February 23, 2023
"No other event has produced an equivalent of the recognized, coveted and still strongly resonating sub-4 minute Mile standard in the sport, in the media and in the public’s mind. Put simply, the Mile still matters."
By Duncan Mackay, insidethegames.biz
In 1994 I was lucky enough to be...
November 17, 2022
Rio Olympian and three-time U.S. champion Ben Blankenship spearheads launch of non-profit organization
EUGENE, Ore. – Ben Blankenship has unveiled his non-profit the Endless Mileage Project, an organization dedicated to the intersection of sustainability and the running community.
April 11, 2022
"Every single person tonight at the track just carried me through that whole race. There was no denying me of making history today, heart pulled me through the race."
By William Bretzger, Delaware News Journal
Halfway through the race billed as an attempt to run the first sub-4 minute Mile on...
January 19, 2021
Two-time Olympic medalist breaks tie with Olympic champion and fellow Kiwi legend Sir John Walker
By Jonathan Gault, LetsRun.com
Evergreen Nick Willis made history on Tuesday night by breaking 4:00 in the Mile for the record 19th year in a row. Willis, 37, ran 3:58.63 to finish second behind...
December 12, 2020
“The stopwatches held the answer. The announcement came – ‘Result of one Mile … time, three minutes’ – the rest lost in the roar of excitement.”
By Jason Henderson, Athletics Weekly
As part of our series on the most momentous occasions from the past 75 years to celebrate the diamond...
February 16, 2020
“My favorite thing to do is coach someone to break it for the first time. It’s just a barrier that everyone wants to try and achieve. I think each one is a special, sacred thing.”
By Matt Calkins, Seattle Times columnist
There’s an exclusive club in Seattle that doesn’t care how rich or...
December 13, 2018
A record 29 Americans went sub-4 for the first time in 2018, sixteen of them were collegians
By Lincoln Shryack, FloTrack
The sub-4:00 Mile chase is one of the most compelling facets of the NCAA indoor season, and in 2019 there are plenty of collegiate contenders ready to punch their...
December 12, 2018
“I think every kid that races the Mile dreams of wanting to break 4 minutes. For Joel, he has already overcome so much – he understands that it won’t just happen and knows he is going to have to work for it.”
By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego
In sixth grade, Joel Gomez passed a test allowing...
May 28, 2018
Famiglietti’s attempt to run within four seconds of his Mile PR... feels like act of defiance.
By Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Magazine
I used to think that turning 40 was something that only happened to other people. Now that I’m in my mid-30s, I’m starting to steel myself for the...
April 13, 2018
Ce’Aira Brown wins women's Mile also in world leading outdoor time
By Erik Boal, DyeStat Editor
Kyle Merber is tied into so much history in the Mile, it almost seemed fitting the HOKA ONE ONE New Jersey / New York Track Club standout was the one leading his peers Friday in writing another...
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