Mile News Tagged Dream Mile


Oslo Dream Mile: The Tradition Continues

May 24, 2013

World champion Asbel Kiprop looks to three-peat at Diamond League meet on Thursday, June 13

From IAAF

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.

It...

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State Mile Guide: #2 Pennsylvania

March 13, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
Capital: Harrisburg
Motto: Virtue, Liberty & Independence

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a rich Mile history with the "State of Independence" hosting some of the fastest and most exciting Mile races in the United States. The historic Penn Relays has...

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Race among the best includes Engels

June 07, 2012

By Mason Linker, Winston-Salem Journal

PFAFFTOWN, N.C. - Craig Engels of Reagan, who has become one the nation's top prep middle-distance runners over the past 18 months, will end his high school career Saturday in New York City.

He will be among 14 high-school-age runners invited to compete...

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Fast Fields Finalized for adidas Dream Mile

June 05, 2012

Best U.S. high school Milers to race iconic distance in Big Apple; 2010 adidas Dream Mile champion Meyers back for third year

From adidas Grand Prix

NEW YORK – (June 5, 2012) – Maddie Meyers, a senior from Seattle, and the 2010 adidas Dream Mile Champion, will return to Icahn Stadium to...

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Cheserek to Chase History at the Dream Mile in New York City

May 30, 2012

Junior hoping to join elite group with a sub 4-minute Mile

By Ron Jandoli, St. Benedict's Preparatory School

Edward Cheserek will be chasing a benchmark few have achieved when he headlines the field in the Dream Mile on June 9 in New York City.

As he toes the starting line at the Adidas...

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First “Dream” Athletes Unveiled for 2012 adidas Grand Prix

March 27, 2012

Bracy, Chapus, Cheserek are “Big Three” chasing prep goals in Dream 100, Mile

NEW YORK – (March 27, 2012) – Two-sport sprint star Marvin Bracy and milers Cami Chapus and Edward Cheserek, a trio of the top high-school athletes in the country, will be out to make history at the adidas Grand Prix...

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An interview with Mile legend Marty Liquori

August 31, 2011

"In those days the Mile was such a glamour event that it was better to be the fifth best Miler in the world than the top 5000 meter runner.”

From Gary Cohen Running

Marty Liquori earned the silver medal in the 5000 meters at the 1977 World Cup in an American record 13:15.1. He has ranked #1...

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Verzbicas Breaks 4 Minute Mile

June 11, 2011

"Until the race started, I thought this was going to be effortless and I was going to do it, but once the race got started, it was actually harder than I thought."

By Bill Carey, Sports Illustrated

NEW YORK -- Lukas Verzbicas sat alone at a table checking his phone, still smiling 30 minutes...

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Liquori’s Dream Mile Anniversary Quiet

May 16, 2011

By Robbie Andreu, The Gainesville Sun

Marty Liquori’s phone has been relatively quiet the past week. That’s not the way it used to be with the approach of a significant anniversary of the Dream Mile.

“When it was 10 years, 20 years, I’d get a lot of phone calls about it,” he said. “But you...

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Forty Years After a Dream Mile, a Harsh Reality for Track

May 15, 2011

By Tim Connelly, The New York Times

The news that the Millrose Games are leaving Madison Square Garden after 97 years to relocate uptown to the 168th Street armory reminds us of how indifferent we are to track and field. And yet, in a coincidence of timing, we remember, too, that we were not...

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