April 04, 2014
Nick Willis: "It is important for the casual fan because people understand a sub-4 minute Mile. A 3:38 1500m doesn’t mean anything to most people."
By SPIKES Magazine
SPIKES sat down with two of the world's top Milers Nick Willis and Will Leer and Mile legend John Walker to find out why they...
April 03, 2014
Craig Miller leads American contingent for Sunday, April 6 downhill road Mile in New Zealand
The Queen Street Golden Mile takes place this Sunday as part of the Barfoot & Thompson ITU World Triathlon Auckland with the elite races supported by age group Mile options and a Celebrity Queen Street...
January 31, 2014
Some say it was the greatest middle-distance race ever contested by one of the best fields for a major competition: 1974 Commonwealth Games 1500 meters. This is their story.
By Michael Brown, New Zealand Herald
The track and field meeting burst into life on the opening day in...
July 29, 2013
Mile legend John Walker's first and only Queen Street Mile was in 1982, which he remembers the downhill race as both "frightening and exciting"; event to benefit Walker's Find Your Field of Dream Foundation
The Queen Street Golden Mile will become part of the program for next...
June 01, 2013
By Christopher Kelsall, Athletics Illustrated
Sir John Walker of New Zealand was the greatest middle-distance runner of his era and had few peers during the eras that followed. Although there were great competitors during his time like Sebastion Coe, Eamonn Coghlan, Steve Cram, Steve Ovett and...
April 02, 2013
New Zealand Olympian Lucy van Dalen finishes third behind training partners in women's race.
By Dana Johannsen, The New Zealand Herald
AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Australian middle distance runner Ryan Gregson was fixed on racing the Queen St Golden Mile ever since the idea of bringing back the...
December 03, 2012
Outstanding, compelling hour-plus video covers the eleven world record holders of the Mile from Bannister to Coe
By Bring Back the Mile
The Super Milers documentary from Great Britain’s Channel 4 is entertaining and simply riveting. The hour-plus video covers the eleven world record holders...
June 27, 1994
Forty years after Roger Bannister broke four minutes, the brotherhood of Mile record holders gathered to honor their grand obsession
By Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated
NEVER JOIN SOMEONE WHO ECLIPSES YOU. ALIGN YOURSELF WITH ONE WHO INCREASES YOUR LUSTER. THE MAN WHO PUTS YOU IN THE SHADE...
December 23, 1991
John Walker to become the first 40-year-old to break the 4 minute Mile?
By Merrell Noden, Sports Illustrated
JOHN WALKER KNOWS WHY NO ONE has broken 4 minutes for the Mile at age 40. ''I just don't believe people have been stupid enough to stay around at a high-level competitive edge at 40,''...
March 13, 1980
As Coe entered, the meet's athletes rose in a standing ovation. For the first time what he had done began to sink in, and he was moved.
By Kenny Moore, Sports Illustrated
The streams of talent and preparation and resolve that would converge in Oslo at twilight on July 17, 1979, arose in...
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