March 13, 2013
Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 13:15.06. He has ranked #1...
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...
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...
December 08, 2009
Mile legends & Olympians, the Ali-Frazier of the track world, produced some epic races vs. each other
By Villanova Running
So far as I am aware, Marty Liquori and Jim Ryun raced each other a total of eight times. Ryun won the first four races. The fifth race -- the 1969 NCAA Indoor...
November 15, 2006
1985-89: Sub-3:50 Dream Mile, World 1500m bronze and 2000m AR
In 1985, he was crowned U.S. 1500m champion again, and but was not ranked in the world’s top 10 by Track & Field News. He was holding his own, and doing okay financially, but was still a good way from earning a medal on the world...
July 23, 1990
Joe Falcon demonstrated in Oslo that the U.S. at last has a middle-distance man who can run with the world's best in the Mile
By Merrell Noden, Sports Illustrated
Not since 1982, when Steve Scott was swapping victories with the likes of Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett of England, had an...
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