August 16, 2016
"The Mile is easy to explain to non-track people... Everyone understands a fast Mile."
By Oliver Staley, qz.com
Today (August 16) in Rio, some of the world’s most talented runners will contest the 1500 meters.
That’s too bad. They should be running the Mile instead.
The 1500 meters has...
April 29, 2016
Scott’s perseverance and dedication to the sport of running has helped athletes at CSUSM meet their full potential. This year, he is looking forward to taking his track & field team to the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships held at Cal State Los Angeles in May.
January 17, 2016
“The track has a reputation of being a fast one, and that gave me a psychological advantage. And the crowd gave me a big lift.” - Eamonn Coghlan, The Chairman of the Boards
By John Maffei, San Diego Union Tribune
Tucked away in the bowels of the San Diego Sports Arena, there was a spike-worn,...
September 10, 2014
Sydney Maree soundly beats top international field, sets still standing men's event record in inaugural year 1981
By Bring Back the Mile
The Fifth Avenue Mile, contested on one of the world’s most famous thoroughfares, was the brainchild of New York Road Runners Club president & impresario...
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...
May 06, 2014
Sixty years removed from Roger Bannister’s breakthrough run, the distance is all but dead in the U.S. But a new organization hopes to change all that—and rebuild running from the Mile up.
By Monica Prelle, Outside Magazine
Rounding the bend to the final straightaway of the 1964 Compton...
April 27, 2014
As the 60th anniversary of the first sub-4 minute Mile approaches, tell us who you believe to be the leading Miler of all-time
From Athletics Weekly
Roger Bannister’s 3:59.4 Mile of almost 60 years ago is one of the most revered performances in athletics history.
Being the first man to run...
April 03, 2014
Craig Miller leads American contingent for Sunday, April 6 downhill road Mile in New Zealand
The Queen Street Golden Mile takes place this Sunday as part of the Barfoot & Thompson ITU World Triathlon Auckland with the elite races supported by age group Mile options and a Celebrity Queen Street...
April 02, 2014
Two years ago, former track athlete Ryan Lamppa launched the movement 'Bring Back the Mile: America's Distance'. Here are FOUR reasons why he might just be getting somewhere.
By SPIKES Magazine
1. The Mile movement
"Here in America we eat, sleep and think in miles. Not kilometers. The...
December 21, 2013
The Mile, the best race for Steve Scott, Marty Liquori and Jon Sinclair
By Chris Cooper
Fifty runners, from the world's elite to passionate amateurs, share the races they'll never forget.
Every runner that enters a race has a unique reason for competing: racing for the challenge, for the...
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