Mile News


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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Heather Kampf preaches resilience, overcoming obstacles at Mankato Marathon Expo

October 23, 2017

“She showed her true feelings and showed how hard it is to get back up. We can all associate with that.”

By Brian Arola, Mankato Free Press

MANKATO, Minn. -- Heather Kampf experienced one of a competitive runner’s worst nightmares.

Search her name plus fall and you can see it for yourself.

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Arese biography launched at star-studded event in Milan

October 22, 2017

Two-time Italian Olympian set 5 national records from 800m to 10,000m including Mile PR of 3:56.7

By Diego Sampaolo for the IAAF

Several past Italian and International running legends gathered in Milan on October 18th for the launch of the book Divieto di Sosta (Do Not Stop), the biography of...

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Bannister’s epochal sub-4 minute Mile record-smashing run

October 21, 2017

Bannister raced for one more event then retired to concentrate on his medical career. His niche in sport history forever assured.

By Eddie G. Alinea, The Manila Times

Many had come close to it, but were eventually thwarted as if held back by powers unseen and demonic.

They all were, until...

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