The Manzano Mile, hosted by two-time U.S. Olympian & 2012 London Olympics 1500m silver medalist Leo Manzano, has returned as a road event and as part of the Austin Marathon weekend.
The event prize purse, presented by Dole, totals $6000 for the top three male and female finishers in the Open Division as well the top male and female finishers in the Masters (40 - 49) and Grand Masters (50-plus) Division. In the Open Division, each champion will earn $1200, runner-up takes home $800 and third place will pocket $400. In the Masters and Grand Masters Division, first place male and female will earn $300 each
The top three finishers will receive awards based on the following male and female age groups: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, Masters (40-49) and Grand Masters (50-plus). Waves will run approximately every 15 minutes. The Manzano Mile will conclude with the Future Milers of America Kids Run and an untimed Mile that’s perfect for the entire family to complete together. Official heat times will be announced closer to race day.
The event will begin at 11:00am and take place entirely on Riverside Drive next to the Health & Fitness Expo at Palmer Events Center. Participants will receive a bib and a Manzano Mile race shirt. Packet pick up will take place on-site and begin Saturday at 9:00am. Registration is $25 for the timed Mile, $20 for the untimed Mile and $10 for children. All prices will increase by $5 after Thursday, February 1, 2018. Participants can register for the Manzano Mile on the Austin Marathon website.
The Manzano Mile is also a BBTM Featured Event, showcasing America's best Mile races throughout the year.