art of running the Mile consists, in essence, of reaching the threshold
of unconsciousness at the instant of breasting the tape. It is not an
easy process, even in a setpiece race against time, for the body rebels
against such agonizing usage and must be disciplined by the spirit and
the mind.” – Paul O’Neil in a 1954 article on “The Mile of the Century”
in Sports Illustrated
Mile wire #16-08-14
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. ÛÒ The Mile wire is a regular update on the best stories, exclusive interviews and everything Mile-related.
By Bring Back the Mile Sixty years ago, on August 7, at the 1954 British Empire and
Commonwealth Games, EnglandÛªs Roger Bannister and AustraliaÛªs John Landy
waged a titanic battle over the storied distance. The Mile Moment of
the Month is presented by HOKA ONE ONE.
By Ryan Lamppa, The Mile wire Gabriele Grunewald women’s champion over two-time defending champion
Heather Kampf; 1,000-plus participants at third edition; fourth stop on
the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014
By John Blanchette, Spokesman-Review AJ Acosta bills himself as the ÛÏworldÛªs fastest barista,Û but itÛªs
not because heÛªs breaking any records whipping up grande caramel
macchiatos. ItÛªs for how quickly he can cover a Mile on the track.