Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz leads men’s field, while Team New Balance stars and Olympic bronze medalists Jenny Simpson & Emma Coburn highlight women’s field; world’s largest & most iconic road Mile race to be streamed live on USATF.tv and to include specialty heats for youth, seniors...Read More comments
Mile News Tagged Fifth Avenue Mile
Bill Benson completed the one-Mile race through Manhattan for the 16th time. He's on a quest to run 1,000 lifetime races.
By Kit Fox, Runner's World
Competition at the Fifth Avenue Mile in New York City became a little tougher this year when the 70-year-old age group ran in Bill Benson’s...Read More comments
"The Tipping Point" writer places ninth in 50-54 age group at 35th Fifth Avenue Mile.
By Scott Douglas, Runner's World
Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point and other best-selling nonfiction books, ran 5:03 at Sunday's Fifth Avenue Mile in New York. It was his third consecutive...Read More comments
Brannigan, who was diagnosed with Autism when he was 18 months old, owns a personal best of 4:03.18 for the Mile.
From SI Wire
Mikey Brannigan of Newport, N.Y. will represent the New York Athletic Club in Sunday's 5th Avenue Mile.
Brannigan, who was diagnosed with Autism when he was 18...Read More comments
“The Mile is unique because it requires both endurance and speed training to hold race pace - and also later in the final stretch to kick hard when you are hurting."
By Jen A. Miller, The Philadelphia Inquirer
This summer, I ditched my usual fall marathon training and decided to focus on...Read More comments
HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...Read More comments
"Winning today solidified that I was able to keep the whole season together, be strong from the beginning to the end."
By Elena Dyachkova, RunBlogRun.com
The 5th Avenue Mile is my favorite road race, by far, and one of my favorite competitions whatsoever. It is special in so many aspects....Read More comments
Record 14 women break 4:30 in the same Mile race; 15 men go sub-4; world's largest road Mile draws 5,610 finishers who race down storied thoroughfare
NEW YORK – Jenny Simpson had all the momentum—and the pressure—when she lined up for the 2014 NYRR Fifth Avenue Mile late Saturday...Read More comments
Author aims for sub-5 minutes at Fifth Avenue Mile on Saturday
By Kevin Helliker, Wall Street Journal
Malcolm Gladwell hadn't raced in 35 years when he signed up for last year's Fifth Avenue Mile. The experience was rewarding enough that the author has run a handful of subsequent races,...Read More comments
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...Read More comments
best mile moments
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- 01/28 Jenny Simpson is Back on Her Starting Line
- 01/20 Past champions Muir, St. Pierre headline NYRR Women’s Wanamaker Mile
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