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5.23.19

State Street Mile Celebrates 20th Running on June 2

Milestone anniversary $10,000 Super Bonus offered; 1,000-plus...


5.20.19

IAAF Run 24-1 set for June 2

Series of Mile runs in 24 cities in 16 time zones will celebrate...


5.19.19

New Balance’s New Shoe Gives You a Speedier, Bouncier Mile

Designed to work best for the Mile, the aptly named 5280 is light,...


5.22.19

How Becoming a Miler Helped This Marathoner Qualify for Olympic Trials

Training for shorter distances helped Leigh Anne Sharek finally...


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State Street Mile Celebrates 20th Running on June 2

May 23, 2019

Milestone anniversary $10,000 Super Bonus offered; 1,000-plus participants expected; also the unofficial Dog Mile World Championship; event proceeds go to the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Crime Victim Emergency Fund

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The State Street Mile on Sunday morning, June 2...

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How Becoming a Miler Helped This Marathoner Qualify for Olympic Trials

May 22, 2019

Training for shorter distances helped Leigh Anne Sharek finally achieve her goal of going sub-3:00 in the marathon and more!

By Hailey Middlebrook, Runner's World

It all started with a bet. When Leigh Anne Sharek was fresh out of college, a friend bet that she could beat her in a 5K. While...

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IAAF Run 24-1 set for June 2

May 20, 2019

Series of Mile runs in 24 cities in 16 time zones will celebrate the spirit of Global Running Day and the iconic distance

From IAAF

Following the success of last year’s global event, IAAF Run 24-1 will return for its second edition on Sunday, June 2 with a series of 24 one Mile runs staged...

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New Balance’s New Shoe Gives You a Speedier, Bouncier Mile

May 19, 2019

Designed to work best for the Mile, the aptly named 5280 is light, but insulated to help reduce impact: "The faster you go, the better you feel!"

By Nicholas Thompson, Wired

This past September, Jenny Simpson headed out in the rain to the start of the 5th Avenue Mile road race with two pairs...

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