October 16, 2020
The Jarrow Arrow's landmark birthday highlights his brilliant career including his historic 1985 year when he set three world records in 19 days
By Steve Smythe, Athletics Weekly
For those who remember Steve Cram as the world’s greatest teenage 1500 meter and Mile runner, it’s hard getting...
December 05, 2017
I started as an 800 meter runner. I was really nervous about standing at the start with the name Cram on my vest and then my name read out.
By Catherine Scott, Yorkshire Post
It seems that Josie Cram is following in her famous dad’s footsteps as she represents Team GB on the sporting stage.
March 28, 2017
“A lot of the anger and frustration that I had when I was removed from funding only fueled my winter training to get out there and prove what I can do."
By The Yorkshire Post
The 26-year-old athlete has the know-how of former world record holder Steve Cram to fall back on in her quest to lead...
February 17, 2017
Aouita was not simply a consummate competitor, who won a hard-to-believe 115 out of 119 races in close to a decade... but he was a peerless entertainer. The Olympic champion could talk a race as well as he could run one.
By Pat Butcher, Globerunner
When the Ancient Greeks, who invented the...
January 26, 2017
“It was a cat-and-mouse affair – we both started off running at the back of the field. I beat him by little more than the thickness of a vest.”
By Sam Burke, Runner's Tribe
The 1980s were an era in which male middle distance running was dominated by Britain. The British dominance was total...
October 05, 2016
Politics and IAAF presidency aside, let’s not forget what a fantastic athlete Coe was: Olympic champion, Mile world record holder and more!
By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly
Every athlete usually remembers a moment where they were drawn into the sport. For me, I was hooked after watching...
August 10, 2015
With his British and European Mile record having lasted 30 years, Matt Long and David Lowes look at the training philosophy of legend Steve Cram
By David Lowes, Athletics Weekly
On a late summer evening on July 27, 1985, in the Norwegian capital city of Oslo, a 24-year-old in the club vest of...
June 14, 2015
“Our sport is about winning medals and winning championships, and measuring yourself [...] against the past and the history” said the 54-year-old 1984 Olympic 1500m silver medalist.
30 years ago retired British track & field athlete Steve Cram broke the world Mile record in Oslo....
May 25, 2015
Olympian Mile won by former world Mile record-holder Steve Cram in 5:40 with Olympian Shireen Bailey following home in second.
From Athletics Weekly
Adam Clarke and Racheal Bamford were the winners of the British Mile Championships at Sunday’s Bupa Westminster Mile, while David Weir broke the...
May 18, 2015
“The Mile holds a very special place in my heart and it’s wonderful to take part in this race alongside so many of my fellow Olympians on such a special day." - Steve Cram
From Athletics Weekly
Steve Cram (right), Denise Lewis and Basil Heatley are set to be among the more than 90 British...
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