Mile News Tagged Alan Webb

Team Webb: Millrose Wanamaker Mile - What to Know

February 10, 2014

An excerpt from the Webb family's personal blog on Alan's last Track & Field race at the 2014 Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile. 

By Team Webb

In just a few short days, it’s hard for me to believe Alan will be boarding a plane to compete at what could be his last elite level race in the Mile. New...

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Alan Webb’s Track Career Might End Soon?

January 22, 2014

U.S. Mile record holder and 2004 Olympian eyeing triathlon?

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Alan Webb’s fabled track career may be nearing its finish, with his final race potentially coming as soon as February 15. After that, he might be reincarnated as a triathlete.

Webb’s contract...

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Alan Webb, Joy Sanders hope for better days

November 17, 2013

U.S. Mile record holder finishes 7th at HCA Virginia 8K; “For the last few years, it really has been very frustrating.”

By Paul Woody, Richmond Times-Dispatch

When almost 20,000 runners fill the streets for a stretch of almost eight hours, it can be easy to run in relative anonymity, if...

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Webb, Flanagan give Portland State coaching staff star power

September 22, 2013

"I like being around the positive energy and the enthusiasm of young guys who want to do well and want to get better," said Webb.

By Ken Goe, The Oregonian

It's not clear how good the Portland State cross country teams will be this year, but there isn't a Division I program with more star...

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State Mile Guide: #8 South Carolina

September 12, 2013

Date of Statehood: May 23, 1788
Capital: Columbia
Mottos: Dum spiro spero (While I breathe, I hope) / Animis opibusque parati (Ready in soul and resource)

South Carolina Milers are led by 1992 Olympian, Terrance Herrington, who competed at 1500 meters in Barcelona. Herrington, a Hartsville...

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Run a Mile with Rankin: The Dream and the Return of the Mile

May 31, 2013

Jon Rankin serves as BBTM's California Captain for the state petition drive to replace the 1600m with the Mile at the High School State Meet. He will be providing occasional posts on his journey as the California Captain. Below is entry number #1 to kick off  the 2013 State Meet that begins this...

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Sub-4: The Quest for Greatness

May 22, 2013

By Darrin DeTorres,

On a wet and windy day nearly 59 years ago, a young man with a dream of the seemingly impossible became the first runner to break the 4 minute barrier in the Mile. In the 59 years following Roger Bannister’s magical performance, runners all over the world...

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Stellar Fields Set for Saturday’s adidas Dream Mile

May 21, 2013

Bernie Montoya to defend title; Will one or more high school boys break the coveted sub-4 minute Mile barrier?

NEW YORK – (May 21, 2013) – Twenty-eight of the top U.S. high school Mile athletes including defending champion Bernie Montoya are expected at the adidas Dream Mile to be contested at...

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Alan Webb Plans Move to Longer Track Races

January 15, 2013

U.S. Mile record holder says it's time to focus on 5000 and 10,000m.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

"I’m just trying to keep things low-key, [and] didn’t feel it was necessary to make a big deal about anything,” explains U.S. Mile record holder Alan Webb in a Flotrack interview. Which is...

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2013: The Four Minute Mile is Under Attack

January 02, 2013

By Scott Bush, RunnerSpace

We're counting down five of our favorite topics to follow in the distance running world in 2013. The first is the push to break the four minute Mile from a trio of prep athletes. It's been nearly 50 years since there's been as much top-end depth in the event and we...

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