Kansas has produced the following Olympians and Mile legends Archie San Romani, Glenn Cunningham, Wes Santee and Jim Ryun. Cunningham and Ryun won 1500m Olympic silver medals, 1936 and 1968 respectively.
Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series speaks with Trevor Darmstetter, Race Director for the inaugural Kansas Road Mile Championship.
Return the Mile to prominence on the American sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a national 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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