Mile News Tagged Iaaf


More than 12,000 runners make Mile history in inaugural IAAF Run 24:1

June 10, 2018

International event "captured in a single live feed and hopefully thousands of new runners joining the biggest global sport on the planet.”

From IAAF

Taking to the streets in 24 cities across 15 time zones, more than 12,000 runners participated in the inaugural IAAF Run 24:1 global campaign...

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IAAF Run 24:1 to celebrate Global Running Day with Mile races in 24 cities

May 14, 2018

“Running is accessible to everyone, it is fun, it is competitive. It can be social, it can be solitary. It is testing, it is personal but most of all it builds strength, stamina, fitness & health. It is the mother of all sports." - IAAF President Sebastian Coe

From IAAF

The IAAF has announced...

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Historic program for the first sub-4 minute Mile added to the IAAF Heritage Collection

May 09, 2018

Roger Bannister's achievement remains a unique, still resonating landmark in our sport and beyond

From IAAF

The IAAF Heritage Collection has announced the latest addition to its archive of athletics memorabilia on the anniversary of one of the most celebrated feats in athletics, a signed...

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Does Sebastian Coe’s Mile plan have the potential to help revive athletics?

April 09, 2018

There are plenty of ways to skin a cat or, indeed, to pace a Mile, but perhaps embracing history is as valid as opening new frontiers.

By Nick Butler, InsideTheGames.biz

Sebastian Coe pretended to have gone off-piste during a press conference yesterday by "accidentally" revealing plans to...

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IAAF, CGF consider restoring Mile to Commonwealth Games athletics program

April 08, 2018

The Mile "is something that we have been talking with the IAAF about recently, particularly with the passing of Roger Bannister."

By Nick Butler, InsideTheGames.biz

A Mile race could be added to the program for future editions of the Commonwealth Games as part of a broader attempt to embrace...

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‘IAAF Olympic Athletics Dividend’ is rolled out to IAAF Member Federations

October 19, 2015

International federation to award $25,000 every year to each national federation to assist their development.

From IAAF

IAAF President Sebastian Coe has today announced to IAAF Member Federations full details concerning the ‘IAAF Olympic Athletics Dividend’ which offers $25,000 every year to...

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Olympic Champion and IAAF Presidential candidate Sebastian Coe ups his game

July 13, 2015

With six weeks to go until the election, Mile legend and IAAF Presidential candidate Sebastian Coe has today launched a campaign film featuring iconic athletes past and present as well as British Prime Minister David Cameron.

By Larry Eder, RunBlogRun

This is a pretty impressive video with...

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Sebastian Coe Once Again in Global Race

May 08, 2015

Coe, like Sergei Bubka, has big plans if he wins the IAAF presidency...

By Christopher Clarey, New York Times

The middle-distance star has become a marathoner.

Sebastian Coe, Mile legend, traversed plenty of time zones in his competitive running days, but that is nothing compared with what...

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The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014

December 17, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...

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Sebastian Coe: I want to lead athletics into a new era

December 03, 2014

IAAF President candidate and sport legend: "I want people to fall in love again with athletics."

By Sebastian Coe, The Telegraph

Last week I announced my candidature for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations, and on Wednesday morning I will unveil the...

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