April 29, 2013
By Ken Goe, The Oregonian
Former Oregon star AJ Acosta still is living the dream, even if all he has to show for it is a beard and some beat-up running shoes.
"I have about 700 miles on my current pair of shoes," Acosta said. "I'm trying to scramble to get a pair that I don't have to pay...
April 05, 2013
By Toni Reavis
Beginning with Steve Scott’s three victories in 1986, the American presence at the Carlsbad 5000 has always been strong. But except for Steve the only other American male champ at the World’s Fastest 5K has been Doug Padilla in 1990 (13:29). This year the possibility of a...
October 05, 2012
By Nickolas Velliquette, Flotrack
Running drills are important for a runner as they help to improve a runner's stride length, stride frequncy, running technique, form, physical resiliency, etc.
Ryan Ponsonby (coach of Olympic Silver Medalist, Leo Manzano) takes you through a series of running...
September 22, 2012
At 32nd edition, more than 5,400 finishers in age group heats race the iconic distance down the famed thoroughfare
By Jim Gerweck, The Mile wire
NEW YORK – (September 22, 2012) – For years, Bernard Lagat has dominated Mile races on the indoor track of New York City, his eight consecutive...
August 11, 2012
Martinez and Anderson run #1 and #2 fastest women’s Mile times of the year
Jim Gerweck, The Mile wire
FALMOUTH, Mass. – (August 11, 2012) – Last year’s Falmouth Mile, a track precursor to the larger, older 7-mile road race, proved to be one of the deepest ever run on American soil, with the...
June 20, 2012
By John Crumpacker, San Francisco Chronicle
Being a Nike contract athlete means many things for former Cal runner David Torrence, not least the requirement that he be in company gear at all times when in public.
So when he was photographed recently wearing a jacket without the familiar logo,...
May 17, 2012
Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, sits down with USA Champion and 3:54.01 Miler, David Torrence, co-founder of the Bay Area Track Club and coached by John Cook. A Cal Berkeley grad, in 2007 Torrence also broke American Mile great Don Bowden's 50-year-old Golden Bear...