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2.17.20

New Zealand’s Theo Quax joins dad Dick in exclusive sub-4 minute Mile club

Only 12th father-son sub-4 combo ever and the first Kiwi pair to do...


2.16.20

UW coach Andy Powell produces sub-4 minute Milers

“My favorite thing to do is coach someone to break it for the first...


2.20.20

Grand Blue Mile awarded USATF 1 Mile Road Championships from 2020-23

Past national champions Hurt, Masters, Lipari & Kampf commit to...


2.23.20

Spirit Run: much more than a fundraiser

Top fields expected for Elite Mile including 2017 race champion...


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Spirit Run: much more than a fundraiser

February 23, 2020

Top fields expected for Elite Mile including 2017 race champion Tori Tsolis and Therese Haiss

From Stu News Newport

Generations of Newport Beach residents have grown up with Spirit Run, most remembering it as a school fundraiser. But for many, from near and far, it’s much more.

Spirit Run...

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Grand Blue Mile awarded USATF 1 Mile Road Championships from 2020-23

February 20, 2020

Past national champions Hurt, Masters, Lipari & Kampf commit to 2020 race on Tuesday evening, April 21; $30,000 prize purse available

From Grand Blue Mile

DES MOINES, Iowa - Grand Blue Mile officials from Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Drake Relays have announced the USA Track &...

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New Zealand’s Theo Quax joins dad Dick in exclusive sub-4 minute Mile club

February 17, 2020

Only 12th father-son sub-4 combo ever and the first Kiwi pair to do so

By Marc Hinton, Stuff

Theo Quax continues to follow in the footsteps of his famous father on the athletics track, with the Kiwi youngster joining his dad in an exclusive club this past Saturday.

The 20-year-old Northern...

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UW coach Andy Powell produces sub-4 minute Milers

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...

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