Mile News


HOKA ONE ONE New Title Sponsor of State Street Mile

April 21, 2015

16th edition slated for Sunday, June 7, 2015 also features an event record prize purse; race proceeds go to District Attorney’s Crime Victim Emergency Fund

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The State Street Mile, to be held in beautiful downtown Santa Barbara on Sunday, June 7, has a new title sponsor, HOKA ONE ONE, a revolutionary shoe brand that has expanded beyond the ultra and trail running world to the mainstream running market.

“We welcome and thank HOKA ONE ONE as our title sponsor, and together, we will make our 16th edition our best event yet!” said race director Megan Rheinschild. “On June 7, we look forward to seeing everybody, humans as well as dogs, enjoying the HOKA ONE ONE State Street Mile.”

Race day kicks off at 8:00am with seven age group categories (14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-plus) followed by the popular Family Fun Mile, the Elite Miles and capped off with the not to be missed, tail wagging fun, Dog Mile, the unofficial world championship.

An event record guaranteed prize purse of $5700 will be awarded (Open and Masters 40-plus age-graded) plus $1000 for Open course records (3:49 – men and 4:33 – women). The event is again part of the local SBAA Grand Prix and Junior Grand Prix Series.

On Saturday, June 6, there will be event registration and bib number pick-up available at Santa Barbara Running Company from 11:00am to 4:00pm (downtown, 110 Anacapa Street). Also at 7:00am race day, bib number pick-up and registration starts at Pedregosa and State Streets in Santa Barbara. All proceeds go directly to the District Attorney’s Victim-Witness Assistance Program’s Crime Victim Emergency Fund.

The HOKA ONE ONE State Street Mile, featuring a gradual downhill, point-to-point course, is also a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event, showcasing the best Miles in America and throughout the year.

To register or for more information, go to: www.sbmile.com

2015 HOKA ONE ONE State Street Mile Prize Purse

MEN
1) $1000
2) $750
3) $500
4) $250
$1000 course bonus (3:49, Michael Coe, 2013)

WOMEN
1) $1000
2) $750
3) $500
4) $250
$1000 course bonus (4:33, Melissa McBain, 2005, and Tara Erdmann, 2012)

MASTERS MEN (40 & older)
1) $175
2) $100
3) $75

MASTERS WOMEN (40 & older)
1) $175
2) $100
3) $75

About HOKA ONE ONE
HOKA ONE ONE, a Deckers Brands company, is the fastest growing, premium running shoe brand in the world. Two life-long runners launched HOKA in 2009, after years spent handcrafting and shaping lightweight shoes with extra-thick midsoles. Initially embraced by ultrarunners because of their enhanced cushioning and inherent stability, HOKA now offers shoes for all types of runners who enjoy the unique ride the shoes provide. For more information, visit: www.hokaoneone.com

Tags: state street mile (13) , megan rheinschild (10) , hoka one one (45) , dog mile (11)

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!