Mile News Tagged Dream Mile


Endurance: Cramming it in

August 10, 2015

With his British and European Mile record having lasted 30 years, Matt Long and David Lowes look at the training philosophy of legend Steve Cram

By David Lowes, Athletics Weekly

On a late summer evening on July 27, 1985, in the Norwegian capital city of Oslo, a 24-year-old in the club vest of...

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Loudoun Valley’s Andrew Hunter nearly cracks 4 minute Mile

June 17, 2015

“That’s the goal of any high school runner — to go under 4 minutes.”

By Jason Butt, The Washington Post

Halfway through Saturday’s adidas Grand Prix Boys Dream Mile in New York, Loudoun Valley junior Andrew Hunter figured a four-minute pace was out of the question. The field wasn’t moving...

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Steve Cram on Bislett and the Dream Mile

June 14, 2015

“Our sport is about winning medals and winning championships, and measuring yourself [...] against the past and the history” said the 54-year-old 1984 Olympic 1500m silver medalist.

From BBC

30 years ago retired British track & field athlete Steve Cram broke the world Mile record in Oslo....

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Asbel Kiprop wins the Dream Mile at 50th Bislett Games

June 11, 2015

Patient Asbel Kiprop gets rewarded, Souleiman’s 3:44 go-for-it effort gets punished

From LetsRun.com

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...

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50 years of Dream Mile history at the Bislett Games

April 29, 2015

50th Anniversary features the deepest field ever seen at the Bislett Stadium on Thursday, June 11.

From IAAF Diamond League

Over the years there have been many remarkable Dream Mile races and you don’t have to think back too far to be remember some of them.

The British trio of Seb Coe,...

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Mile Moment of the Month: Steve Scott’s Dream Mile 1982

July 07, 2014

In thrilling race against top field, the legend again breaks his U.S. record in Oslo, Norway

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...

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Mile Moment of the Month: Epic Prep Sub-4 Races

June 11, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

On June 11, 2011, Lukas Verzbicas became only the fifth U.S. high school athlete and the second in a high school-only race to break 4 minutes for the Mile with his winning 3:59.71 clocking at the adidas Dream Mile in...

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The Dream Mile continues to make history at Bislett

June 09, 2014

USA's Matthew Centrowitz, fresh from a 3:50 Mile personal record, is looking towards the Dream Mile as a stepping stone towards the podiums in both Beijing 2015 and Rio 2016.

From IAAF.org

As one of the world’s most famous track races in the world, the Dream Mile at Oslo’s Bislett Stadium...

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Cram’s Dream Mile

May 09, 2014

His British record has stood since 1985, but Steve Cram tells AW’s editor he could have run two seconds quicker on that memorable night in Oslo

By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly

Of all Steve Cram’s record-breaking achievements, his one Mile performance stands out. At the Bislett Games in...

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The Return of the Kings: Coe, Ovett and Cram at Bislett

June 10, 2013

By IAAF Diamond League

The “British kings of middle distance” will collectively return to Oslo for the first time in nearly a quarter of a century when they gather in Oslo to celebrate the Exxon Mobil Bislett Games on Thursday, June 13. In the late 70s and early 80s Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and...

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