December 17, 2014
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...
December 03, 2014
IAAF President candidate and sport legend: "I want people to fall in love again with athletics."
By Sebastian Coe, The Telegraph
Last week I announced my candidature for the presidency of the International Association of Athletics Federations, and on Wednesday morning I will unveil the...
December 01, 2014
Mile legend and two-time Olympic 1500m champion: "Throughout all my sporting roles I have always put the interest of athletics first and been independent enough to do the right thing for our sport."
By Duncan Mackay, InsideTheGames.biz
Sebastian Coe has officially confirmed that he is to...
November 25, 2014
A time of Thanksgiving and ahead more wishes fulfilled for the storied distance
By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile
There are many things to be thankful for this week, but we couldn’t have been more thrilled to see last week that the Mile was included in the list of qualifying events for the...
May 27, 2014
Leather’s run was not recognized as a world record, only a world’s best, because the IAAF did not keep records above 800m for women. And that is a story in itself.
By Sean Ingle, The Guardian
Sixty years ago this May, on a crushed cinder track in the Midlands, an athlete ran into history by...
April 02, 2014
Two years ago, former track athlete Ryan Lamppa launched the movement 'Bring Back the Mile: America's Distance'. Here are FOUR reasons why he might just be getting somewhere.
By SPIKES Magazine
1. The Mile movement
"Here in America we eat, sleep and think in miles. Not kilometers. The...
August 04, 2012
MONTE-CARLO - New Zealand’s three-time Olympic champion and multiple World record breaker Peter Snell is the latest athletics legend to be named as one of the 24 inaugural Members of the IAAF Hall of Fame which has been created to mark the year of the IAAF Centenary.