Mile News


You Don’t Know Shelby Houlihan

July 05, 2020

Her career to-do list is just as long as the places she wants to go: Break 3:50 in the 1500 meters; break 14 minutes in the 5000 meters: “I still feel like there’s so much more untapped potential there that I’m very excited about.”

By Erin Strout, Women's Running

It’s mid-April. The year is...

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John Walker donates national warm-up suit to World Athletics Heritage Collection

July 02, 2020

"I’m delighted to donate my warm-up suit to the Heritage Collection. Through its preservation and public display, I hope the suit helps to create interest in running for generations to come.”

By Chris Turner for World Athletics Heritage

New Zealand’s 1976 Olympic 1500m champion Sir John...

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King’s king of the virtual Brooklyn Mile

June 29, 2020

Boulder resident, 61, clocks sub-5 minute Mile at altitude, producing top and only Level 10 VDOT time of all participants

By Michael Sandrock, Daily Camera

Dan King came jogging up a quiet street in East Boulder early Saturday morning, June 20 with a spring in his step, a face covering around...

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Emma Coburn Shatters Colorado State Mile Record

June 27, 2020

Special event also raises more than $27,000 for the non-profit Sachs Foundation college scholarship fund

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

The professional runners of Team Boss used their first racing opportunity in five months to not just break records, but also give back to the Black Lives...

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