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Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano Headlines GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

Men’s field also includes 2-time race runner-up Jordan McNamara; 3rd edition in downtown...


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Inaugural Sir Walter Miler Set for August 1 in Raleigh

Matthew Elliott first announced top Miler; community track event to feature Women’s Sub-4.5 and...


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Mile Moment of the Month: Steve Scott’s Dream Mile 1982

HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month

By Bring Back the Mile

A Mile is four laps...


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Heather Kampf to Defend Ryan Shay Mile Title in Three-Peat Attempt

Finnerty, Stockberger, McAlary top men expected; third stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix...


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Mile News


Local runner to attempt a sub-4 minute Mile at inaugural Sir Walter Miler

July 25, 2014

Sandy Roberts: “And I hope to be a part of history and a real exclusive club.”

By Clare Myers, North Raleigh News

RALEIGH — When Sandy Roberts came close to running a sub-4 minute Mile last August, he admits he was a bit disappointed.

“I would’ve liked to be at or closer to four minutes,”...

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Two races hope to reignite local interest in “The Mile”

July 24, 2014

No running distance, or field event for that matter, has the history, the appeal, the "magic" of the Mile.

By David Quick, The Post and Courier

Long before the rise of the marathon and the 5K, and mud runs, color runs and rave runs, there was "The Mile."

The Mile run is 5,280 feet or...

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Why Can’t Women Run the Mile?

July 24, 2014

The fans at the Michigan Track Classic would see records galore if the women get the chance to run the Mile in future years.

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Michtrack.org

In this era of Mile fever, with the folks at Bring Back the Mile being astonishingly successful at reinvigorating the popularity of...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Ryan Shay Mile

July 24, 2014

Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series speaks with race director Matt Peterson about the Charlevoix running community, Ryan Shay and Saturday’s 7th Ryan Shay Mile, the third stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014.

By Bring Back the Mile

In 2007, Matt Peterson, Douglas...

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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.

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