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...
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...
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...
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...
May 08, 2013
High school athlete of the week
By Marc Bloom, Running Times
Athlete: Brock Baker
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.,...
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...
March 20, 2013
Date of Statehood: December 18, 1787
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...
March 13, 2013
Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
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...
February 14, 2012
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...
August 31, 2011
"In those days the Mile was such a glamour event that it was better to be the fifth best Miler in the world than the top 5000 meter runner.”
From Gary Cohen Running
Marty Liquori earned the silver medal in the 5000 meters at the 1977 World Cup in an American record 13:15.06. He has ranked #1...
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