Mile News Tagged Erik Van Ingen


Your Favorite Track Athlete, Now in Vinyl

October 25, 2015

Wallstrides is making giant decals of some of your favorite Milers

By John Gugala, Outside Online

Over the summer, professional runners Erik van Ingen (a 3:56 Miler), Kyle Merber (a 3:54 Miler), and Aric Van Halen (yes, the son of that Van Halen) were hanging out at a cross country camp in...

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OTC Elite Week, Day 3: Dives with Erik van Ingen

October 17, 2012

By The Trailer

EUGENE, Ore. – Erik van Ingen is not afraid to leap if he has to.

“I don’t think getting beat, whether it’s at conference or NCAAs, sees a venue,” the 23-year-old says. “It’s the same as a footrace when you’re a kid, or racing bikes around the neighborhood.

“It’s raw...

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Breaking Four: A Family Affair - Lap 3

October 11, 2012

By Liam Boylan-Pett, Bring Back the Mile

Editor's Note: This is part three in a four part series written by Liam Boylan-Pett, #315 on the United States sub-4 minute Mile list, boasting a personal best of 3:58.19 (2011 Falmouth Mile). He obtained Bachelor's Degrees in Sociology and Creative...

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