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Bring Back the Mile with Ryan Lamppa

September 13, 2012

By Jennie McCafferty, Running Network TV

Jennie McCafferty of Michigan Runner interviews Ryan Lamppa, Founder of Bring Back the Mile, who explains the genesis and objectives of the national campaign to elevate and celebrate the iconic distance and why the Mile still matters.


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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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