August 27, 2019
“I felt I could not have run a more perfect race.”
Steve Landells for the IAAF
The IAAF takes a look back at five unforgettable, historic races over the classic Mile distance.
1954 – Oxford, England
Roger Bannister’s Mile world record may have only lasted a mere 46 days but his place...
June 10, 2019
Top international field includes two-time champion Ayanleh Souleiman, Ingebrigtsen brothers and American Johnny Gregorek
From Oslo Bislett Games
The history of the world's most famous track race is now part of athletics folklore. Superstar Mile athletes like Sebastian Coe, Steve Cram, Steve...
April 09, 2018
There are plenty of ways to skin a cat or, indeed, to pace a Mile, but perhaps embracing history is as valid as opening new frontiers.
By Nick Butler, InsideTheGames.biz
Sebastian Coe pretended to have gone off-piste during a press conference yesterday by "accidentally" revealing plans to...
July 05, 2017
"I wasn’t afraid I would die; I knew I was dying."
By Cathal Dennehy, Independent.ie
For those who suffer through the sadistic challenge of a sub-4 minute Mile, there is a sound that offers hope, which arrives as both a sweet reprieve and a call to arms in their time of despair. It's the...
June 18, 2016
“I knew this was one of my last shots at getting it [the Trials standard], and I just knew I had to be really brave.”
By Taylor Dutch, FloTrack.org
BOSTON — Kate Murphy was on a mission to run the Olympic Trials qualifying standard of 4:09.50 Friday evening at Dilboy Stadium. She accomplished...
June 13, 2016
Murphy, Rainsberger, Herrera, Collier join Ratcliffe June 17 at Dilboy Stadium
From adidas Boost Boston Games
BOSTON, Mass. — A Pan Am Junior Champion, the top girls’ cross country runner in the nation, and three athletes ranked #1 in the U.S. for 2016 are among the high school stars set to...
June 06, 2016
With numerous world records and thrilling races, the Dream Mile is synonymous with the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo
The Dream Mile is synonymous with the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Oslo, and the organisers of the ExxonMobil Bislett Games have announced a star-studded...
August 13, 2015
"I remember as a kid watching the Dream Mile on television and, to me, outside of the Olympic Games and World Championships, the Dream Mile was the Super Bowl of all Mile races."
By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com
"Each day is a different opportunity."
So said Bentonville, Arkansas Police...
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...
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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