Mile News

Further Reflections: A teen’s ‘what-if’ memories from the Relays

April 22, 2012

By Carroll McKibben, Des Moines Register

The Drake Relays might have been the site of the first 4-minute mile. That opportunity never occurred, however, because of a decision made, ironically, by a former Drake University track coach, Bill Easton. The popular Easton coached the Bulldogs and...

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Morgan Uceny Hopeful Winning Ways Will Continue in 2012

April 22, 2012

By Joe Battaglia, NBC Olympics

BOSTON –– After finishing the 2011 outdoor season as only the second American ever ranked No. 1 in the world in the women’s 1500m, Morgan Uceny kicked off the Olympic year with a victory in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile in 4:43.8. We spoke with her about her first...

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BBTM’s David Monico on FloTrack at Mt. SAC Relays

April 20, 2012

By Ryan Craven,

Watch more video of 2012 Mt. SAC Relays on

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April 20-21 Mile Guide

April 20, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

This weekend kicks off what is one of the most exciting nine days of Track & Field and for Milers everywhere on the 2012 calendar. For our part we'll be down at the Mt. SAC Relays, so if you're in the area come on over and give us a high five; we'll be near In N' Out with...

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