Mile News Tagged Steve Scott


Mile legend Scott taking a new path in life

June 18, 2018

Retired CSU-San Marcos coach has moved with wife JoAnn to Pacific Grove, near Monterey, where he continues to run and enjoys the cooler conditions while he ponders his future.

By Nick Canepa for the San Diego Union-Tribune

It was a February night in 1977, when we really, honestly cared about...

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Two-Time Olympian Steve Scott Retiring as CSUSM Head Coach

April 22, 2018

Mile legend the university's first cross cross country and track & field coach since 1999; on campus retirement open house on Thursday, May 10

From Cal State San Marcos

Two-time Olympian Steve Scott, the only cross country and track & field coach in Cal State San Marcos' history, announced...

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The Training of Mile Legend Steve Scott

April 02, 2018

“Get over it.  If you have a bad workout or a bad race, allow yourself exactly 1 hour to stew about it, then move on.”

By Runner's Tribe

This is Part 1 of a 2 part series.  Part 1 looks into Steve Scott’s training during the later stages of his career. By this stage, Steve had already amassed...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Newport-Mesa Spirit Run

March 15, 2018

Celebrating its 35th edition, the Newport-Mesa Spirit Run: Race for the Schools takes place on Sunday, March 18 and is also the host of the USATF Southern California Road Mile Championship

By Bring Back the Mile

The Newport-Mesa Spirit Run, a BBTM Featured Event, is enjoying its 35th edition...

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Seven training tips from Mile legend Steve Scott

October 24, 2017

By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com

Steve Scott started out as a basebal player. His mom got Steve into running, encouraging him to join her morning jogs. In high school, the future U.S. Olympian ran 1:52 for the 800 meters and 4:15 for the Mile in high school. Steve Scott went to UC Irvine and...

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Take Five: Mile legend Steve Scott returns each year to participate in Spirit Run

March 09, 2017

"If I can expose them to running and show them that it’s fun, then to me that’s rewarding."

By Tom Johnson, Stu News Newport

Had a chance to catch up with Steve Scott last week. Scott obviously is one of the greatest runners in American history. The three-time Olympian attended college at...

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Why do Olympic runners race in the 1500 meters instead of the Mile?

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...

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The man, the myth, the legend: Steve Scott

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.

By...

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Q&A: Steve Scott Talks the Mile, Carlsbad 5000 and Coaching

March 05, 2015

No matter how many people run under 4 minutes, when you do it your first time it’s something special.

By Adam Elder, Competitor.com

Steve Scott is one of America’s greatest middle-distance runners of all-time, having posted three outdoor U.S. Mile records, a World Championship silver medal,...

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Mile Legend Steve Scott Being Treated for Cancer

October 18, 2014

Three-time Olympian and former longtime U.S. Mile record holder being treated at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego.

By Don Norcross, Competitor.com

In the United States, when the conversation is track and field, specifically the Mile, one name stands out.

Steve Scott.

On July...

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