July 21, 2023
The first Kenyan to set the Mile world record; 7 national records as well as all 13 finishers clocked personal records in Monaco
Nicole Jeffery for World Athletics
Was it ever in doubt?
Faith Kipyegon continued to plunder the most revered middle distance marks in the sport, setting her...
February 11, 2023
“Definitely the 3:47. I always just love the Mile more. The 3k’s fun, but the Mile, 1500, they’re definitely where my heart’s at.”
By Tim Casey, Forbes, Senior Contributor
Before Saturday, Yared Nuguse had never competed at the famed Millrose Games indoor track meet in New York City. But he...
October 01, 2020
"I want to try and get as many medals as possible: that gold Olympic medal; World Championship medals... I also have world records in my sights"... but "the more important thing for me is to enjoy the process and not to get too hung up on the end goals."
By David Hunter, RunBlogRun.com
February 08, 2020
O’Hare wins men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile for the second time in three years
Summary by BBTM with support from Nick Nicholas, The Armory
NEW YORK – On Saturday afternoon at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center, the athletes delivered an outstanding, historic 113th Millrose Games. In the...
October 23, 2018
Mile and cross country ace became only the fifth sophomore ever to earn the AOY title
By Rich Sands, Track & Field News
The only people that "Girls Athlete of the Year" Katelyn Tuohy has trouble running away from these days are her growing legion of fans. The New York distance phenom produced...
June 17, 2018
"I can’t even begin to think what she’d run if it were a race and perfect conditions. If she had people with her and it was 75 degrees, God knows how fast she could run."
By Nancy Haggerty, Rockland / Westchester Journal News
She ran like she knew she could.
And like every track fan in the...
November 05, 2015
Record setting, Olympic trio hail from Kansas, the Sunflower State
By Bring Back the Mile
Kansas is known for its expansive wheat fields, but it has also amazingly grown three of the greatest Milers in history: Glenn Cunningham, Wes Santee and Jim Ryun. Consider below the impressive...
June 27, 2015
In an age when track & field was more popular in the U.S. than the NBA, NHL and what is now NASCAR, no one was a bigger star than high schooler Ryun
By Scott M. Reid, The Orange County Register
In early June 1965, Jim Ryun, an 18-year-old senior at Wichita’s East High School, and his coach...
July 07, 2014
In thrilling race against top field, the legend again breaks his U.S. record in Oslo, Norway
By Bring Back the Mile
A Mile is four laps on the track that some have called the perfect distance and a four-act play. Oslo's Bislett Games Dream Mile in the 1980s was the pinnacle of this classic...
February 13, 2013
“But that night all the strategies we had planned went away and it became more of an instinctive thing to make the move when I did, even though I didn’t feel comfortable doing it."
By Toni Reavis
San Diego’s Balboa Stadium looked much different in 1965 when it was home to the AFL San Diego...
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