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Olympians, International Pros & Rising Stars Ready to Race to Camel City

January 30, 2017

Chelimo, Bishop, Oliver and Manzano headline February 4th indoor meet to be streamed live online by RunnerSpace; 5th edition to award more than $50,000 in prize money and bonuses

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has announced deep fields for the 5th Camel City Elite, to be held in...

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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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Toni’s Take on Inaugural Kalakaua Merrie Mile

December 12, 2016

Honolulu Marathon weekend road event draws more than 1,300 finishers with professional handicap gender challenge won by teenager Edwin Kiptoo in sub-4

By Toni Reavis

HONOLULU – Oh, you could see this one coming a Mile away. 18-year-old Kenyan Edwin Kiptoo was obviously the wildcard at this...

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Olympic Medalist Nick Willis: How to Run a Faster Mile

December 10, 2016

"To run the Mile, we need to run like children, which means getting off your heels and onto your toes."

By Rachel Sturtz, NY Magazine

While a masochistic segment of the running community continues to push the boundaries of human suffering in ultramarathons, another group is returning to the...

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Olympian, Mile legend Jim Ryun delivers message of encouragement in Lancaster

November 19, 2016

"I've encouraged the next generations of runners, which is in part what my wife and I like to do. So many people have contributed to who we are that it's an opportunity to give back to the next generation."

By Steve Navaroli, LancasterOnline

As a three-time Olympian and politician, Jim Ryun...

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Queen of the Road Mile Heather Kampf: Tips for Success

November 08, 2016

Three-time BBTM Grand Prix Tour champion has recorded 24 road Mile wins since 2011!

By Bring Back the Mile

Like no other runner, Heather Kampf has become a master of the road Mile or as she is affectionately known, The Queen of the Road Mile. Since the fall of 2011, the three-time BBTM Grand...

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Oceanside Turkey Trot adds senior Mile

November 05, 2016

Senior running superstar Anne Garrett spokeswoman for one-of-a-kind Tri-City Medical Center Festival of Senior Miles on Wednesday, November 23

By Promise Yee, The Coast News

OCEANSIDE — The 11th Oceanside Turkey Trot has added two age 60-plus events this year, the senior Mile walk / run and...

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The Jim Ryun, Mile Legend, Interview

October 28, 2016

We need to be far more fan-friendly and that’s why I’m so pleased with ‘Bring Back the Mile’ and what they have been able to do. It’s one of those efforts where we realize they are investing in the future and the public and it helps people to identify with it all.

By Gary Cohen,...

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Fastest Married Couple Mile PR Combo

October 25, 2016

Top 10 talented track tandems span over a 30-plus year period

By Bring Back the Mile

The recent marriage of top Mile athletes Aisha Praught & Will Leer prompted BBTM to compile a list of the fastest married couples in the Mile. Sitting at the top of the talented tandems are three-time U.S....

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Morning Mile delivers more than fitness

October 09, 2016

The exercise routine showed how easily children can be active with little need for equipment or resources... and being physically active can have a positive effect on a child’s performance in the classroom.

By Katie Sands, WalesOnline

A morning routine where schoolchildren walk around their...

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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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