Mile News


Chelimo, ‘King’ Cheserek, Engels, Bishop-Nriagu among Camel City Elite’s early commitments

November 09, 2017

World class field expected at indoor meet on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018 offering 6th edition event record $75,000-plus prize purse

By Eddie Wooten, News & Record

The lineups for the 2018 Camel City Elite Races in Winston-Salem are taking shape and already include notable star power for what will...

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Taste of success has given Wightman hunger for more

October 28, 2017

“I’ve always seen him as my coach [his father] because he knows me better than I do. He knows exactly what works.”

By Cathal Dennehy for the IAAF

The Las Vegas Strip, at 6:00am on a Saturday morning, is not the kind of place you expect to find a world class athlete.

At that time, it’s...

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Olympian Dyrol Burleson addresses Cascade High students

October 27, 2017

“I had the desire not to lose... I guess that’s a mental side.”

By Justin Much, Stayton Mail

Who better is there to ask about his favorite place to run than a world class runner?

Two-time Olympic middle-distance runner Dyrol Burleson, an inductee of the National Track & Field Hall of Fame,...

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Give the English 1.6 Kilometers and They’ll Take a Mile!

October 25, 2017

Members of The Active Resistance to Metrication launch ‘raids,’ brave arrest to convert signs to imperial measures

By Jenny Gross, Wall Street Journal

BURNLEY, England — Tony Bennett took Brexit preparations into his own hands at dusk one Friday this month, defying authority to reinstate a...

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