September 19, 2020
London 1948 Olympian won 39 consecutive major Mile races from 1949-52 and also four consecutive Wanamaker Mile titles (1949-52)
Don Gehrmann of Wisconsin – the first athlete to ever win three NCAA titles in the Mile / 1500 meters – rarely had a particularly fast time.
September 16, 2020
“I wanted us both sagging in the stretch, looking more like boxers, both dead, like we were running on sand.”
From Track & Field News
Track's rich history is full of great head-to-head clashes. To kick off our new series of trips to the TFN vaults to find coverage of some of the most...
September 14, 2020
“When I’m running backwards, it almost feels like I’m flying."
By Katie Dupere, Men's Health
Run a Mile in this guy’s shoes and you’ll probably fall on your ass. That’s because Aaron Yoder is famous for his backwards running style—and recently broke the official Guinness World Record for...
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...