February 19, 2015
To-date, only eight father / son combos have broken 4 minutes for the storied distance
By Bring Back the Mile
On February 14, 2015 at the venerable NYRR Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile, John "Johnny" Gregorek, Jr. (right) finished 10th in 3:57.47 for his first sub-4 minute Mile to join his...
November 24, 2012
BARCELONA, Spain – New Zealand’s three-time Olympic middle-distance champion Peter Snell and Kip Keino, Kenya’s 1968 and 1972 Olympic 1500m and 3000m Steeplechase champion, respectively, appeared at the press point at the IAAF Centenary Gala in Barcelona. These were some of the highlights.
September 20, 2012
By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News
Some of the greatest Milers in the world have won the Fifth Avenue Mile presented by Nissan, which will be run for the 32nd time on Saturday. Sydney Maree, Steve Scott, Mary Slaney, John Walker, Peter Elliott and Bernard Lagat are among those who have broken the...
August 11, 2012
Kip Keino beat the favored Jim Ryun in the Olympic 1500 meters in 1968, the first chapter in Kenya’s success story in distance running.
By William C. Rhoden, New York Times
In the fall of 1968, I was a college freshman on a football scholarship at Morgan State in Baltimore; Kevin Thompson was...
August 03, 2012
The most anticipated track and field event at the 1968 Mexico City Olympic Games was the match up in the 1500 meters with Jim Ryun taking on Kip Keino of Kenya.
Jim Ryun was an incredible runner. As a junior in high school in Kansas he was the first high schooler to run a 4...
May 27, 2012
In his role as an ambassador for the Africa Week Athletics Meet, double Olympic champion Kip Keino will be at the Morton Stadium in Santry today.
By Ian O'Riordan
DUBLIN, Ireland - SWEET LORD they might as well be IN Africa as the sun beats down on the students of St Mark’s in Tallaght. It’s...