March 04, 2019
Ethiopian breaks legend Hicham El Guerrouj's 22-year-old record; American Johnny Gregorek runner-up also sub-3:50
Ethiopia's Yomif Kejelcha smashed the world indoor record for the Mile, clocking 3:47.01 at the Bruce Lehane Invitational in Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday afternoon,...
June 15, 2016
"If someone gives me a challenge, I try to beat them. That's the type I am."
By Justin Breen, DNA info
The greatest Miler in Chicago's history still loves to run.
Even at age 74 — 52 years after setting a world record that stood for 10 years — Tom O'Hara relishes a 30-minute jog around his...
March 17, 2014
HOKA ONE ONE presents the inaugural Mile Moment of the Month
By Bring Back the Mile
March 1972: The world was still embroiled in the Cold War, the Vietnam War was raging on and U.S. President Richard Nixon had recently returned from an official visit to Mao Zedong in China. To step on the...
December 14, 2012
Forty years ago, a California teenager ran a race that shocked the world. It seemed important at the time. It's even more important now.
By Steve Friedman, Runner's World
They are sitting together at a round oak table in a sun-soaked living room on a mountain ridge in Ukiah, California,...
March 16, 1959
"These compliments are very good for a runner. It is what we run for. You know?"
By Tex Maule, Sports Illustrated
Coming into the last turn of Madison Square Garden's 11-lap-track, the skinny blond runner had the pole. At his right shoulder and a step behind, Ron Delany matched Istvan...
February 14, 1955
Gunnar Nielsen won the famed Mile and set a world record of 4:03.6 in doing it, but hardly anyone noticed, for behind the Dane, Wes Santee and Fred Dwyer were wrestling each other down the stretch
By Robert Creamer, Sports Illustrated
NEW YORK - There are those who say it was the best running...
July 01, 1942
Leslie’s time drew a thunderous cheer. It was 4:07.4, tying the world’s record time... He was king of the Milers at 20!
By Roger Birtwell, Esquire
Running is a country boy’s game. Ask any track coach what type of material he prefers. “Give me kids from the country,” he’ll say. He wants...