May 23, 2017
Ryun’s high school coach, Bob Timmons, was formerly a swimming coach, and he more or less trained Ryun as a swimmer.
By Runner's Tribe
The first American high school athlete to run a sub-4 Mile, multiple world record holder, Olympic 1500m silver medalist. Jim Ryun to this day is an American...
May 18, 2017
Bored with 5K and 10Ks? Try this perfect test of speed and endurance
By Nick Harris-Fry, Coach
In today’s metric world, the Mile is not a distance most people run all that regularly. Track athletes will sprint all manner of distances up to 1500m and road runners tackle anything from 5K...
April 09, 2017
Queen of the Road Mile shares her wisdom and training advice
By Nathan Freeburg, Minneapolis Running
It all starts with one Mile! Heather Kampf is a decorated runner with a hard-to-believe 24 road Mile wins since 2011 as well the defending Medtronic TC 1 Mile champion. Recently, we sat down...
March 24, 2017
Maybe it was the endorphins, but I swear I heard 23,000 high school kids cheering.
By Charles Bethea, Outside
I was watching the 1500 meter Olympic final last summer at a bar, a few months before my 35th birthday, when I first wondered if a middle-distance runner lurked within. It was a...
March 20, 2017
Short, fast reps will help you race better at any distance.
By Joe Rubio, Runner's World
What if you could add a single training element to your routine once every seven to 14 days that has proven to significantly increase your potential for faster racing times at any distance? What if it...
December 20, 2016
A Scottish teacher starts a free, anytime, anywhere program that reduces childhood obesity—and makes kids happy; “This Mile a day will make a difference.” - Sebastian Coe, Mile legend & current IAAF President
By Sarah Barker, Runner's World
Elaine Wyllie, headteacher of St. Ninians Primary...
December 10, 2016
"To run the Mile, we need to run like children, which means getting off your heels and onto your toes."
By Rachel Sturtz, NY Magazine
While a masochistic segment of the running community continues to push the boundaries of human suffering in ultramarathons, another group is returning to the...
September 21, 2015
My time didn't set any records, or win me anything. But that's running. For most of us, we're running against ourselves - our whole selves: mind, body, doubts and all. And on that pretty fall day, I won.
By Jen A. Miller, The Philadelphia Inquirer
In the end, it's the glass in my foot that...
September 21, 2015
The takeaway message is clear: Don't be discouraged if you can "only" run a Mile or if you're "just" a jogger; you're doing great things for your body with every step you take.
By Charlotte Andersen, SHAPE Magazine
If you've ever felt embarrassed about your morning Mile as you scroll through...
September 18, 2015
Sometimes it's a good idea to break away from your training plan. Here's why I did it!
By Ali Nolan, Runner's World
Before the Fifth Avenue Mile on Sunday, it had been over a decade since I raced a single Mile. I signed up on a whim when a coworker emailed me an invitation to be part of the...
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