Team USA has won the most outdoor World Championship 1500 / metric Mile medals with 12 (6 per gender); Kenya is second with 11 (9 men’s and 2 women’s) and Russia third (10, all women’s).
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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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