January 02, 2023
“This is 100% good for the sport. Events like this are a rarity, and people are engaged with it so much that I think it’s another option that should be invested in.”
By Sean Whipp for World Athletics
On a cool night on the north coast of Tasmania, more than 2,000 of Devonport’s 26,000...
May 07, 2022
Past race champions, Olympic medalists, world champions and rising stars to toe the line at Hayward Field
From Prefontaine Classic
The Prefontaine Classic has churned out more sub-4 minute Mile performances than any other American meet, and the storied Bowerman Mile has played a pivotal role...
August 21, 2021
"Being able to win races is every athlete’s dream. It’s great to be able to be here and take part in this great meet."
By Chris Hansen, Register-Guard
By the time the Bowerman Mile runners lined up for the final event of the Prefontaine Classic, there had been eight meet records, six...
July 31, 2021
Can Kipyegon, Centrowitz defend Olympic crowns?
By Nicole Jeffery & Bob Ramsak for World Athletics
The outcome of the women’s 1500 meters may be most influenced by whether world champion Sifan Hassan decides to do the event or not.
At the time of writing, Hassan was still...
December 29, 2020
"I’m a Tasmanian. The North West coast is where I grew up so I want to come here and perform, and I’m happy I was able to do that this year."
By Jon Mulkeen for World Athletics, with assistance from Sean Whipp
Stewart McSweyn capped a memorable 2020 campaign with a lifetime best in the Mile...
December 22, 2020
Longstanding women’s U.S. indoor Mile record shattered; 11th U.S. high schooler sub-4; two outdoor Masters age group world records; COVID-19 causes cancelled events, limited racing year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
The main storyline of 2020 was obviously the COVID-19 pandemic and its...