May 26, 2016
I told myself there was much to be learned from such a display of passion, whether you were running a Mile or a company.
By Phil Knight, for Runner's World
Excerpted from Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike, by Phil Knight. Copyright © 2016 by Phil Knight. Reprinted by permission of...
April 23, 2013
Lesser-known runners larger-than-life champions in their day
By Roger Robinson, Running Times
Name the only American middle-distance runner to win four Olympic gold medals. Which great American Miler was rejected by the New York police because of a suspect heart?
Which famous American...
September 04, 2012
By Rebecca Villaneda, HispanicBusiness.com
Leo Manzano, 27, is still on a high from taking home the silver for the men's 1500 meter final on Aug. 7 at the 2012 London Olympics.
And he should be. It was the first time an American won a medal in that race since Jim Ryun won a silver in 1968. To...
August 07, 2012
"My kick has always been there. Ever since I was maybe 12-years-old, I've had this major gift from God. I guess sometimes it's just been kind of overlooked."
By David Leon Moore, USA TODAY
LONDON – The race was run by someone who a day earlier had been kicked out of the Olympics. That alone...
July 08, 2012
Coe, Ovett, middle-distance runners, who presided over the golden era of British athletics
By Pat Butcher, Watershed
Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe were middle-distance runners who presided over the golden era of British athletics. Between them they broke a total of twelve middle-distance...
May 10, 2012
By Eric Perkins, KARE 11
MINNEAPOLIS - Methodically, Gabriele Anderson motors around the University of Minnesota track. Singularly focused, she has her sights set on gaining a spot on the United States Olympic team in the women's 1500 meter race. The Olympic Trials is set for late June in...
April 01, 2012
Special emergency meeting approves Mile for 2012 London Olympic track & field schedule
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – (April 1, 2012) – In an unprecedented emergency meeting and vote, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has dropped the 1500 meters for the Mile as an Olympic track event effective...