Mile News Tagged Steve Scott


The 52 memorable San Diego sports moments: #50, indoor Mile world record

January 17, 2016

“The track has a reputation of being a fast one, and that gave me a psychological advantage. And the crowd gave me a big lift.” - Eamonn Coghlan, The Chairman of the Boards

By John Maffei, San Diego Union Tribune

Tucked away in the bowels of the San Diego Sports Arena, there was a spike-worn,...

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Q&A: Steve Scott Talks the Mile, Carlsbad 5000 and Coaching

March 05, 2015

No matter how many people run under 4 minutes, when you do it your first time it’s something special.

By Adam Elder, Competitor.com

Steve Scott is one of America’s greatest middle-distance runners of all-time, having posted three outdoor U.S. Mile records, a World Championship silver medal,...

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Mile Legend Steve Scott Being Treated for Cancer

October 18, 2014

Three-time Olympian and former longtime U.S. Mile record holder being treated at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego.

By Don Norcross, Competitor.com

In the United States, when the conversation is track and field, specifically the Mile, one name stands out.

Steve Scott.

On July...

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Mile Moment of the Month: The Magic of the Fifth Avenue Mile

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...

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Mile Moment of the Month: Steve Scott’s Dream Mile 1982

July 07, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

A Mile is four laps on the track that some have called the perfect distance and a four-act play. Oslo's Bislett Games Dream Mile in the 1980s was the pinnacle of this classic distance, pitting world class Milers against...

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Why the Mile Is Dead (and Worth Saving)

May 06, 2014

Sixty years removed from Roger Bannister’s breakthrough run, the distance is all but dead in the U.S. But a new organization hopes to change all that—and rebuild running from the Mile up.

By Monica Prelle, Outside Magazine

Rounding the bend to the final straightaway of the 1964 Compton...

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Who is the ultimate Supermiler?

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...

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USA vs. New Zealand Battle Looms in Queen Street Golden Mile

April 03, 2014

Craig Miller leads American contingent for Sunday, April 6 downhill road Mile in New Zealand

The Queen Street Golden Mile takes place this Sunday as part of the Barfoot & Thompson ITU World Triathlon Auckland with the elite races supported by age group Mile options and a Celebrity Queen Street...

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Bring Back the Mile

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...

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My Best Race: 50 Runners and the Finish Line They’ll Never Forget

December 21, 2013

The Mile, the best race for Steve Scott, Marty Liquori and Jon Sinclair 

By Chris Cooper

Fifty runners, from the world's elite to passionate amateurs, share the races they'll never forget.

Every runner that enters a race has a unique reason for competing: racing for the challenge, for the...

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