Mile News Tagged Duncan Larkin


The best tonic for a hard workout or long run is an easy recovery run

November 15, 2017

“Have fun. Don’t worry or think about pace or effort. If you see some flowers, stop to smell them or hug a tree and then continue on your recovery run."

By Duncan Larkin, MotivRunning.com

It may seem counterintuitive that sometimes the best way to properly rest after a tough workout is to...

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A Beautiful Night for the Mile: Reid, Lomong Win the Wanamaker Mile

February 16, 2013

Multiple records topple in the Armory Saturday night as high school phenom Mary Cain betters her own U.S. record, while Lomong and O’Hare take the storied race into new terrain.

By Duncan Larkin, Mile wire 

NEW YORK – Under the bright lights and amidst the roaring of a sold-out crowd at the...

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Rise Up: 5 Questions with Morgan Uceny

October 03, 2012

By Duncan Larkin, Competitor Group

At the U.S. Olympic Trials in June, Morgan Uceny cemented her status as the best 1500 meter runner in the United States, winning the event in 4:04.59 to qualify for her first Olympic team. At the Games in London, however, tragedy struck Uceny for the second...

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4 Minutes with a Miler: Brenda Martinez

May 31, 2012

Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, sits down with 2012 U.S. Open Mile Champion and 4:32.29 Miler, Brenda Martinez, coached by the legendary Joe Vigil. A UC Riverside grad, Martinez is a three-time NCAA All-American. The interview is hosted by Duncan Larkin with the...

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4 Minutes with a Miler: David Torrence

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...

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The Fun Miler: Former World Record Holder Tony Waldrop Reflects on His Storybook Career

April 29, 2012

In the mid-1970s, American middle-distance runner Tony Waldrop was lighting the track on fire. As a University of North Carolina senior, Waldrop set the world record for the indoor Mile, running a blazing 3:55.0 on February 17, 1974 in San Diego. Earlier that same year, he became the first man to...

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4 Minutes with a Miler - Jenny Simpson

April 25, 2012

Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, presents its second installment with 2011 World Champion and 4:25.91 Miler, Jenny Simpson, who is based in Colorado Springs and coached by Juli Benson. It is hosted by Duncan Larkin with the audio available below and through the iTunes...

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Second Installment of 4 Minutes with a Miler: Jenny Simpson

April 25, 2012

World Champion Jenny Simpson discusses the significance of the Mile and wanting to run more of them

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (April 25, 2012) – Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, presents its second installment with 2011 World Champion and 4:25.91 Miler, Jenny Simpson,...

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4 Minutes with a Miler - Leo Manzano

March 22, 2012

Podcast series kicks off with Leo Manzano discussing why the Mile is important, breaking four minutes, and the Manzano Mile. It is hosted by Duncan Larkin with the audio available below and through the iTunes store, in addition to the complete transcript below.

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Bring Back the Mile Launches “4 Minutes with a Miler”

March 22, 2012

New podcast series kicks off with U.S. Olympian Leo Manzano

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (March 22, 2012) – Bring Back the Mile’s new podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, launches today featuring 2008 U.S. Olympian and 3:50.64 Miler, Leo Manzano. A unique format, 4 Minutes with a Miler will share...

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