A Life Defined-The 60th Anniversary of the "Four Minute Mile", by Peter Thompson, from British Milers Club magazine, May 2014
The following article, by reknowned coach Peter J. L. Thompson, puts the sixtieth anniversary of the first sub four minute mile and Sir Roger Bannister, into a proper perspective. Read it, share it, then, go take a run.
BOSTON -- Meb Keflezighi was phenomenal Monday as he pulled away from the fastest men’s field in history Monday, holding off Kenya’s Wilson Chebet to become the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years. Keflezighi is the first U.S. men’s champion since Greg Meyer in 1983.
The 2014 BAA 5km on Saturday (19) was one for the ages, as thousands of runners took to the streets of Boston two days prior to the Boston Marathon.
Under crystal clear skies through Boston’s picturesque Back Bay neighbourhood, Ethiopia’s Dejen Gebremeskel set a men’s event record of 13:26, while Molly Huddle came from behind to win the women's race in 15:12.
Five Team USA Minnesota Runners to Compete at USA 1 Mile Road Championships in Des Moines April 22; Heather Kampf 2nd at B.A.A.
Running events on Boston Marathon® weekend begin Saturday morning, April 19, with $39,900 (USD) prize purse at stake.
BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) today announced an elite field of Olympic Games and IAAF World Championships medalists and returning champions for the 2014 B.A.A. 5K, to be held on Saturday, April 19, two days prior to the 2014 Boston Marathon®. The 2014 B.A.A. 5K will have a field size of 10,000 entrants and will start and finish at Boston Common.
Universal Sports Network is the Exclusive National TV Home of the Boston Marathon Finish Line Web Cam to Capture All Runners on Race Day - LOS ANGELES (April 16, 2014) – On Monday, April 21, 2014, the world will run as one with the City of Boston for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. Universal Sports Network will provide exclusive LIVE national coverage of Boston’s legendary event from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET.
U.S. 1500-meter star will showcase revolutionary running brand - Richmond, CA (April 10, 2014)HOKA ONE ONE® is proud to announce the signing of 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano, who specializes in the 1500-meter and mile distances, to a multi-year agreement.
Miramar -- More than 150 athletes from 10 nations will compete at U.S. Area Youth Olympic Selection Trials - Track & Field, which begin Friday, April 4 at the Ansin Sports Complex in Miramar, Fla.
Richmond, CA (April 1, 2014)– HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Outdoor Corporation(NASDAQ : DECK), is proud to announce it has received the prestigious2014 Competitor Magazine Fit, Feel, Ride Award for Best Innovation for its newest shoe, the Conquest.
The B.A.A. (Boston Athletic Association) launches the Boston Marathon World Run app that virtually connects runners around the world and their social networks with the 2014 Boston Marathon.
by Larry Eder, RunBlogRun.com - The 2014 IAAF AL World Half Marathon Championships was a huge success today. For the Danish Athletic Federation, they sponsored the largest running event EVER in Denmark, with 30,000 runners in the half marathon, and 202 elite runners in their first World Championships of Athletics in Denmark.
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Olympic silver medalist Nick Willis will return to Minneapolis on Thursday, May 8 to defend the Medtronic TC 1 Mile title he won last year in record-setting fashion, race organizer Twin Cities In Motion announced.
24th March 2014, Herzogenaurach - adidas miCoach SMART RUN has won the product design category at the Red Dot Award 2014 with the highest distinction.
The popularity and visibility of pole vault continues to increase. The NFHS is excited to provide a FREE, online course “Pole Vault: Successful Skill Development” for ALL pole vault coaches across the country. The course is 30 minutes in length.
Flanagan’s mark took off 12 seconds from Deena Kastor’s record of 47:15, set in 2003. - JACKSONVILLE, Fla.
SOPOT, Poland — Team USA, led by captains Bernard Lagat (Tucson, Ariz.) and Michelle Carter (Ovilla, Texas), is poised and ready for the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships, March 7-9, at Ergo Arena in Sopot, Poland. 2014 U.S.
SOPOT, Poland -- U.S. Women’s 1500m Champion Mary Cain (Bronxville, N.Y.) has withdrawn from the IAAF World Indoor Track & Field Championships due to injury, USATF announced Monday.
Elite field for USA 15K Championship includes five Olympians, four past race champions, and many major road racing names - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The 37th running of the GATE River Run 15K, host of the USA 15K Championship on Saturday, Mar. 15 is shaping up with another record year for participation, and the men’s and women’s elite fields are on pace to be among the strongest ever.
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