December 04, 2022
In 1974, the UNC athlete produced a memorable, magical year of racing that included the indoor Mile world record, first sub-4 at the Wanamaker Mile and still standing Penn Relays Mile record
Dr. Tony Waldrop, who established himself as a track star at Polk Central High...
February 07, 2017
Bernard Lagat has the most Wanamaker Mile titles for men and Mary Decker and Regina Jacobs for women
By Stuart Lieberman, New York Road Runners
The NYRR Wanamaker Mile is the signature event of the NYRR Millrose Games, and this year’s race on Saturday, February 11 will include both Olympic...
April 21, 2014
HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month: University of North Carolina alum first African-American sub-4
“Most everybody thought African-Americans were sprinters... I just never bought into that" - Reggie McAfee in a 2001 interview with the Cincinnati Enquirer.
McAfee, a Cincinnati,...
June 04, 2013
North Carolina junior only third Tar Heel to run sub-4 minute Mile joining legends Tony Waldrop and Reggie McAfee
By Andrew Pearson, Citizen-Times
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Asheville High alum Isaac Presson has an honest assessment of last Saturday night.
It never should have happened.
March 13, 2013
Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
Motto: Virtue, Liberty & Independence
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a rich Mile history with the "State of Independence" hosting some of the fastest and most exciting Mile races in the United States. The historic Penn Relays has...
April 29, 2012
In the mid-1970s, American middle-distance runner Tony Waldrop was lighting the track on fire. As a University of North Carolina senior, Waldrop set the world record for the indoor Mile, running a blazing 3:55.0 on February 17, 1974 in San Diego. Earlier that same year, he became the first man to...
June 18, 1973
Dave Wottle defends Mile title, sets NCAA Meet record of 3:57.1 and leads 7 others under 4 minutes in Baton Rouge
By Ron Reid, Sports Illustrated
As track meets go the 52nd NCAA Championships at Baton Rouge last week was certain to generate a bunch of new records. Not so much for athletic...