May 30, 2012
Junior hoping to join elite group with a sub 4-minute Mile
By Ron Jandoli, St. Benedict's Preparatory School
Edward Cheserek will be chasing a benchmark few have achieved when he headlines the field in the Dream Mile on June 9 in New York City.
As he toes the starting line at the Adidas...
March 27, 2012
Bracy, Chapus, Cheserek are “Big Three” chasing prep goals in Dream 100, Mile
NEW YORK – (March 27, 2012) – Two-sport sprint star Marvin Bracy and milers Cami Chapus and Edward Cheserek, a trio of the top high-school athletes in the country, will be out to make history at the adidas Grand Prix...
June 11, 2011
"Until the race started, I thought this was going to be effortless and I was going to do it, but once the race got started, it was actually harder than I thought."
By Bill Carey, Sports Illustrated
NEW YORK -- Lukas Verzbicas sat alone at a table checking his phone, still smiling 30 minutes...
May 16, 2011
By Robbie Andreu, The Gainesville Sun
Marty Liquori’s phone has been relatively quiet the past week. That’s not the way it used to be with the approach of a significant anniversary of the Dream Mile.
“When it was 10 years, 20 years, I’d get a lot of phone calls about it,” he said. “But you...
December 08, 2009
Mile legends & Olympians, the Ali-Frazier of the track world, produced some epic races vs. each other
By Villanova Running
So far as I am aware, Marty Liquori and Jim Ryun raced each other a total of eight times. Ryun won the first four races. The fifth race -- the 1969 NCAA Indoor...
July 23, 1990
Joe Falcon demonstrated in Oslo that the U.S. at last has a middle-distance man who can run with the world's best in the Mile
By Merrell Noden, Sports Illustrated
Not since 1982, when Steve Scott was swapping victories with the likes of Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett of England, had an...
July 05, 1986
The 1986 Dream Mile, Bislett Stadium, Oslo, Norway; "Truly – this feels like flying. No pain – just effortless running."
By Jim Spivey
I gave myself one week to recover from flying over to London, and then picked up only one bag and flew to Oslo, Norway.
The Dream Mile is probably the...
August 05, 1985
And here was all this power, suddenly, as if he had just joined the race... In the stretch he appeared taller than in earlier laps, expanding in the imagination.
By Kenny Moore, Sports Illustrated
Sebastian Coe turned into the last backstretch of the Dream Mile at the Bislett Games in Oslo in...
July 19, 1981
A record-breaking performance... would solidify the Mile's stature as one of sport's most exciting spectacles... Who would have got excited about the 4 minute 1600 anyway?
By Craig Masback, The New York Times
Steve Ovett stood with hands on hips in silent contemplation of the men's 200...
July 11, 1981
''It's the best Mile the world's ever seen." - Steve Ovett
By Neil Amdur, New York Times
OSLO, Norway — The Mile moved to a new frontier tonight when seven runners shattered 3 minutes, 51 seconds, led by Steve Ovett's winning 3:49.25 and an American record 3:49.68 by Steve Scott, who was...
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