March 28, 2023
Which Briton had the greatest middle distance range? Steve Ovett tops Athletics Weekly men’s list
By Steve Smythe, Athletics Weekly
In our November 2022 monthly issue, we pondered who is the best British all-round middle distance runner in history based purely on 800m, 1500m and 3000m PRs?
May 03, 2021
The fact that his winning time was the slowest since 1932 is irrelevant; it was racing entertainment at its finest.
From E. Garry Hill, Editor, Track & Field News
Time or tactics? Based on recent conversation on our Message Board, there are still those who think that Matthew Centrowitz’s 2016...
October 08, 2020
Loughborough-based endurance running expert's British athletes included Seb Coe, Jack Buckner, Jon Brown, Wendy Sly and Lisa Dobriskey
By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly
George Gandy, the prolific British endurance running coach best known for his work with athletes at Loughborough...
November 21, 2019
Evening in Monaco recognized Mile history, record setting legends and iconic events
From World Athletics
Roger Bannister and Diane Leather Charles, who respectively became the first man to run the Mile in under 4 minutes and the first woman to break the 5 minute barrier for the iconic...
October 30, 2019
"Make every session that you do count – even your recovery runs. Never do sessions just as ‘fillers’.”
By Matt Long for Athletics Weekly
By August 15 in 1979 the most remarkable 41 days in the history of middle-distance running were complete. In breaking Filbert Bayi’s 5-year-old world 1500m...
September 01, 2019
As amazing as Coe's 800 world record was, the avalanche of attention was tenfold when he broke the Mile record, attention which would change his life forever.
By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com
Just 12 days after his 800 meter world record, Sebastian Coe would once again be toeing the line in...
May 20, 2019
Series of Mile runs in 24 cities in 16 time zones will celebrate the spirit of Global Running Day and the iconic distance
Following the success of last year’s global event, IAAF Run 24-1 will return for its second edition on Sunday, June 2 with a series of 24 one Mile runs staged...
June 10, 2018
International event "captured in a single live feed and hopefully thousands of new runners joining the biggest global sport on the planet.”
Taking to the streets in 24 cities across 15 time zones, more than 12,000 runners participated in the inaugural IAAF Run 24:1 global campaign...
May 14, 2018
“Running is accessible to everyone, it is fun, it is competitive. It can be social, it can be solitary. It is testing, it is personal but most of all it builds strength, stamina, fitness & health. It is the mother of all sports." - IAAF President Sebastian Coe
The IAAF has announced...
April 09, 2018
There are plenty of ways to skin a cat or, indeed, to pace a Mile, but perhaps embracing history is as valid as opening new frontiers.
By Nick Butler, InsideTheGames.biz
Sebastian Coe pretended to have gone off-piste during a press conference yesterday by "accidentally" revealing plans to...
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