Mile News Tagged Cooks Classic Mile


Cooks Gardens, the classic Mile venue

January 13, 2017

63 men, from 41 different athletes from 9 different countries, have recorded sub-4 minute Mile times here including legend Peter Snell's 1962 world record and Jürgen May's fastest Mile on a grass track in 1965

From Wanganui Chronicle

Few provincial towns in the world of Wanganui's size can...

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Nick Willis makes Mile history in Wanganui

January 20, 2016

Olympic 1500 medalist becomes first to record five sub-4s at Cooks Classic and also leads two countrymen under the magic mark

From New Zealand Herald

Nick Willis last night showed at the mecca of New Zealand Mile racing just why he has an Olympic medal and three Commonwealth medals to his...

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Peter Snell: Run of a lifetime 50 years on

January 22, 2012

"The crowd started singing 'For he's a jolly good fellow' and the place was in chaos, with people running all over the show."

By Grant Chapman, New Zealand Herald

For Sir Murray Halberg, it was a night tinged with death and sadness. For Peter Snell, it was the moment he realized he wasn't...

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