Heather Kampf

Birthday: 01/19/87 Mile PR: 4:19.7 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:04.46 - 2016
High School: Rosemount HS (MN)
Hometown: Inver Grove Heights, MN
College: University of Minnesota '09
Current Residence: Minneapolis, MN

Team: Team USA Minnesota
Personal Website: http://goheatherkampf.com/blog.html

Heather Kampf, The Queen of the Road Mile, three-peated at the 2016 USA 1 Mile Road Championships, clocking 4:34.2 at the 11th Medtronic TC 1 Mile; overall, her fourth national road Mile crown (also 2012), and in September, she won her fourth GNC Live Well Liberty Mile title, recording 4:33 in Pittsburgh. In October 2016, Heather closed her year by winning The Navy Mile in an event record 4:38 to win her third straight BBTM Grand Prix Tour title.

In 2015, Heather captured her third USA 1 Mile Road crown with a 4:46 clocking in rainy conditions at the 2015 Medtronic TC 1 Mile in Minneapolis, and in late July, she won her third GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in 4:33 to clinch her second straight Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour crown.

In 2014, Heather won her second USA 1 Mile Road title at the Grand Blue Mile (4:34.62), an event record, and on July 26, she three-peated at the Ryan Shay Mile, breaking her course record with a fast 4:21.39 clocking. In September 2014, the Team USA Minnesota athlete also won the Minnesota Mile in 4:30 and the inaugural BBTM Grand Prix Tour title with 36 points and two overall Tour victories.

In 2013 Heather defended her titles and set event records at the Ryan Shay Mile (4:31) as well as the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile (4:32) in addition to winning the Crim Fitness Festival Michigan Mile (4:48); three Bring Back the Mile Tour victories.

In 2012, the Golden Gopher won a road Mile "triple crown": USA 1 Mile road title in 4:36.9 (her first national title), inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile (4:35.8) and Grandma's Minnesota Mile (4:37). She also finished national runner-up at the 2011 USA Road Mile Championship (4:36.3) and placed 6th in the 2010 race, clocking 4:42.1. Heather finished third in the 800m finals at the 2010-11 USA Indoor Championships.

At the University of Minnesota, Kampf was a 9-time NCAA All-American and was the 2006 NCAA 800m Indoor champion.

Check out this inspiring and unbelievable video of Heather while racing at the University of Minnesota in 2008 - click HERE.

FUN FACT: Since 2011, Heather Kampf has won 25 road Miles, including 5 Ryan Shay Mile and 4 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile crowns. #Wow! All hail, Queen of the Road Mile!

@HeatherRaeKampf

News

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Draws Deep Field to Pittsburgh

July 25, 2017

Sixth edition attracts nine sub-4 minute men’s Milers and eight sub-4:30 minute women’s Milers for Friday evening, July 28 downtown event; $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; 3rd stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017

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PITTSBURGH - The 6th GNC Live Well Liberty...

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Kampf, Blankenship to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

July 13, 2017

6th edition in downtown Pittsburgh offers $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017

From P3R

PITTSBURGH - Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions Heather Kampf and Ben Blankenship will return to the City of Champions  to defend their titles...

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3 Tips for Racing a Mile from Heather Kampf

April 09, 2017

Queen of the Road Mile shares her wisdom and training advice

By Nathan Freeburg, Minneapolis Running

It all starts with one Mile! Heather Kampf is a decorated runner with a hard-to-believe 24 road Mile wins since 2011 as well the defending Medtronic TC 1 Mile champion. Recently, we sat down...

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A Racing Season in Review: Heather Kampf

December 21, 2016

Three-peat BBTM Grand Prix Tour champion's 2016 Olympic Trials learning experience and “there is no final destination” for her career.

By Justin Kruse, MinneapolisRunning.com

Recently, I had the chance to sit down and talk with Team USA Minnesota athlete and Queen of the Road Mile, Heather...

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Queen of the Road Mile Heather Kampf: Tips for Success

November 08, 2016

Three-time BBTM Grand Prix Tour champion has recorded 24 road Mile wins since 2011!

By Bring Back the Mile

Like no other runner, Heather Kampf has become a master of the road Mile or as she is affectionately known, The Queen of the Road Mile. Since the fall of 2011, the three-time BBTM Grand...

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Four Team USA Minnesota Runners Coaching Twin Cities Cross Country Teams this Fall

October 18, 2016

"It’s cool when you see you’ve helped create a culture that embraces the work because they know it makes everyone better.” - Heather Kampf, Queen of the Road Mile

From Team USA Minnesota 

MINNEAPOLIS - Four Team USA Minnesota distance runners - Meghan Peyton, Heather Kampf, Rob Molke and Katy...

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Kampf Three-Peats, Masters Wins Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016 Titles

October 02, 2016

Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 GP purse; Tour Performance-of-the-Year by Ben Blankenship & Emily Lipari; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event for third edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (October 2, 2016) – At the ...

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The Navy Mile Draws Top Field for BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 Finale

September 29, 2016

Sam Penzenstadler to defend men’s title in nation’s capital; $15,000 Open prize purse; six athletes also vying for Tour grand prix prize money; Heather Kampf eyes Tour three-peat; Running Warehouse "Pick-the-Winner" contest

By Bring Back the Mile

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Navy Mile on...

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Kampf, Blankenship Win 5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

September 17, 2016

Fifth edition awards an event record $30,000 prize purse; Kampf, Queen of the Road Mile, secures at least a tie for third straight Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour title at fifth stop in the Steel City; Tour 2016 finale hosted by The Navy Mile on Sunday, October 2 in Washington, DC

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Defending Champions McNamara, Kampf Face Deep Fields at 5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

September 13, 2016

Eleven sub-4 minute men and eight sub-4:30 minute women expected in Steel City on Saturday, Sept. 17; $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; fifth stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – This year’s increased prize purse of $30,000 has attracted some of...

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O’Hare, Lipari Win 10th Minnesota Mile

September 11, 2016

4th stop on Bring Back the Mile Tour 2016; two-time defending women’s Tour champion Kampf adds to her standings lead; Crawford & Palmer tied for the men with two events remaining

From Grandma’s Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – Chris O’Hare, a 2016 Olympian from Great Britain, won Sunday’s 10th...

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Kampf, McNamara to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

August 30, 2016

5th edition in downtown Pittsburgh offers $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; fifth stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016

PITTSBURGH - Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions and event record holders Heather Kampf and Jordan McNamara will return to the Steel City to defend their...

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Queen of the Road Mile Chases Olympic 1500 Berth

May 28, 2016

“I dropped a lot of time last year in the 1500 and really put myself as a true contender on the track, and that’s my primary focus.”

By Abigail Lorge, Runner's World

For Heather Kampf, who two weeks ago won her fourth USA 1 Mile road title in dominant fashion, the appeal of the race derives...

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Ben Blankenship Breaks Medtronic TC 1 Mile Record

May 12, 2016

Heather Kampf wins 4th USATF 1 Mile Road title; second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016

By Charlie Mahler, Twin Cities In Motion

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Ben Blankenship broke the event record at the 11th Medtronic TC 1 Mile with a runaway 3:55.8 victory to claim his first USATF 1 Mile Road...

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A Day in the Life: Pro Athlete Heather Kampf

April 29, 2016

Pro athletes - they're just like us! Juggling family, work, friends and trying to eat all their fruits and veggies.

From Twin Cities In Motion

Ever wonder what professional runners do all day? Us too! So we were excited when Heather Kampf, our Medtronic TC 1 Mile defending champion, gave us a...

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Kampf Threepeats as Grand Blue Mile Champion

April 27, 2016

Noelle wins men's race; pair lead more than 3,500 runners through downtown course

From Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa – Heather Kampf successfully defended her Grand Blue Mile title for the second straight year on Tuesday evening, winning the women's Mile invitational race in 4 minutes, 37.52...

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Defending Champions Kampf, Heath Return for Medtronic TC 1 Mile

April 08, 2016

New Minneapolis riverfront course to host USATF Championship; $25,000 prize purse with $5000 for the national road champion; second stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016

From Twin Cities In Motion

Hometown star Heather Kampf and Winona native Garrett Heath will return to...

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Kampf claims her 4th straight KPMG Front Street Mile title

January 16, 2016

“Every time I come back it is even more special because this place feels like another home to me.”

By Colin Thompson, The Royal Gazette

Heather Kampf stormed to a fourth consecutive KPMG Bermuda Invitational Front Street Mile title in the elite women’s race in front of another bumper crowd on...

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Bolas, Kampf Defend Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour Titles

September 13, 2015

Grand prix tour with 4 stops awarded more than $80,000 plus $7500 GP purse; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event for second edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Jack Bolas and Heather Kampf defended their Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour titles with 16...

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Pair of former champs win Liberty Mile in record time

August 01, 2015

A total of 1500 runners participated in the race, which included a wave for all ages and abilities plus several competitive heats, including the masters and Unstoppable heats in addition to the pro heats.

By Karen Price, Trib Live

Neither Jordan McNamara nor Heather Kampf are from Pittsburgh,...

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Kampf, McNamara Win GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

July 31, 2015

An event record 1,500-plus participants at fourth edition; third stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015

By Ryan Lamppa, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH – (July 31, 2015) – At the 4th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on a warm, humid Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh, two Milers, who are...

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Minnesotans Heath, Kampf Sweep USATF Championships at Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 14, 2015

Rainy conditions at Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 second stop; $25,000 prize money awarded

From Twin Cities In Motion

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota natives Garrett Heath and Heather Kampf won the 10th running of the Medtronic TC 1 Mile earning USATF 1 Mile Road titles on a rain-soaked...

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Kampf brings ‘home-field advantage’ to 1 Mile race

May 14, 2015

"There is something about racing in the Midwest and Minnesota. It's nostalgic and fun to be back there."

By Andy Greder, Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Scheduled to compete in races in Rome and Morocco in June, Heather Kampf is savoring the chance to run in front of familiar faces Thursday in USA...

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Minnesotans Are Favorites for Thursday’s Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 11, 2015

USATF 1 Mile Road Championships and second Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 stop draws top pro field vying for $25,000 purse and $10,00 event record bonuses

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ST. PAUL, Minn. – A pair of Minnesotans are the...

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Pro Q & A: Heather Kampf

April 27, 2015

Medtronic TC 1 Mile headliner talks race goals, motivation and training; annual race set for Thursday, May 14. 

From Twin Cities In Motion

Heather Kampf, the 2012 Medtronic TC 1 Mile women's champion who returns to the event this year, answered some questions recently for TCM Blog readers....

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Centrowitz Wins Over Manzano, Kampf Repeats at Grand Blue Mile

April 22, 2015

Matthew Centrowitz and Heather Kampf picked up $5000 for their road Mile wins, event record 5,000 participants at 6th edition event.

By LetsRun.com

DES MOINES, Iowa - (April 21, 2015) - The Drake Relays kicked off in grand style with the Grand Blue Mile Tuesday night in Des Moines. Matthew...

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Made to Run: Road Mile Queen Heather Kampf

April 19, 2015

Reigning BBTM Grand Prix Tour champion: “One of my favorite memories of Pittsburgh was going on a school visit in the Homewood neighborhood.”

By Steel City Road Runners Club

Most of us remember Heather Kampf from when she visited Pittsburgh and won the 2013 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, but the...

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Past Champions Miller, Kampf Returning to Medtronic TC 1 Mile

April 14, 2015

10th edition offers $25,000 prize purse plus $10,000 event record bonuses; host of USA 1 Mile Road Championships again; second stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 set for Thursday evening, May 14 on new course in downtown Minneapolis

From Twin Cities In Motion

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Former Gopher Heather Kampf has life on the run

April 02, 2015

Reigning Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour champion: "I always had this ‘sky’s the limit’ mentality."

By MacKenzie Lobby Havey, Special for the Star Tribune

When you plug the name “Heather Dorniden” into a search engine, you’re flooded with results about courage and determination. The...

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Kampf Three-Peats at KPMG Front Street Mile

January 17, 2015

David Bishop wins two-horse race at 27th edition in Bermuda

By Josh Ball, The Royal Gazette

David Bishop won an anti-climactic KPMG Front Street Mile Elite Men’s race as the Bermuda Marathon Weekend got off to a typically soggy start last night.

Bishop, of Britain, came home in a time of 4...

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Heather Kampf embraces the Mile

October 07, 2014

Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 champion: "my future lies" as a Miler

By Jeff Hollobaugh for Track & Field News

When Heather Kampf (née Dorniden) ran at Minnesota under coach Gary Wilson, she was a true 800 runner, strong enough to win the 2006 NCAA Indoor. “That was definitely my...

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Bolas, Kampf Win Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 Titles

September 08, 2014

Inaugural grand prix tour with six stops offered more than $85,000 plus $7500 GP purse; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (September 8, 2014) – Jack Bolas and Heather Kampf won the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour...

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Bolas, Kampf Claim Crowns at Minnesota Mile

September 07, 2014

Duo also win inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 titles

From Bob Gustafson

DULUTH, Minn. – Jack Bolas won Sunday’s 8th Grandma’s Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth. Bolas, 26, of Chapel Hill, N.C., finished in 4 minutes, 2.3 seconds and claimed the first-place prize of...

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Third Time’s a Charm for Jordan McNamara at GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

August 01, 2014

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 Ryan Lamppa, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH – (August 1, 2014) – At the third GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on...

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Kampf, McNamara on Pittsburgh Today Live

August 01, 2014

Pittsburgh American Development Program athletes Heather Kampf and Jordan McNamara visit the studios of KDKA's Pittsburgh Today Live in lead up to the 2014 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile.

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Pro runners go extra Mile prior to downtown Pittsburgh event

August 01, 2014

“Liberty Mile is really the first race that takes the professionals and integrates them directly into the community at ground level, which I think is really special.” - Jordan McNamara

By Karen Price, Tribune-Review

Jordan McNamara stood in front of dozens of Summer Dreamers Academy campers...

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Local race aiming to bring the Mile back into spotlight

July 31, 2014

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile attracts top U.S. field including Leo Manzano and defending champion Heather Kampf

By Alex Nieves, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steve Prefontaine, Roger Bannister, Mary Decker. If you were to stop an adult on the streets of an American city, these names would likely...

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Heather Kampf 3-Peats, Sets Event Record at Ryan Shay Mile

July 26, 2014

Rob Finnerty wins men’s Mile at 7th edition; third stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

By Jeff Hartnagle

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. – Heather Kampf again showed why she is The Queen of the Road Miles with a three-peat performance and event record 4:21.39 clocking at the 7th Ryan Shay...

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Heather Kampf Eyes Three-Peat at GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 23, 2014

Women’s field also includes sub-4:30 minute Milers Sarah Brown, Gabriele Grunewald and Lauren Penney; 3rd edition in downtown Pittsburgh features new American Pro Mile with a $20,000 prize purse; 4th stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Two-time defending champion ...

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Heather Kampf to Defend Ryan Shay Mile Title in Three-Peat Attempt

July 22, 2014

Finnerty, Stockberger, McAlary top men expected; third stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. – The 7th Ryan Shay Mile will take place in Charlevoix, Michigan on Saturday, July 26 at 10:30am. This is an invitational road mile with separate races for men and...

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American Development Program Ambassadors Inspire Pittsburgh Youth to Run GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 21, 2014

Top U.S. Milers Leo Manzano, Jordan McNamara & Heather Kampf and 200 kids part of Giant Eagle Kids of STEEL program and the Summer Dreamers Academy 5-week summer partnership

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – This summer, 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano, along with professional Milers and American...

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GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Champion Heather Kampf Returns to Steel City

May 28, 2014

Friday, August 1 event features new American Pro Mile with a $20,000 guaranteed prize purse; fourth stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The 2014 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile returns to downtown Pittsburgh on Friday evening, August 1 with two-time defending champion ...

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Manzano, Kampf Win Close Races at USA 1 Mile Road Championships

April 22, 2014

2012 Olympic 1500m silver medalist wins his first USA road title; Queen of the Road Mile breaks event record

> Men's Race Video at RunnerSpace.com
> Women's Race Video at RunnerSpace.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano and Team USA Minnesota standout Heather Kampf kicked...

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Heather Kampf Named to U.S. Indoor Team for Worlds

March 03, 2014

Mary Cain, U.S. 1500m indoor champion, withdraws with a calf injury.

By Jon Gugala, Competitor.com

It was around 9:00am this morning and Heather Kampf had just run 10 miles on the treadmill, escaping the interminable Minnesota winter, when she received a call from a phone number she didn’t...

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Kampf Repeats as KPMG Bermuda Invitational Mile Champion

January 18, 2014

Queen of the Road Miles leads American women's podium sweep

From Royal Gazette

On Friday evening Heather Kampf repeated as winner of the KPMG Invitational Bermuda Women’s Elite Mile as Sarah Brown finished runner-up yet again in a thrilling finish that saw the two Americans separated by just...

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Kampf to Defend KPMG Bermuda Invitational Mile Crown

January 17, 2014

Men's Mile field wide open, new champion will be crowned

By Colin Thompson, Royal Gazette

A new KPMG Bermuda Invitational Elite Mile men’s champion will be crowned Friday tonight.

Julius Bor, last year’s winner, has not returned to defend his title.

Among the pre-race favourites to claim...

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Camp Kampf

September 16, 2013

Reflecting on the whole thing, I'm sure some athletes measure their success in medal counts, prize money and international fame, but standing in front of that group of kids, all I could think of was, 'I made it', plain and simple.

By Heather Kampf, ASICS & Team USA Minnesota athlete

In the...

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Miller, Kampf to Defend Minnesota Mile Titles

September 05, 2013

Top field expected at Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013 finale; prize purse exceeds $20,000

DULUTH, Minn. – A premier class of one-Mile runners is assembled for Sunday’s Minnesota Mile in downtown Duluth. At the 7th edtion, among those entered are defending champions Craig Miller (4 minutes, 1.4...

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Crim Michigan Mile Racing series draws big crowd, elite runners to downtown Flint

August 23, 2013

Blankenship, Kampf capture road Mile titles at 13th stop of inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013

By Ross Maghielse, MLive.com

FLINT, Mich. -- A pair of former University of Minnesota track stars took home top honors at the first-ever Crim Michigan Mile Racing Series Friday evening, Aug....

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Kampf Defends, Chaffee Surprises at GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

August 09, 2013

Olympian Lewy Boulet, local Berra win USA Masters titles; event record 1,200-plus participants at second edition; 11th stop on the inaugural BBTM Tour 2013

By David Monico, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH – (August 9, 2013) – A near perfect Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh for the 2nd GNC Live...

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Champ Kampf returns to GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh

August 08, 2013

Jordan McNamara headlines men's field; downtown road race 11th stop on inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour

By Karen Price, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Heather Kampf was passing the leader approaching the final lap of the 600 meter dash at the Big Ten Indoor Track Championship. Then she was flat...

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Heather Kampf Ready for 2nd Win at GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

August 06, 2013

Kampf faces formidable competition from 2012 Olympian Geena Gall and USA 3000m Indoor champion Chelsea Reilly; 11th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – With a solid summer race season, defending women’s champion Heather Kampf is looking for another win at the GNC...

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David Torrence to Defend Falmouth Mile Title

August 03, 2013

Top fields expected including 2011 race champion and event record holder Jordan McNamara, Will Leer, Matthew Elliott and Garrett Heath and Gabriele Anderson, Heather Kampf and Sarah Brown; past wheelchair champions also return to defend titles; 12th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour...

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Clark, Kampf Defend Titles at Ryan Shay Mile

July 27, 2013

Kampf sets women's course record in 4:30.9; 10th stop on the Bring Back the Mile Tour; event honors legacy of Ryan Shay 

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. - The 6th Ryan Shay Mile took place Saturday morning in Charlevoix under cloudy skies and cool temperatures. The 10th stop on the 14-event inaugural Bring...

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Clark, Kampf to Defend Ryan Shay Mile Titles

July 18, 2013

Top Open fields expected at 10th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour; event honors legacy of Ryan Shay

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. - The 6th Ryan Shay Mile will take place in Charlevoix on Saturday, July 27 at 10:30am. Once again the spectators should be treated to a thrilling race to the...

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Re:RUN San Diego Meet Preview

May 03, 2013

By Scott Bush, Runnerspace

One of the most unique presentations of a track meet this year takes place this Saturday in sunny San Diego. With general 5K and 10K road races taking place, leading into a four event, middle distance track showcase, Re:RUN works to bridge the gap between general road...

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Four Olympians Added to Medtronic TC 1 Mile on May 9 in Minneapolis

April 25, 2013

Open champions could earn $15,000 with a victory and a course record; 3,000 to race down Nicollet Mall at 9th edition; inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013 event - 5th stop

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (April 25, 2013) – Four Olympians will add international spice and proven talent to the professional...

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Team USA Minnesota Athletes Race Ready for the Mile

April 17, 2013

Jon Peterson at Mt. SAC Relays; Gabriele Anderson, Heather Kampf, Meghan Peyton at USA 1 Mile Road Championships

MINNEAPOLIS – (April 17, 2013) – Team USA Minnesota’s Jon Peterson will run the Mile on the track at the 55th Mt. SAC Relays on Friday, April 19. The following week, Gabriele...

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Olympic Games, World Championships Medalists Highlight B.A.A. Invitational Mile Field

April 05, 2013

Nick Willis (NZL) and Kalkidan Gezahegne (ETH) are top contenders; $14,500 prize purse at stake in the event, held on Sunday, April 14

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced that an international field of elite athletes will compete in the B.A.A. Invitational Mile to...

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Defending Champions Returning to Medtronic TC 1 Mile

March 26, 2013

Kampf, Miller to race for $25,000 purse plus $10,000 record bonuses

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (March 26, 2013) – Hometown star Heather Kampf and University of Wisconsin alumnus Craig Miller will return to downtown Minneapolis to defend their titles and race for a pair of $10,000 course record bonuses...

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Birthday Girl Heather Celebrates in Style

January 19, 2013

By Colin Thompson, The Royal Gazette

Heather Kampf ushered in her 26th birthday with a hard fought victory in last night’s KPMG Invitational Elite Women’s Mile.

The Minnesota resident hit the tape in 4:49 to finish ahead of nearest rivals Sarah Brown (4:50.7) and Phoebe Wright (4:53.45) as...

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Heather Kampf Talks About 2012, Plans for 2013-16

December 17, 2012

By Down the Backstretch

Heather Kampf's 2012 running season was "bookended" by USA Championships.  In May she won the USA Road Mile title in Minneapolis and in December she was part of the Team USA Minnesota team that won the USATF Club Championship title in Lexington, KY.  Here she talks...

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Road Mile Queen Heather Kampf Interview

September 26, 2012

By Carrie Tollefson

 
Carrie interviews Heather Kampf, a 9-time NCAA All-American with several 2012 road Mile wins to her name. Heather discusses her training mentality, her career goals and her famous fall in the 2008 Big Ten Indoor Championships.
 
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Miller, Kampf Win Grandma’s Minnesota Mile

September 09, 2012

2012 USA Mile road champions top fields in close races at 6th edition in downtown Duluth
By Bob Gustafson

DULUTH, Minn. – (September 9, 2012) – Craig Miller won Grandma’s Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth on Sunday morning. Miller, 25, of Madison, Wis., finished in 4 minutes, 1.4...

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Minnesota Twins: Anderson, Kampf Mile Aces

September 07, 2012

The Twin Cities are growing—and retaining—national-caliber mid-distance women
By Jon Gugala, Bring Back the Mile

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota, as most people know, has harsh, bitterly cold winters. Even F. Scott Fitzgerald, a native of St. Paul, admitted it, describing how the interminable season...

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Kampf, Anderson, Cheever to Run Grandma’s Minnesota Mile

September 04, 2012

Team USA Minnesota trio headed to Duluth for Sunday, September 9 road race

MINNEAPOLIS – (September 4, 2012) – Three Team USA Minnesota runners – Heather Kampf, Gabriele Anderson and Jamie Cheever – will compete at Grandma’s Minnesota Mile on Sunday, September 9. The women’s elite Mile starts...

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Miller, Kampf Win GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

August 17, 2012

Inaugural event in Pittsburgh brings out fast times, three sub-4 minute Miles and post-race festivities in Market Square

By David Monico, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – (August 17, 2012) – With rain and thunder threatening to slow down the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, sunshine and a...

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Team USA Minnesota Athletes Help Bring Back the Mile

August 09, 2012

Gabriele Anderson at Falmouth Mile August 11; Heather Kampf, Jamie Cheever at Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh August 17

MINNEAPOLIS – (August 9, 2012) – Three Team USA Minnesota runners will compete in Mile events this month, with Gabriele Anderson at the Falmouth Mile in Massachusetts on Saturday,...

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Miller, Kampf Win USA 1 Mile Road Titles

May 18, 2012

Medtronic TC 1 Mile hosts national championships; more than 2,500 participants at 8th edition under warm, windy conditions in Minnesota

By Charlie Mahler, Running USA wire

MINNEAPOLIS – (May 17, 2012) – Minnesota native Heather Kampf and former University of Wisconsin star Craig Miller won...

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Team USA Minnesota’s Kampf, Peyton, Rombough to Compete at USA 1 Mile Road Championships

May 14, 2012

Top U.S. Milers expected at Medtronic TC 1 Mile on Thursday, May 17

MINNEAPOLIS – (May 14, 2012) – Three Team USA Minnesota athletes – Heather Kampf, Meghan Peyton and Chris Rombough – will compete at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships on Thursday evening, May 17. The national championships are...

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Medtronic TC 1 Mile Features Today’s & Tomorrow’s Olympic Hopefuls

May 10, 2012

USA Championship on Nicollet Mall culminates evening of road racing

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (May 10, 2012) – A talented blend of familiar faces and emerging stars will race down Nicollet Mall on Thursday, May 17th at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile which again plays host to the USA 1 Mile Road Championships....

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Gabriele Anderson, Heather Kampf to Compete at Grand Blue Mile

April 23, 2012

Matt Gabrielson, Emily Brown at Get in Gear 10K on April 28

MINNEAPOLIS – (April 23, 2012) – Team USA Minnesota’s Gabriele Anderson and Heather Kampf will be in Des Moines this week to compete in the Grand Blue Mile on Tuesday, April 24 and then at the Drake Relays 1500 meters on Saturday,...

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Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

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Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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