Mile News Tagged Eamonn Coghlan


The Quest to Run a Sub-4 Minute Mile at Age 40

May 28, 2018

Famiglietti’s attempt to run within four seconds of his Mile PR... feels like act of defiance­.

By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine

I used to think that turning 40 was something that only happened to other people. Now that I’m in my mid-30s, I’m starting to steel myself for the...

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Wanamaker Mile Legend Coghlan Returns to NYRR Millrose Games

February 07, 2018

“In terms of the crowd participation (The Armory was sold out to its 5,550 capacity) and the noise I heard, standing in the middle of that arena there as they ran that NYRR Wanamaker Mile, it was exactly the same (as Madison Square Garden.)"

By Elliot Denman for The Armory Track

“The NYRR...

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When we were Kings: Ireland’s magic Milers

January 02, 2018

Island nation's athletes are notable part of the iconic distance's rich history

By Tom Hunt, Irish Examiner

Paul Robinson’s recent world best time of 4:17.9 for a Mile run in sub-zero Antarctica recalled memories of a previous era when Ireland’s leading Milers competed at elite level and...

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Keeping commitment to GOAL still important for Alan Brogan

December 23, 2017

Former Dublin football star ready to join thousands including legend Eamonn Coghlan and his son John in annual charity Mile series

By Ian O’Riordan, The Irish Times

The first time Alan Brogan ran the GOAL Mile he cared less about the charitable aspect and more about beating his brothers....

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The 52 memorable San Diego sports moments: #50, indoor Mile world record

January 17, 2016

“The track has a reputation of being a fast one, and that gave me a psychological advantage. And the crowd gave me a big lift.” - Eamonn Coghlan, The Chairman of the Boards

By John Maffei, San Diego Union Tribune

Tucked away in the bowels of the San Diego Sports Arena, there was a spike-worn,...

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Checking in with The Chairman, Legendary Miler Eamonn Coghlan Now Graceful Ambassador for our Sport

September 19, 2015

For most, Eamonn Coghlan is - and will be - remembered not only as a world record setting middle distance champion and indoor Mile artist with a devastating kick initiated with breath-taking acceleration, but also as one of track & field's most poised and gracious elder statesmen.

By Dave...

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The Gregoreks Join Exclusive Father / Son Sub-4 Club

February 19, 2015

To-date, only eight father / son combos have broken 4 minutes for the storied distance

By Bring Back the Mile

On February 14, 2015 at the venerable NYRR Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile, John "Johnny" Gregorek, Jr. (right) finished 10th in 3:57.47 for his first sub-4 minute Mile to join his...

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Centrowitz, Rowbury Win Wanamaker Mile Titles

February 14, 2015

Lagat shatters Masters (40 & older) Mile world record; near record 10 men go sub-4 indoors at 108th NYRR Millrose Games

By Jim Gerweck, Mile wire

NEW YORK – The Mile is generally considered to be the perfect race in the track & field canon because of its near-perfect symmetry. Four laps of...

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Mile Moment of the Month: The Magic of the Fifth Avenue Mile

September 10, 2014

Sydney Maree soundly beats top international field, sets still standing men's event record in inaugural year 1981

By Bring Back the Mile

The Fifth Avenue Mile, contested on one of the world’s most famous thoroughfares, was the brainchild of New York Road Runners Club president & impresario...

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How I Broke the Indoor Mile Record: An Interview with a “Freak”

February 21, 2014

Coghlan owned the indoor wood in the glory days of that element, ergo his lifetime appointment as "Chairman of the Boards."

By Sarah Barker, Deadspin.com

Eamonn Coghlan is not too sensitive about the fact that today's twentysomethings were infants when he ran a Mile in 3 minutes, 49 seconds...

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