Tri-Cities Track Classic

Tri-Cities Track Classic

Fri-Sat, April 19-20,

Johnson City, TN

Join us for the inaugural Ray Flynn Boys Mile at the Tri-Cities Track Classic. Held at the Kermit Tipton Stadium at Science Hill High School, it is a National Scholastic Athletics Foundation Select Meet for 2013.

Inaugural Ray Flynn Boys Mile Champion
Aaron Templeton (Hardin Valley Academy, TN), 4:20.92

The Ray Flynn Boys Mile is a stop on the nationwide inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013.

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Inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013 Ends with a Flourish

Highlights of national promotional tour of iconic distance include thrilling races and numerous meet, U.S. Junior, NCAA, course and State records; $120,000 awarded to top Milers

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (September 12, 2013) – The inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013, showcasing 14 events nationwide, produced exciting Mile racing throughout the year including the Tour finale at the Minnesota Mile on Sunday, September 8 where Americans Ben Blankenship and Gabriele Anderson shattered course records, clocking 3 minutes, 52.7 seconds and 4:21.3, respectively, and running the fastest Miles ever in Minnesota. Bring Back the Mile (BBTM), launched in January 2012, is a national campaign to elevate and celebrate the iconic distance.

“The first Bring Back the Mile Tour exceeded our expectations, with numerous thrilling Tour event finishes and record or near record number of participants for virtually every Tour event as well as many national, NCAA, state and event records were set,” BBTM Founder Ryan Lamppa said. “The Tour events, which awarded $120,000 in prize money, and the top Milers inspired, engaged and entertained runners of all ages and abilities, the media, fans and the general public, and we look forward to bringing back the Tour in 2014 to create more Mile magic.”


Johnson City to Host Multi-State High School Track Meet

February 23, 2013

By Johnson City News & Neighbor

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The inaugural Tri-Cities Track Classic is scheduled for April 19 and 20 at Science Hill High School’s Kermit Tipton Stadium. Event planners say the meet will be an event that’s unprecedented in high school track and field in the region.


Tri-Cities Track Classic Coming to Tipton Stadium

February 20, 2013

By Madison Mathews, Johnson City Press

If you build it, they will come.

That’s the logic being put toward the inaugural Tri-Cities Track Classic, which will be held April 19-20 at Science Hill High School’s Kermit Tipton Stadium.


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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