Go! Mile: RRCA 1 Mile Championships

Go! Mile: RRCA 1 Mile Championships

Sat, June 18, 7:00am

Little Rock, AR

Site of the 2015-16 RRCA 1 Mile Championship, the Go! Mile features the Elite Mile, age-group Miles, first Mile and a mini-Mile.

7 heats to choose from:
• The First Mile for novices and beginners
• Age Group Heats
• Elite Race (sub-5:30 men, sub-6:30 women)
• Mini-Mile kids race

The 6th edition starts at the Clinton Library and benefits the Winston Penn Wardlaw Scholarship Fund at Catholic High.

The Go! Mile is a 2016 BBTM Featured Event, showcasing America's best Mile events.


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GO! Mile One Lap, One Mile, One Fast Little Race

June 29, 2016

Six Arkansas State Age Group Records set at GO! Mile; RRCA 1 Mile National Championship and Bring Back the Mile Featured Event

By Kelly Richards, ROADIE

The Road Runners Club of America added the Mile to the slate of National Championship races in support of the Bring Back the Mile (America’s...

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The ultimate race?

July 14, 2014

For record setters, the Mile outpaces all other competitors

By Frank Fellone, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Jose Castelano was flying along, looking cool in shades and an Oregon shirt, spectators cheering for him and the rest of the elite runners on the course near the soccer fields at Burns Park...

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Finding Meaning in a One Mile Race

So Katie, if you asked me again, "What does being at the Go! Mile mean to you?” I’d say, “This is where it all starts.”

June 16, 2014

By Joe Jacobs, Arkansas Outside

Spring and early summer are favorite times for me to be in Burns Park, the large municipal park in North Little Rock which hosts events such as Duathlons, Mountain Bike Races, Dragon Boat Races, Adventure Races, Cyclocross and Criteriums and recent host to the Arkansas Trails Day celebration. The park has been a major player in outdoor recreation in Central Arkansas for many years, once a part of Camp Pike, a military training base during World War I and then becoming part of Camp Robinson just before World War II, the property was sold as surplus land in the late 40s..


GO! Mile Interviews – Cortney Allison

Cortney Allison is at home in the marathon, so the GO! Mile is a definite challenge for this effervescent long distance runner.

June 13, 2014

By Joe Jacobs, Arkansas Outside

Cortney was too close for comfort in the Boston bombing last year, just a few minutes separated them. Now she’s back running road races, but has also been helping to coach the Mount St. Mary’s track team this year.


Making the Most of Your Mile: Go! Mile

June 12, 2014

Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series speaks with British and University of Arkansas Mile standout, Gary Taylor, on the Little Rock, AR running community and Saturday's Go! Mile, host of the 2014 RRCA 1 Mile Championship.

By Bring Back the Mile

Gary Taylor is no stranger to competing at the highest level, so it is no surprise that in just over a short period of time he has helped develop an incredible running community in Little Rock, AR. A standout British Miler (3:57.15) who was also an NCAA All-American at the University of Arkansas, opened up the Go! Running retail store in 2010 in partnership with fellow Razorback and Irish Mile star Frank O'Mara (3:51.06). Approached by the local chapter of the RRCA in 2011 to put on a Mile, Taylor and O'Mara set out to create an event that would highlight elite Milers while welcome first-time runners and families alike. Entering its third year, the Go! Mile, a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event, has quickly become a community favorite, and added for 2014 the Windstream Elite Miles, host of the RRCA 1 Mile Championship.


National Running Day and the Go! Mile

June 3, 2014


Wednesday is National Running Day, and to celebrate, running enthusiasts from all over central Arkansas will gather at Murray Park at 6 a.m. and go running.

Perhaps the most unusual event will come in 10 days. Erin and Gary Taylor have put together the Go! Mile event.


It Starts with the First Mile - The 2013 Go! Mile

June 17, 2013

By Joe Jacob, Arkansasoutside.com

Saturday morning we witnessed many people in various stages of the thousand mile journey, including some who were taking that first step. The Go! Mile, in it’s third year, is an event for everyone. We saw kids, barely beyond their first steps in life to folks in their seventh or eighth decade of running. There were people who strolled through the mile long course and elite runners pushing record times.


Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

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.

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.

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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