Mile News Tagged Eamonn Coghlan


Centrowitz, Rowbury Win Wanamaker Mile Titles

February 14, 2015

Lagat shatters Masters (40 & older) Mile world record; near record 10 men go sub-4 indoors at 108th NYRR Millrose Games

By Jim Gerweck, Mile wire

NEW YORK – The Mile is generally considered to be the perfect race in the track & field canon because of its near-perfect symmetry. Four laps of...

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Mile Moment of the Month: The Magic of the Fifth Avenue Mile

September 10, 2014

Sydney Maree soundly beats top international field, sets still standing men's event record in inaugural year 1981

By Bring Back the Mile

The Fifth Avenue Mile, contested on one of the world’s most famous thoroughfares, was the brainchild of New York Road Runners Club president & impresario...

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How I Broke the Indoor Mile Record: An Interview with a “Freak”

February 21, 2014

Coghlan owned the indoor wood in the glory days of that element, ergo his lifetime appointment as "Chairman of the Boards."

By Sarah Barker, Deadspin.com

Eamonn Coghlan is not too sensitive about the fact that today's twentysomethings were infants when he ran a Mile in 3 minutes, 49 seconds...

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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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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. It was electrifying.

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...

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