April 21, 2017
USA 1 Mile Road Championships returns to Des Moines, IA under the leadership of new Franklin P. Johnson Drake Relays Director Blake Boldon; $30,000 overall prize purse welcomes the country’s best Milers to the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2017 opener
By Bring Back the Mile
One of only four sub-4...
April 01, 2017
President Trump’s edict officially recognizes storied distance’s embedded place in the country’s cultural DNA and history
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (April 1, 2017) – President Donald Trump today has signed and issued Executive Order #359 that makes the Mile the official distance in America...
March 03, 2017
Gregoreks pass Keinos, now #1 combo: “When we found out we got the fastest combination we were kind of laughing about it—it’s a fun bragging rights thing.”
By Erin Strout, Runner's World
Johnny Gregorek, a member of the New Jersey-New York Track Club, knew the indoor Mile race at Boston...
February 16, 2017
4th Tour edition includes 5 stops; total Tour prize purse exceeds $110,000; Grand Blue Mile opens 2017 season on Tuesday, April 25 in Des Moines; Running Warehouse’s fan engagement contest also tied to each Tour event
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate...
February 04, 2017
5th Camel City Elite indoor meet yields fast times and awards more than $40,000 in prize money and bonuses
From JDL Fast Track
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 5th Camel City Elite at the JDL Fast Track indoor facility on Saturday afternoon saw some outstanding performances led by 2016 Olympic 5000...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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