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Mile legends and Olympians Wes Santee, Jim Beatty and Jim Ryun have set the U.S. Mile outdoor record the most, 4 times each.


Why running a Mile is so cool

"For me, there is nothing as tactical, beautiful, intense and painful as running an all out Mile."

By David Allison, Special to AFN

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Help Bring Back the Mile - Petition Your High School State Federation Today!

I'm years old and am a . Bring Back the Mile in .

Dear __________:

I’m a __________ and I want the Mile back at the __________ State Championship level. The Mile is nationally and internationally recognized by track & field governing bodies such as USA Track & Field and the IAAF as an official record distance.

The Mile also has a certain “magic” and is a storied event that people understand and moreover love.

Join Massachusetts in running the Mile and please replace the __________ and Bring Back the Mile in ____________. Thank you!

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* Petition information will only be shared with your High School State Federation and will not be shared with any other third parties.

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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