Mile News


Bor Takes Front Street Glory

January 19, 2013

By Stephen Wright, The Royal Gazette

Kenyan Julius Bor stole the show in last night’s elite men’s race with an impressive victory in his first ever KPMG Bermuda Invitational Mile.

The debutant didn’t quite manage to break the magical four-minute barrier and claim the $10,000 bonus on offer finishing in 4:06.45 ahead of fellow sub-four minute Milers Stephen Pifer, of the USA, (4:07.67) and Zambia’s Jordan Chipangma (4:09.52.)

But despite clocking the quickest elite men’s time in recent memory, Bor, whose brother Emmanuel came eighth, admitted he was slightly disappointed he didn’t run even faster.

“I thought I was going to run under four minutes and was confident of a fast time,” said the former University of Alabama student. “But coming back (at the half-way stage) I saw it was 2.04 and then I just came for a win.

Continue reading at: royalgazette.com

Tags: kpmg bermuda invitational mile (9) , julius bor (1) , front street mile (2)

Facebook Comments

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.

Become a Mile Maniac member or a BBTM sponsor today! Join us, and go Mile!

Join Us

Thanks for joining the movement and being a Mile Maniac. We'll keep you up to-date with our Mile wires as well as exclusive contests and opportunities. Help us spread the word by sharing our site and joining us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!