June 06, 2018
New this year: Session at the Speedway, a multiple distance event on Tuesday, June 19
RALEIGH, N.C. - Now in its fourth season, Sir Walter Running's free community track series, Pop Up Miles, returns to its standard Tuesday nights starting on June 5. The rotating venue series started in 2015,...
September 01, 2017
When I finally learned what my time was one of my (VT) teammates started to hug me. It was an incredible moment.
By Jean DePlacido, The Salem News
Drew Piazza keeps getting faster and faster. The Virginia Tech senior from Danvers has had an incredible summer including running a sub-4 minute...
August 12, 2017
Craig Engels' famous hair-and-’stache combo in the running world has been chopped to benefit charity.
By Sarah Lorge Butler, Runner's World
Craig Engels has long turned heads for his fast running—and his flowing locks.
At the 2016 U.S. Olympic Track Trials, he was fourth in the 800 meters...
July 26, 2017
By Bring Back the Mile
We exchanged emails with rising U.S. Mile star Lauren Johnson ahead of Friday evening's GNC Live Well Liberty Mile showdown in Pittsburgh. Lauren, 30, who is currently living in her hometown of Huntington, Indiana, but is essentially "homeless" this track season before...
January 27, 2017
The first person with autism to break 4 minutes in the Mile shows no signs of stopping.
By John Hanc, Runner's World
He’s been profiled on ESPN, on NBC News, and in the Wall Street Journal in the last year alone. But perhaps the apogee of Mikey Brannigan’s career came in September, when he...
December 28, 2016
Two more U.S. high school boys go sub-4, Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski; two historic Olympic 1500 medals won in Rio by Matthew Centrowitz (gold) and Jenny Simpson (bronze); $480,000-plus record prize money awarded; third BBTM Grand Prix Tour sets records and more highlight banner year
September 06, 2016
"Mikey wants to inspire all kids to participate in any athletic sport, and wants to continue to be a role model for other people with autism—to show them that there are no limits.”
By Sheri ArbitalJacoby, Great Neck Record
His Facebook page is filled with photos from graduation, the beach and...
August 09, 2016
Mikey Brannigan sets a Paralympic world record for the T20 classification.
By Alison Wade, Runner's World
At the Sir Walter Miler meet on Friday, August 5 in Raleigh, North Carolina, 19-year-old Mikey Brannigan finished seventh in the Mile, clocking 3:57.58 to smash his previous personal...
August 08, 2016
“We wanted to take advantage of the fact that we knew I was in incredible shape. You can't always show it in the rounds because they're little more tactical. So it's nice to just go and see it on paper.”
By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News
The homestretch battle in the OT 1500 between ...
July 20, 2016
Cross country "strength is essential. Also, the end of a race speed is 'make or break' for success" for the Mile.
From Sir Walter Miler
It had been some time since anyone got close to Ken Popejoy’s North Carolina outdoor Mile record. In 2014, Ford Palmer took the title in 3:57.61, and in...
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