February 12, 2015
“The Mile is the perfect distance for any age and any ability.”
By Athletics Weekly
The third edition of the Bupa Westminster Mile on Sunday, May 24 will salute one of Britain’s greatest middle-distance runners as well as his Mile record.
Steve Cram broke the Mile world record in the Dream...
September 10, 2014
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...
May 09, 2014
“Certainly the easiest record was the Mile. I remember crossing the line and feeling ‘woah’ and later that night I said to a few people that if I did 3:46 feeling like that then 3:44 was possible."
By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly
Of all Steve Cram’s record-breaking achievements, his one...
April 27, 2014
As the 60th anniversary of the first sub-4 minute Mile approaches, tell us who you believe to be the leading Miler of all-time
From Athletics Weekly
Roger Bannister’s 3:59.4 Mile of almost 60 years ago is one of the most revered performances in athletics history.
Being the first man to run...
February 26, 2014
"I won a lot of gold medals and I raced with the best. But for me the greatest moment was beating the Mile world record."
By Hugh Macdonald, The Herald
A gliding, guzzler of yards on the track, Steve Cram had no sooner returned from Russia than he was in his car driving from his home in...
June 10, 2013
By IAAF Diamond League
The “British kings of middle distance” will collectively return to Oslo for the first time in nearly a quarter of a century when they gather in Oslo to celebrate the Exxon Mobil Bislett Games on Thursday, June 13. In the late 70s and early 80s Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and...
June 01, 2013
By Christopher Kelsall, Athletics Illustrated
Sir John Walker of New Zealand was the greatest middle-distance runner of his era and had few peers during the eras that followed. Although there were great competitors during his time like Sebastion Coe, Eamonn Coghlan, Steve Cram, Steve Ovett and...
February 14, 2012
You were our First Love from the first time that we set eyes on your classic beauty & rich history; it's been a wonderful 140-plus years together. From the time Edward Merritt (USA) ran 4:43.8 in 1877 to Great Britian's Sir Roger Bannister's ground breaking, and now iconic, first...
June 27, 1994
Forty years after Roger Bannister broke four minutes, the brotherhood of Mile record holders gathered to honor their grand obsession
By Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated
Never join someone who eclipses you. Align yourself with one who increases your luster. The man who puts you in the shade...
September 05, 1993
"He runs with no fear. Runners in the Western world have a tendency to create psychological barriers for themselves. He runs at will, with no inhibitions." - Eamonn Coghlan
From the New York Times
RIETI, Italy — Noureddine Morceli of Algeria set a world record for the Mile today, breaking the...
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