Bring Back The Mile – 1st Women’s Sub-5, etc.

God he didn’t run a 1600m” – Steve Holman on Alan Webb becoming the
fourth prep athlete to break four minutes in the Mile in 2001

Mile wire #7-05-14

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. ‰ÛÒ The Mile wire is a regular update on the best stories, exclusive interviews and everything Mile-related.

The Mile Interview Series Episode 2: Steve Holman

By Bring Back the Mile
Bring Back the Mile’s 2014 interview series, presented by HOKA ONE ONE, sits down with 1990s Mile ace Steve Holman.

Mile Moment of the Month: Jim Ryun‰Ûªs Sub-4 at Kansas State Meet

By Bring Back the Mile
On May 15, 1965, Jim Ryun walked onto the cinder track at the Kansas State Meet to attempt a solo sub-4 minute Mile.

Lessons from Roger Bannister and the first sub-4 minute Mile

By Michael Overall, Tulsa World
With the starter pistol still echoing through the Oxford stadium,
Cambridge runner Chris Brasher jumped to an early lead, but he had no
intention of winning the race.


Diane Leather‰Ûªs Fantastic Sub-Five

By Athletics Weekly
May 6, 1954, might be a date forever etched in history, but just 23
days after Roger Bannister‰Ûªs barrier-breaking sub-four-minute mile, a
woman made a similar breakthrough.


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6/05 – Jim Ryun Festival of Miles (San Diego, CA)

6/05 – Nike Festival of Miles (St. Louis, MO)

6/14 – GO! Mile & RRCA 1 Mile Champs (North Little Rock, AR)

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