August 06, 2018
"I think the thing they want to do is not to set off too fast at the start. After the half-mile, start moving up."
By Mike Sandrock for Daily Camera
"Yes, how can I help you?"
Bingo! I was on the phone with Sir Roger Bannister, the English neurologist who on May 6, 1954,...
August 14, 2017
My sons slept in their new Pearl Street Mile T-shirts — and so did I! — proudly wearing them and discussing our races in the next morning.
By Lisa Jhung, Motiv Running
By most accounts, I’m a somewhat crotchety, just-about-middle-aged trail runner. I like most of my runs to be off-road...
August 13, 2016
"I learned a lot, about staying more composed and calm. I could have been more aggressive. But this has been an amazing year and it is so fun to race with everyone here. This is my favorite race."
By Michael Sandrock, Daily Camera
It might not be the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, but...
August 17, 2015
This is one of the best things about the Pearl Street Mile, watching friends and family run either in the kids race, open waves or elite waves.
By Todd Straka, Boulder Runner
The Pearl Street Mile is easily the best summer race in Boulder and dare I say Colorado. I fell in love with the race...
August 11, 2015
Olympian and 3:55 Miler Alan Culpepper provided a "five-day secret training plan." It included some short intervals "to dial in race pace/effort," but not enough to leave me tired.
By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera
The voice was a thunderbolt out of the blue, freezing me in my...
July 10, 2014
"Downtown Miles, which have caught fire across the country, are loved because it's something everyone can do." - Melody Fairchild
By John Meyer, The Denver Post
Former University of Colorado runner Sara Vaughn won the women's elite wave of the Pearl Street Mile in 4 minutes, 54 seconds...
July 11, 2013
By Joe Rubino, Daily Camera
BOULDER, Colo. - It was a ways off the times posted in the men's competitive wave, but Justin Perry, of Westminster, had a lot to be happy about with his finish in the "non-competitive" wave of the Pearl Street Mile footrace.
Not only did the 13-year-old shave more...