December 27, 2018
“I’ve been a professional runner since I was eight, nine, 10 years old. I’ve been training, dedicated and following a good structure – the same as my brothers – from an early age."
From the IAAF
Looking ahead to the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic...
December 20, 2018
Record annual prize money awarded exceeds $650,000; Herrera & Lipari BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions, greatest women’s Mile ever, BBTM Effect continues and more!
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
Bring Back the Mile, since its first year in 2012, has compiled an annual highlight summary of...
October 02, 2018
Teen phenom from Norway became a “professional” runner as a child. Is that a recipe for future success?
By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside
There was no major international championship during the 2018 outdoor track & field season, but there was still a doozy of a story: a 17-year-old Norwegian...
August 13, 2018
“Winning a second title in two days is the result of having done this my whole life. It was a little crazy to get this medal. This is huge.”
By Cathal Dennehy for the IAAF
It was the golden double that rippled around the world, a feat of athletic mastery most could only dream of at any stage...
May 26, 2018
“When I saw Manangoi I was like ‘Wow,’ this is a dream come true to be racing against the best guys in the world and doing as good as I did today. It feels really good.”
By Chris Hansen, The Register-Guard
It was the very last Bowerman Mile to ever be contested at storied Hayward Field and...
May 11, 2018
Kenyans Elijah Manangoi & Timothy Cheruiyot headline field plus three fastest Milers in Pre history, topped by two-time Bowerman Mile winner Ayanleh Souleiman – whose meet record of 3:47.32 is the fastest ever on U.S. soil.
EUGENE, Ore. – The world’s top two current Milers will bring their...
September 26, 2017
“It took a couple of days to fully realize what I had accomplished (running a sub-4 minute Mile)… It was a huge accomplishment for me.”
By Niall Hugh, Fast Running
Jakob Ingebrigtsen, the teenage sensation, says he wants to become the “best runner in the world,” and if that’s not his goal,...
June 09, 2017
“The biggest thing I’ve learned from them is the mindset. You always have to go hard and believe in yourself – push until the last meters.”
As he entered the back straight for the final time, with 45 seconds of agony between him and Mile history, 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen had one...