Mile News Tagged Mario Fraioli

Steve Spence’s Sub-5 Minute Mile Streak Continues

August 21, 2013

The 51-year-old broke the barrier for the 38th straight year.

By Mario Fraioli, Competitor

Barriers are meant to be broken, sometimes over and over (and over) again.

Steve Spence, a 1992 U.S. Olympian best known for winning the bronze medal in the marathon at the 1991 World Championships in...

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Uceny, Manzano Win Olympic Trials 1500m Finals

July 01, 2012

By Mario Fraioli, Competitor

EUGENE, Ore. — Beginning her finishing kick with a little more than a lap to go, Morgan Uceny seized the lead at the bell and held it all the way to the finish line, holding off eventual second and third-place finishers Shannon Rowbury and Jenny Simpson to win the...

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Master The Mile: One-Mile Training Plan

April 25, 2012

To race the perfect Mile, a runner needs to possess an equal balance of strength and speed.

By Mario Fraioli,

Think back to your elementary school days and the first race you probably ever ran: the gym-class Mile. Fast-forward a few years, through the countless 5Ks, dozens of...

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