June 12, 2014
“It was more than just a race. And for me, it felt so good to deliver exactly at that moment.”
By Alison Wade, Runner's World
When Eric Avila leapt—not ran—through the men’s elite Mile finish tape at the Jim Ryun Festival of Miles on June 5, he was not just celebrating his victory or running...
June 08, 2014
“What track needs is to coordinate these events." - Alan Webb
By Toni Reavis
Even as California Chrome‘s bid for horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years came to a thudding halt in yesterday’s 146th Belmont Stakes, the outdoor track season swept into full summer swing last Thursday from...
June 06, 2014
“My hope is this will be the genesis of things to come. We’ve started a little spark that could grow into a fire — and grow the sport back.” - Jim Ryun
By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego
Chula Vista native Eric Avila pointed to the crowd on the homestretch and leaped as he crossed the finish...
June 05, 2014
All three meets partnering with the Bring Back the Mile campaign to celebrate and promote the storied distance
By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Jim Ryun becoming the first high school boy to break the famed 4 minute Mile barrier. Timing 3:59.0 in...
June 04, 2014
The San Diego event will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Jim Ryun’s sub-4-minute Mile performance
By Caitlyn Pilkington, Competitor Magazine
Mary Decker Slaney, Jearl Miles-Clark, Darcy Arreola Lange and Julia Stamps Mallon will go head-to-head on Thursday evening in the ElliptiGO Mile as...