May 02, 2020
"I was able to go out on my terms by running the first sub-4 minute Mile at the age of 41. That was a big, big deal back in 1994."
By James McMahon, RTÉ Sport Journalist
From Drimnagh in Dublin to becoming a revered name in America for his exploits as an indoor runner, Eamonn Coghlan...
February 05, 2020
The Chairman of the Boards: "I’m really pleased to make this donation of one of my Wanamaker trophies and my record-breaking spikes to the World Athletics Heritage Collection. I hope when publicly displayed they help boost interest in running.”
By Chris Turner for World Athletics
September 01, 2019
As amazing as Coe's 800 world record was, the avalanche of attention was tenfold when he broke the Mile record, attention which would change his life forever.
By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com
Just 12 days after his 800 meter world record, Sebastian Coe would once again be toeing the line in...
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...
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
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...
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....
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,...
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.
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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