June 18, 2018
Retired CSU-San Marcos coach has moved with wife JoAnn to Pacific Grove, near Monterey, where he continues to run and enjoys the cooler conditions while he ponders his future.
By Nick Canepa for the San Diego Union-Tribune
It was a February night in 1977, when we really, honestly cared about...
April 22, 2018
Mile legend the university's first cross cross country and track & field coach since 1999; on campus retirement open house on Thursday, May 10
From Cal State San Marcos
Two-time Olympian Steve Scott, the only cross country and track & field coach in Cal State San Marcos' history, announced...
April 02, 2018
“Get over it. If you have a bad workout or a bad race, allow yourself exactly 1 hour to stew about it, then move on.”
By Runner's Tribe
This is Part 1 of a 2 part series. Part 1 looks into Steve Scott’s training during the later stages of his career. By this stage, Steve had already amassed...
March 15, 2018
Celebrating its 35th edition, the Newport-Mesa Spirit Run: Race for the Schools takes place on Sunday, March 18 and is also the host of the USATF Southern California Road Mile Championship
By Bring Back the Mile
The Newport-Mesa Spirit Run, a BBTM Featured Event, is enjoying its 35th edition...
October 24, 2017
By Jeff Benjamin, RunBlogRun.com
Steve Scott started out as a basebal player. His mom got Steve into running, encouraging him to join her morning jogs. In high school, the future U.S. Olympian ran 1:52 for the 800 meters and 4:15 for the Mile in high school. Steve Scott went to UC Irvine and...
March 09, 2017
"If I can expose them to running and show them that it’s fun, then to me that’s rewarding."
By Tom Johnson, Stu News Newport
Had a chance to catch up with Steve Scott last week. Scott obviously is one of the greatest runners in American history. The three-time Olympian attended college at...
August 16, 2016
"The Mile is easy to explain to non-track people... Everyone understands a fast Mile."
By Oliver Staley, qz.com
Today (August 16) in Rio, some of the world’s most talented runners will contest the 1500 meters.
That’s too bad. They should be running the Mile instead.
The 1500 meters has...
April 29, 2016
Scott’s perseverance and dedication to the sport of running has helped athletes at CSUSM meet their full potential. This year, he is looking forward to taking his track & field team to the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships held at Cal State Los Angeles in May.
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,...
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.
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