Mile News Tagged Nick Canepa


Mile legend Scott taking a new path in life

June 18, 2018

Retired CSU-San Marcos coach has moved with wife JoAnn to Pacific Grove, near Monterey, where he continues to run and enjoys the cooler conditions while he ponders his future.

By Nick Canepa for the San Diego Union-Tribune

It was a February night in 1977, when we really, honestly cared about...

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Coghlan’s Run at Sports Arena Still a Huge Thrill 31 Years Later

February 24, 2012

But, for me, nothing tops the night of Coghlan’s Mile on the Sports Arena boards during the Jack-in-the-Box Indoor Games.

By Nick Canepa, San Diego Union Tribune

It was 31 years ago this week when Eamonn Coghlan became an Irish storm, when he ran beyond the hype… by a Mile.

Magic was done...

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