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Bring Back the Mile Launches

National campaign to elevate and celebrate the storied, iconic...


1.17.17

Drew Hunter to Make Pro Indoor Debut at New Balance Games

Rising star and high school indoor Mile record holder to run...


1.18.17

Principe, Mareno Lead Junior Mile Fields at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

Stellar high school competition expected on Saturday, Jan. 28 in...


1.19.17

Florida’s High Schools Will Jump and Throw in Meters

While the metric system has largely prevailed in track & field, the...


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Florida’s High Schools Will Jump and Throw in Meters

January 19, 2017

While the metric system has largely prevailed in track & field, the Bring Back the Mile campaign argues that no event in the sport carries the same mystique and appeal of history as the Mile.

By Jeré Longman, New York Times

It seems highly unlikely that the 121.92-meter home run would gain...

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Principe, Mareno Lead Junior Mile Fields at New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

January 18, 2017

Stellar high school competition expected on Saturday, Jan. 28 in Boston at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center

From New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

BOSTON – DJ Principe, ranked #1 in the U.S. this season in the Mile and 3000 meters, and Nevada Mareno, who earlier this month won a bronze...

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Drew Hunter to Make Pro Indoor Debut at New Balance Games

January 17, 2017

Rising star and high school indoor Mile record holder to run storied distance again at The Armory in New York City

NEW YORK – Drew Hunter will make his professional indoor debut at the New Balance Games on Saturday, January 21 at The Armory’s New Balance Track & Field Center.

The New Balance...

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Why Not Me? Gabe Grunewald on Surviving Cancer and Running Pro

January 13, 2017

"Instead of being afraid of failure, I was thinking, Why not me? It changed the way I viewed myself and my opportunities, and my first season of racing after cancer opened the door to professional running."

By Salty Running

Gabriele Grunewald, Gabe to her friends, is a professional runner and...

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Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

ELEVATE
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.

CELEBRATE
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.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
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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