 1500m title

August 06, 2021

“She's the greatest of all-time... she doesn't get enough credit."

By Nicole Jeffery for World Athletics

Faith Kipyegon was given the ultimate accolade by her closest rival after winning her second consecutive Olympic 1500m crown in Tokyo tonight.

Asked about Kipyegon’s standing, silver...

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Cole Hocker’s Ascent to the U.S. Mile Mountain

August 04, 2021

"I’ve never been to the Olympics, but I’ve been able to execute on stages I’ve never been to before and I think this should be the same way.”

By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated

After a four hour delay due to extreme temperatures from a rare Pacific Northwest heat wave, the fans at Hayward...

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