Mile News Tagged World Athletics Heritage Collection


Trophy, bib number from Mile greats Delany & Tabori donated to Heritage

October 25, 2020

Legends & rivals shared racing history and long-term friendship

By Chris Turner for World Athletics Heritage

Ireland’s Ron Delany and Hungary’s late Laszlo Tabori, two of the standout middle-distance runners of the 1950s, were friends and rivals. A recent discovery in the USA has reignited...

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John Walker donates national warm-up suit to World Athletics Heritage Collection

July 02, 2020

"I’m delighted to donate my warm-up suit to the Heritage Collection. Through its preservation and public display, I hope the suit helps to create interest in running for generations to come.”

By Chris Turner for World Athletics Heritage

New Zealand’s 1976 Olympic 1500m champion Sir John...

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Coghlan donates Wanamaker Mile trophy & world record spikes to Heritage Collection

February 05, 2020

The Chairman of the Boards: "I’m really pleased to make this donation of one of my Wanamaker trophies and my record-breaking spikes to the World Athletics Heritage Collection. I hope when publicly displayed they help boost interest in running.”

By Chris Turner for World Athletics

Ireland’s...

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Historic program for the first sub-4 minute Mile added to the IAAF Heritage Collection

May 09, 2018

Roger Bannister's achievement remains a unique, still resonating landmark in our sport and beyond

From IAAF

The IAAF Heritage Collection has announced the latest addition to its archive of athletics memorabilia on the anniversary of one of the most celebrated feats in athletics, a signed...

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