Mile News Tagged Steve Scott


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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Mile Moment of the Month: The Magic of the Fifth Avenue Mile

September 10, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

The Fifth Avenue Mile, contested on one of the world’s most famous thoroughfares, was the brainchild of New York Road Runners Club president and impresario Fred Lebow, and the debut event was run in 1981. The Mile...

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Mile Moment of the Month: Steve Scott’s Dream Mile 1982

July 07, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

A Mile is four laps on the track that some have called the perfect distance and a four-act play. Oslo's Bislett Games Dream Mile in the 1980s was the pinnacle of this classic distance, pitting world class Milers against...

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Why the Mile Is Dead (and Worth Saving)

May 06, 2014

Sixty years removed from Roger Bannister’s breakthrough run, the distance is all but dead in the U.S. But a new organization hopes to change all that—and rebuild running from the Mile up.

By Monica Prelle, Outside Magazine

Rounding the bend to the final straightaway of the 1964 Compton...

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Bring Back the Mile

April 02, 2014

Two years ago, former track athlete Ryan Lamppa launched the movement 'Bring Back the Mile: America's Distance'. Here are FOUR reasons why he might just be getting somewhere.

By SPIKES Magazine

1. The Mile movement

"Here in America we eat, sleep and think in miles. Not kilometers. The...

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NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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