March 25, 2017
In March 1967, the indoor Mile world record holder became the first women’s international cross country champion.
By Roger Robinson, Runner's World
One of America’s greatest distance running talents had one major flaw: She was too fast for her time.
Up until 1967, the longest race for women...
March 10, 2016
"One of my favorite track races was an indoor Mile in Vancouver, Canada... the Mile was a new race for women and so I had no experience, but our training and appreciation of the opportunity brought a win [and the first women's indoor sub-5 Mile]... that race seemed to give me a lot of...
March 17, 2014
American teen beats Russian women and also sets indoor world record
By Bring Back the Mile
March 1972: The world was still embroiled in the Cold War, the Vietnam War was raging on and U.S. President Richard Nixon had recently returned from an official visit to Mao Zedong in China. To step on...