Mile News Tagged Marty Liquori


Liquori, Miler-Turned-Musician, Taking Life in Stride

July 18, 2014

"Playing a guitar is not a talent any more than running the Mile is a talent. It’s about work and taking a scientific approach to things and progressing.”

By Noel Neff, GainesvilleObserved.com

There was a time when the world knew Marty Liquori for his legs and feet, which for a memorable...

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Mile Moment of the Month: Epic Prep Sub-4 Races

June 11, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

On June 11, 2011, Lukas Verzbicas became only the fifth U.S. high school athlete and the second in a high school-only race to break 4 minutes for the Mile with his winning 3:59.71 clocking at the adidas Dream Mile in...

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My Best Race: 50 Runners and the Finish Line They’ll Never Forget

December 21, 2013

The Mile, the best race for Steve Scott, Marty Liquori and Jon Sinclair 

By Chris Cooper

Fifty runners, from the world's elite to passionate amateurs, share the races they'll never forget.

Every runner that enters a race has a unique reason for competing: racing for the challenge, for the...

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Sub-4: The Quest for Greatness

May 22, 2013

By Darrin DeTorres, DistancePreps.com

On a wet and windy day nearly 59 years ago, a young man with a dream of the seemingly impossible became the first runner to break the 4 minute barrier in the Mile. In the 59 years following Roger Bannister’s magical performance, runners all over the world...

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Stellar Fields Set for Saturday’s adidas Dream Mile

May 21, 2013

Bernie Montoya to defend title; Will one or more high school boys break the coveted sub-4 minute Mile barrier?

NEW YORK – (May 21, 2013) – Twenty-eight of the top U.S. high school Mile athletes including defending champion Bernie Montoya are expected at the adidas Dream Mile to be contested at...

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Baker is King of Track and Prom

May 08, 2013

High school athlete of the week

By Marc Bloom, Running Times

Athlete: Brock Baker
Year: Senior
School: Oakland High School
Location: Murfreesboro, TN
Mile PR: 4:06.77
3200m PR: 8:51.75

With his 4:06.77 on April 27 in Louisville, Brock Baker of Oakland High in Murfreesboro, Tenn.,...

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Memorial Stadium’s Finest Mile

April 26, 2013

"Ryun was so dominant, everyone in the stadium was on their feet," remembers Larry Knuth, a longtime Los Angeles track & field coach who was there that night. "People were going nuts."

By Cathrine Merlo, The Bakersfield Californian

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Those who were there still remember the...

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State Mile Guide: #3 New Jersey

March 20, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 18, 1787
Capital: Trenton
Motto: Liberty & Prosperity

New Jersey is home to some of the fastest Miles on U.S. soil including Eamonn Coghlan's (IRL) former U.S. indoor All-Comers record of 3:49.78 (and former world record) set in 1983 (video) and Romanian Doina...

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State Mile Guide: #2 Pennsylvania

March 13, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
Capital: Harrisburg
Motto: Virtue, Liberty & Independence

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a rich Mile history with the "State of Independence" hosting some of the fastest and most exciting Mile races in the United States. The historic Penn Relays has...

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An Open Love Letter to the Mile

February 14, 2012

Dear Mile:

You were our First Love from the first time that we set eyes on your classic beauty & rich history; it's been a wonderful 140-plus years together. From the time Edward Merritt (USA) ran 4:43.8 in 1877 to Great Britian's Sir Roger Bannister's ground breaking, and now iconic, first...

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