August 09, 2017
“The moves he makes in races are almost violent. They are so sudden and decisive.”
By Liam Boylan-Pett, SB Nation
For once, Matthew Centrowitz didn't know what to do when he crossed the finish line.
He had copied a LeBron James celebration after winning the U.S. title in the 1500 meters in...
December 26, 2016
“It would have been even better if I had won the Olympics live on track so I am still chasing the dream – winning the Olympics on the track. That is what I am longing for.”
By Stuart Weir, Athletics Weekly
Asbel Kiprop has been the dominant 1500m / Mile runner on the world stage in recent...
December 30, 2015
Two HSers go sub-4, record annual first sub-4 for U.S. men, NCAA coaches vote YES to run the Mile again at outdoor Championships, $365,000-plus record prize money, BBTM Grand Prix Tour and more highlight year for storied distance
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
To say the least, it was...
July 26, 2015
Kenya's Asbel Kiprop wins with strange tactics; American Miler Matthew Centrowitz runs 3:55.03 edging Anyaleh Souleiman for second place finish; Bernard Lagat sets Masters outdoor record with 3:57.91 clocking.
In one of the strangest Diamond League Miles in history, Kenya’s...
June 11, 2015
Patient Asbel Kiprop gets rewarded, Souleiman’s 3:44 go-for-it effort gets punished
Asbel Kiprop secured his first Diamond League victory of 2015 in 3:51.45 as Ayanleh Souleiman couldn’t hold on after going out aggressively (1:53.48 at 800). Souleiman went in with the goal of...
February 19, 2015
To-date, only eight father / son combos have broken 4 minutes for the storied distance
By Bring Back the Mile
On February 14, 2015 at the venerable NYRR Millrose Games Wanamaker Mile, John "Johnny" Gregorek, Jr. (right) finished 10th in 3:57.47 for his first sub-4 minute Mile to join his...
August 25, 2014
Manzano, Centrowitz top 10 finishes in storied Mile in Birmingham, England; 14 men sub-4
Asbel Kiprop hadn’t won a Diamond League 1500 / Mile since the season-opener in Doha on May 9, but there was no doubt about who was best on this day. Kiprop turned on the jets over the...
May 24, 2013
World champion Asbel Kiprop looks to three-peat at Diamond League meet on Thursday, June 13
The "Dream Mile" is always a feature event at Oslo’s ExxonMobil Bislett Games – the sixth leg of the IAAF Diamond League – and this year’s race on Thursday, June 13 is no different.
May 15, 2012
EUGENE, Ore. - (May 15, 2012) - Nobody does it better when it comes to the Mile than the Prefontaine Classic, and this year’s 38th edition will add to that with a grudge match of the two best Milers in the world.
The Pre Classic, a major stop on the road to the 2012 London Olympics, and part of...