July 09, 2020
"I am thinking, can I break that record? Can I make that jump up in performance? There’s no reason that I can’t."
By Ian O'Riordan, The Irish Times
It’s Dream Mile night, Oslo, Norway, and at the bell Ray Flynn is right on the heels of John Walker and Steve Scott, all three running somewhere...
January 09, 2019
Signature Millrose Games event from The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center to be broadcast live on NBC, Saturday, February 9
NEW YORK — Olympic medalists Clayton Murphy and Nick Willis, along with the world’s fastest Miler indoors or outdoors last year, Edward Cheserek, will...
January 02, 2018
Island nation's athletes are notable part of the iconic distance's rich history
By Tom Hunt, Irish Examiner
Paul Robinson’s recent world best time of 4:17.9 for a Mile run in sub-zero Antarctica recalled memories of a previous era when Ireland’s leading Milers competed at elite level and...
October 09, 2017
"When it's all said and done, it's a personal endeavor. It's an opportunity to do something that makes you feel better about yourself; it's an identity."
By John Greene, Independent
Another time. Another place. A stellar field of international superstar athletes gathered in the Mardyke in...
September 22, 2017
The running legend & two-time Olympian, who still holds the Irish record for the Mile, is very much revered locally.
By Liam Cosgrove, Longford Leader
Longford athlete and two-time Olympian Ray Flynn will be the center of attention in the county town in a little over a week's time when he...
July 05, 2017
"I wasn’t afraid I would die; I knew I was dying."
By Cathal Dennehy, Independent.ie
For those who suffer through the sadistic challenge of a sub-4 minute Mile, there is a sound that offers hope, which arrives as both a sweet reprieve and a call to arms in their time of despair. It's the...
July 07, 2014
In thrilling race against top field, the legend again breaks his U.S. record in Oslo, Norway
By Bring Back the Mile
A Mile is four laps on the track that some have called the perfect distance and a four-act play. Oslo's Bislett Games Dream Mile in the 1980s was the pinnacle of this classic...
April 18, 2013
Tri-Cities Track Classic in Johnson City, TN to honor Ray Flynn with HS Boys' Mile
By Bring Back the Mile
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Tri-Cities Track Classic, organized by Knoxville Youth Athletics, is hosting its annual Track & Field festival for the first time at Kermit Tipton Stadium at...
September 24, 2012
By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World
Is American Mile record holder Alan Webb going to end up in Portland, Oregon? Piecing together what information we do we have -- we haven't gotten responses from Webb or from his agent Ray Flynn, but will update if we do -- the answer is looking more and more...
March 07, 1983
In the season finale, Eamonn Coghlan lowered his indoor Mile world record to 3:49.78: "All I could think of was my coach Gerry Farnan and my father. I was saying, hey, this is for you guys."
By Craig Neff, Sports Illustrated
Eamonn Coghlan lay in his New Jersey hotel room early last Sunday...
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