October 23, 2018
Mile and cross country ace became only the fifth sophomore ever to earn the AOY title
By Rich Sands, Track & Field News
The only people that "Girls Athlete of the Year" Katelyn Tuohy has trouble running away from these days are her growing legion of fans. The New York distance phenom produced...
June 17, 2018
"I can’t even begin to think what she’d run if it were a race and perfect conditions. If she had people with her and it was 75 degrees, God knows how fast she could run."
By Nancy Haggerty, Rockland / Westchester Journal News
She ran like she knew she could.
And like every track fan in the...
November 05, 2015
Record setting, Olympic trio hail from Kansas, the Sunflower State
By Bring Back the Mile
Kansas is known for its expansive wheat fields, but it has also amazingly grown three of the greatest Milers in history: Glenn Cunningham, Wes Santee and Jim Ryun. Consider below the impressive...
June 27, 2015
In an age when track & field was more popular in the U.S. than the NBA, NHL and what is now NASCAR, no one was a bigger star than high schooler Ryun
By Scott M. Reid, The Orange County Register
In early June 1965, Jim Ryun, an 18-year-old senior at Wichita’s East High School, and his coach...
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...
July 21, 2007
A nervous excitement spread through the spectators and it immediately felt as if we were doing this together, willing Alan around the track.
By JT Service, Running Times
Every sports fan has their IT moment. The day “IT” happened. Your grandfather remembers “IT” and your dad remembers “THAT”,...
August 11, 1997
Remembering Don Bowden's U.S. milestone
By Brad Herzog, Sports Illustrated
When Roger Bannister first ran the Mile in less than 4 minutes, on May 6, 1954, he was hailed the next morning by The New York Times as having achieved "one of man's hitherto unattainable goals." The 4 minute barrier...
September 28, 1981
“Steve’s greatest assets are his strength and resilience. He can run three days in a row and be as strong the third day as the first.”
By Joe Fares, People
As a freshman member of the Upland, Calif. high school track team, Steve Scott savored the pleasures of life in the slow lane. “I didn’t...
July 11, 1981
''It's the best Mile the world's ever seen." - Steve Ovett
By Neil Amdur, New York Times
OSLO, Norway — The Mile moved to a new frontier tonight when seven runners shattered 3 minutes, 51 seconds, led by Steve Ovett's winning 3:49.25 and an American record 3:49.68 by Steve Scott, who was...
July 09, 1979
With track outcast Sydney Maree watching from the stands, Eamonn Coghlan ran the fastest Mile of the outdoor season and Mary Decker established an American record
By Joe Marshall, Sports Illustrated
To stir interest in last Saturday's Brooks Meet of Champions at Franklin Field in...
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