February 11, 2021
In clash of U.S. Mile greats, Princeton athlete also set NCAA Outdoor Championships meet record
Revenge was fresh on Bill Bonthron’s mind as Princeton made its first trip to the 1934 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
Just a week...
January 26, 2021
USC Trojan won consecutive outdoor Mile crowns from 1938-39, including meet record
The final day’s track portion of the 1938 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships got started with one of the meet’s classic Mile races.
Returning was champion Charles Fenske of Wisconsin, but...
November 05, 2020
Jim Ryun of Kansas was about as big a favorite as could be to win his first NCAA outdoor title at the 1967 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Provo, Utah. He had set world records in both the Mile and 880 yards in an undefeated 1966 outdoor season.
October 13, 2020
UC Irvine Anteater secures NCAA DI title with strong frontrunning tactics at historic Hayward Field
Steve Scott had no chance to win a fourth-straight NCAA Division II Mile / 1500 meter title in 1978.
That’s because his school, UC Irvine, had moved up to Division I.
August 02, 2020
Villanova star won three outdoor NCAA Mile crowns, all sub-4, setting two meet records
Marty Liquori of Villanova beat a legend for his first victory at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
He was just a sophomore then and followed with two more NCAA Mile...
October 07, 2016
These three races don’t stand out as physical accomplishments; instead they each reflect a mental breakthrough and turning point.
By Amanda Eccleston
Every so often a race leaves a lasting impact on you that’s far more than just a good time or a nice win. Over the past 14 years of my running...
March 31, 2016
“I just loved the Mile, since that's kind of the track event that everybody knows about."
By Jeff White, VirginiaSports.com
CHARLOTTESVILLE -- Henry Wynne arrived at the University of Virginia in the summer of 2013. Had you asked Pete Watson then if Wynne might one day win an NCAA title, the...
March 15, 2016
"We mapped out the race plan this morning and Henry followed it perfectly.”
By The Daily Progress
Virginia junior Henry Wynne captured the national championship in the men’s Mile as the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships concluded Saturday at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham,...
March 04, 2016
3:53 Miler opts to run with Distance Medley Relay team and the 3000 meters at upcoming NCAA Indoors
By Larry Stone, The Seattle Times
On Tuesday, Washington track and field coach Greg Metcalf did something so extraordinary that he had to call a friend to share it.
Sitting in his office at...
December 24, 2015
"The Mile joins the 100 meters and the marathon as the most approachable and exciting events to follow for those who aren’t fans of the sport."
By Tony Casey, Johnson City Press
What’s the difference between 1500 and 1609 meters on a track? A lot more than 109 meters.
Even though the Mile...
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