Mile News Tagged Eamonn Coghlan


GOAL Mile goes global to hit €200K fund target

December 22, 2013

Celebrity backers already vying to complete the fastest Mile; 5000m world champion and Mile legend Eamonn Coghlan clocks 6:08

By Cormac McQuinn, Irish Independent

THIS year's GOAL Mile fundraising drive is set to be the biggest ever with the overseas aid charity hoping to raise €200,000 over...

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Pupils jump at opportunity to learn from champ Eamonn

December 10, 2013

"Chairman of the Boards" and now senator Eamonn Coghlan promoting "Points for Life" PE program in Ireland

By Katherine Donnelly, Education Editor, Irish Independent

HE was a world champion athlete and nearly unbeatable at the indoor Mile in his day -- now Eamonn Coghlan is promoting physical...

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John Walker Interview

June 01, 2013

By Christopher Kelsall, Athletics Illustrated

Sir John Walker of New Zealand was the greatest middle-distance runner of his era and had few peers during the eras that followed. Although there were great competitors during his time like Sebastion Coe, Eamonn Coghlan, Steve Cram, Steve Ovett and...

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Mile Guide: May 30 - June 2, 2013

May 29, 2013

Major Mile weekend awaits Mile Maniacs in mid-west and on the west coast

By Bring Back the Mile

We're kicking things off Thursday evening in St. Louis with the Big River Festival of Miles, the sixth stop of the BBTM Tour 2013, where meet director, Ben Rosario, has again put together an...

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State Mile Guide: #3 New Jersey

March 20, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 18, 1787
Capital: Trenton
Motto: Liberty & Prosperity

New Jersey is home to some of the fastest Miles on U.S. soil including Eamonn Coghlan's (IRL) former U.S. indoor All-Comers record of 3:49.78 (and former world record) set in 1983 (video) and Romanian Doina...

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The Five Greatest Irish Runners in Villanova History

March 16, 2013

By Villanova Running

While observers might differ in the rank ordering of the best of the Irish Pipeline to Villanova, there is virtually no doubt that the top four Irish imports to have ever run at Villanova are (in my own rank order): Sonia O'Sullivan, Eamonn Coghlan, Marcus O'Sullivan and...

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Galen Rupp Now 5th Fastest Indoor Miler Ever

January 28, 2013

Olympic 10,000m silver medalist runs 3:50.92 at low-key Boston meet.

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Galen Rupp’s 3:50.92 at the BU Terrier Invitational in Boston on Saturday makes him the second fastest American indoor Miler of all-time behind Bernard Lagat, who has run 3:49.89. And he’s...

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Coghlan’s Run at Sports Arena Still a Huge Thrill 31 Years Later

February 24, 2012

But, for me, nothing tops the night of Coghlan’s Mile on the Sports Arena boards during the Jack-in-the-Box Indoor Games.

By Nick Canepa, San Diego Union Tribune

It was 31 years ago this week when Eamonn Coghlan became an Irish storm, when he ran beyond the hype… by a Mile.

Magic was done...

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Master of the Mile

October 28, 1996

Steve Scott, now 40 and a cancer survivor, plans to break 4 minutes again

By John Walters, Sports Illustrated

Steve Scott stands at the starting line on the track at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field, in Eugene, on May 26, 1996. He has 4 minutes to prove to himself that he is immortal....

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Coghlan Over 40, Under 4 Minutes

February 21, 1994

First Masters runner to go sub-4 in the Mile: "They created more noise than at any other track I've run at, including Madison Square Garden."

By Marc Bloom, New York Times

After months of painful therapy, weeks of speed training and several near misses, Eamonn Coghlan of Ireland yesterday,...

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