May 20, 2015
Simpson, Rowbury, Coburn and Moser are all contenders in 1500 meters
From The Register-Guard
Traditionally, American women haven’t fared well at the Prefontaine Classic 1500 meter race.
This year could be a different story.
American’s Jenny Simpson, Shannon Rowbury, Emma Coburn and ...
March 17, 2014
American teen beats Russian women and also sets indoor world record
By Bring Back the Mile
March 1972: The world was still embroiled in the Cold War, the Vietnam War was raging on and U.S. President Richard Nixon had recently returned from an official visit to Mao Zedong in China. To step on...
August 12, 2013
The latest ESPN Nine for IX documentary takes a look at one of sports most infamous moments, the Mary Decker - Zola Budd collision at the 1984 Olympic Games at 3000 meters; premiers on ESPN on August 13; directed by former world class runner Shola Lynch, winner of the 1984 Millrose Games Girls'...
June 21, 2013
Teenage runner on record-breaking pace competing at USA Outdoor track championships
By Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune
DES MOINES, Iowa — Among the first words out of Mary Cain's mouth Thursday was "Moscow."
That said it all.
Here was Cain, having just run her first-ever race at the USA...
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...
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...
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...
October 01, 2009
Many remember Zola Budd as the barefoot prodigy who broke world records, became a symbol of South Africa's oppression, and was blamed for Mary Decker's Olympic nightmare, but her story has more heartbreak, more hard-fought redemption and considerably more weirdness than the legend.
January 30, 2009
By Don Norcross, The San Diego Union Tribune
Mary Slaney wants to run. Not jog. Run.
There is a difference. Jogging is for exercise. Running is for exhilaration. Jogging is comfortable. Running hurts.
But Slaney, America's greatest female middle-distance runner, can't run. Not like she...
September 02, 1985
When it came up again, there was no expression there, nothing but running animal. She held her form.
By Kenny Moore, Sport Illustrated
Morocco's Said Aouita came flailing into the stretch of the 1500 meters in West Berlin's Olympic Stadium last Friday night looking as if his teeth were going...
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