Mile News Tagged Alan Webb


Jakob Ingebrigtsen beats Webb’s landmark time in Bowerman Mile

May 26, 2018

“When I saw Manangoi I was like ‘Wow,’ this is a dream come true to be racing against the best guys in the world and doing as good as I did today. It feels really good.”

By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard

It was the very last Bowerman Mile to ever be contested at storied Hayward Field and...

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Horses & Human Runners Are Not so Different

May 03, 2018

"It’s such an intense pain. It starts in your gut and then fans out to your extremities. Your quads, your shoulders. By the end, it just feels like your whole body is on fire.” - Alan Webb

By Tim Layden, Sports Illustrated

LOUISVILLE – There will come a moment, early Saturday evening in the...

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Alan Webb: The Finish Line is a Magnet

February 17, 2018

“There should be a purpose for everything you do in training.”

From Jonathan Marcus, High Performance West

Steve Magness and I recently interviewed American Mile great Alan Webb for the On Coaching Podcast. Alan offers amazing insight in this 90-minute tour de force about his training leading...

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Alan Webb’s Final Workout

December 08, 2017

"No, I've done more than asked my entire career. Today, I simply want to do enough. I'll run 29-flat and call it good."

By Jonathan Marcus, High Performance West

In the fall of 2013, Alan Webb asked me to coach him. Honestly, he didn't so much ask as he was desperate and had few other...

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Brandon Hudgins Goes the Distance

November 26, 2017

"Alan Webb opened my eyes to a lot of things. He made distance running a thing again in the United States... He gave people a reason to care again."

By Eddie Wooten, News & Record

Why I run
"I started when I was 10, but I was involved in a bunch of different sports. I had been playing...

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The Summer of Webb: An Inside Look at Alan Webb’s Magical 2007 Season

August 01, 2017

“I had a genuine confidence that I could compete with anybody in the world. And that was a feeling that I’d never had before… I had tasted it before, but that solidified it.”

By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com

Matthew Centrowitz still remembers it clearly. It was June 2, 2007, and he was at the...

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Jump Start: The Second Reinvention of Alan Webb

July 24, 2017

“We were in the running industry for so long, that was really all we were. That’s where all our value was, and I think it’s cool we’re able to take the skills we learned there — the hard work, the discipline, the drive — and transfer them over to a different industry.”

By Dave Devine,...

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Deep Fields Set for High School adidas Dream Mile Races

May 31, 2017

Clinger, Hengst & Hindman and Roe, Halladay, Oakley & Schadler headline Friday, June 2 meet in Boston

BOSTON — Casey Clinger, Dalton Hengst and Austin Hindman are among the high school middle-distance stars set to compete in the adidas Boys’ Dream Mile, while Taylor Roe, ranked #1 in the U.S.,...

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Reed Brown seeks first sub-4 minute Mile in Texas high school history

May 11, 2017

Southlake Carroll and University of Oregon bound senior invited to the upcoming adidas Boys Dream Mile and Brooks PR Invitational.

By Greg Riddle, SportsDay

SOUTHLAKE -- Southlake Carroll's Reed Brown got tips on how to become one of the fastest teenage Milers in American history from his...

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Bloomsday to feature Mile legend Jim Ryun

April 27, 2017

Three-time Olympian to speak on Friday, May 5 at Lewis & Clark High School; also official event starter on Sunday, May 7 for the 41st edition

SPOKANE, Wash.—The man who many consider the greatest Miler of all-time will be in Spokane on Bloomsday weekend to share the story of his world record...

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