Mile News Tagged Pearl Street Mile

Mile Great Scott: Even pacing key at Pearl Street, Mile High Miles

August 05, 2019

Advice to young runners gleaned from his coaching years includes patience, relaxation and trusting in your coach.

By Mike Sandrock, Daily Camera

There have been athletes from 71 countries running faster than 4 minutes for the Mile since Roger Bannister first broke the historic barrier on May...

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Sir Roger Bannister’s Pearl Street Mile advice

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

"Sir Roger?"

"Yes, how can I help you?"

Bingo! I was on the phone with Sir Roger Bannister, the English neurologist who on May 6, 1954,...

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The Trials of The Mile

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...

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Blake Theroux, Elise Cranny Pace Field at Pearl Street Mile

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...

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Todd Straka’s Pearl Street Mile Race Recap

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...

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Boulder’s Pearl Street Mile keeps rivalry alive

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

"Hey, Sandrock!"

The voice was a thunderbolt out of the blue, freezing me in my...

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Boulder shows its community spirit at 17th Pearl Street Mile

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...

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Hundreds Turnout for Family-Friendly Fun at Boulder’s Pearl Street Mile

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...

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