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Making the Most of Your Mile: Liberty Mile

July 26, 2012

America's #1 sports city hosts a fast, hot, $25,000 Mile showdown

By Bring Back the Mile

PITTSBURGH - We sat down with Patrice Matamoros, Race Director for the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event Partner. A passionate Steel City resident and road race...

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Athletes Compete to Honor Ryan Shay

July 22, 2012

By David Monti, (c) 2011 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved

Ryan Shay was the workhorse of American marathon running before his sudden death at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in New York at 28-years-old.  Shay, who ran for Notre Dame and later won the 2003 USA Marathon title, was...

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Push to Bring Back the Mile to Track Competition

June 11, 2012

By Katie Zak, Essential Public Radio

PITTSBURGH, Pa . - The Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon is partnering with a health and nutrition company to host the first GNC Liberty Mile run. It is expected to be the third largest competitive one-Mile road race in the United States.

The event will...

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GNC, Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. Announce Inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

June 06, 2012

$25,000 prize purse with $4000 for each Open race champion; part of Bring Back the Mile national campaign

PITTSBURGH, Pa. –  GNC Holdings, Inc., the nation's largest specialty retailer of health, wellness and sports nutrition products, is proud to partner with Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon,...

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Group seeks to ‘Bring Back the Mile’

May 30, 2012

By Andrew Wagaman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Ryan Lamppa is missing a story that he knows is out there.

Narratives of people's most memorable mile runs have arrived in his inbox. They come from pro runners who have flirted with the four-minute mark, a man who relives a full-uniform military...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour

May 29, 2012

Community, food and fun in St. Louis

By Bring Back the Mile

ST. LOUIS - 2012 marks the fifth Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour. Taking place at St. Louis University High School on Thursday, May 31, festivities begin at 6:30pm with the GO! St. Louis Healthy Kids Mile and is...

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May 26 - June 3 Mile Guide

May 25, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

In a special Memorial Day edition of the Mile Guide we prepare you for the next eight days in the calendar taking you through some good 'ol mid-west Mile fun, one big 'ol international Mile in TrackTown and Mile events right in our own back yard.

Beginning on Saturday,...

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Miller, Kampf Win USA 1 Mile Road Titles

May 18, 2012

Medtronic TC 1 Mile hosts national championships; more than 2,500 participants at 8th edition under warm, windy conditions in Minnesota

By Charlie Mahler, Running USA wire

MINNEAPOLIS – (May 17, 2012) – Minnesota native Heather Kampf and former University of Wisconsin star Craig Miller won...

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May 17-20 Mile Guide

May 16, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

While we did not have any major Mile news, we do have to give two great performances their due at the Metric Mile distance. First, at the Samsung Diamond League Meet in Doha last week, Oregon Track Club's Russell Brown grabbed the Olympic "A" standard at 1500 meters with...

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Team USA Minnesota’s Kampf, Peyton, Rombough to Compete at USA 1 Mile Road Championships

May 14, 2012

Top U.S. Milers expected at Medtronic TC 1 Mile on Thursday, May 17

MINNEAPOLIS – (May 14, 2012) – Three Team USA Minnesota athletes – Heather Kampf, Meghan Peyton and Chris Rombough – will compete at the USA 1 Mile Road Championships on Thursday evening, May 17. The national championships are...

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