July 09, 2013
The July 17 Morton Mile welcomes top Americans for one of the most historic races in the world
By Morton Games
The Morton Mile is the most famous race in Irish athletics, graced by the presence of Olympians and Olympic champions including Ireland’s own Ronnie Delany, Herb Elliott (AUS), Kip...
April 05, 2013
By Toni Reavis
Beginning with Steve Scott’s three victories in 1986, the American presence at the Carlsbad 5000 has always been strong. But except for Steve the only other American male champ at the World’s Fastest 5K has been Doug Padilla in 1990 (13:29). This year the possibility of a...
March 13, 2013
Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
Motto: Virtue, Liberty and Independence
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a rich Mile history with the "State of Independence" hosting some of the fastest and most exciting Mile races in the United States. The historic Penn Relays...
May 04, 2012
The magic of the Mile apparently will never go away, and some coaches and runners want the 1600 to change back to the Mile, which is slightly longer.
By Steve Brand, MaxPreps.com
In his career, Steve Scott ran a record 137 sub-4 minute Miles. Chances are, no one will ever break that mark...
February 24, 2012
But, for me, nothing tops the night of Coghlan’s Mile on the Sports Arena boards during the Jack in the Box Indoor Games. It was electrifying.
By Nick Canepa, San Diego Union Tribune
It was 31 years ago this week when Eamonn Coghlan became an Irish storm, when he ran beyond the hype… by a...
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...
July 21, 2007
A nervous excitement spread through the spectators and it immediately felt as if we were doing this together, willing Alan around the track.
By JT Service, Running Times
Every sports fan has their IT moment. The day “IT” happened. Your grandfather remembers “IT” and your dad remembers “THAT”,...
October 28, 1996
Steve Scott, now 40 and a cancer survivor, plans to break 4 minutes again
By John Walters, Sports Illustrated
Steve Scott stands at the starting line on the track at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field, in Eugene, on May 26, 1996. He has 4 minutes to prove to himself that he is immortal....
July 23, 1990
Joe Falcon demonstrated in Oslo that the U.S. at last has a middle-distance man who can run with the world's best in the Mile
By Merrell Noden, Sports Illustrated
Not since 1982, when Steve Scott was swapping victories with the likes of Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett of England, had an...
September 22, 1986
To early burnout as a result of the U.S. system, says the author, and ''the lack of long-term coaching relationships is really hurtful." - Peter Snell
By Kenny Moore, Sports Illustrated
Here's a mystifying bit of track lore you could probably massage into a killer bet in one of those...
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