Mile News


Statue honoring Olympic champion Ronnie Delany unveiled in Arklow

December 02, 2021

First Irish man to also run a sub-4 minute Mile is a "true sporting legend and a wonderful ambassador for Ireland."

From the RTÉ Newsroom

A statue honoring Olympic gold medalist Ronnie Delany has been unveiled in his hometown of Arklow in Co Wicklow.

Mr. Delany won gold in the 1500 meters...

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Willis to ring in the New Year with sub-4 Mile annual record streak attempt

November 27, 2021

UPDATE: Due to escalating COVID-19 cases in New York, the Midnight Mile Gala on Friday, December 31, 2021 has been cancelled. Nick Willis’ record-extending sub-4 attempt will take place in a private setting without spectators at The Armory in New York City; see video below.

Two-time Olympic...

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Harrogate school to honor Diane Leather Charles

November 24, 2021

For running pioneer's legacy, establishment of an award for promising female runners at the school

By Suzannah Rogerson, The Stray Ferret

A school in Harrogate is to honor a former pupil who became the first woman to run a Mile in under 5 minutes.

Diane Leather, who attended Harrogate...

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Defending champion Elle Purrier St. Pierre, rising star Cole Hocker headline WHOOP Wanamaker Mile

November 19, 2021

Marquee event of the 114th Millrose Games set for Saturday, January 29, 2022 at The Armory.

From The Armory Foundation

NEW YORK - The Armory Foundation has announced that WHOOP, the human performance company, will be the title sponsor of the 2022 WHOOP Wanamaker Mile in the upcoming 114th...

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