Mile News Tagged Doug Binder


The Next Chapter: Alan Webb

October 22, 2012

By Doug Binder, Armory Track

As Alan Webb drove into the teeth of a North Dakota rainstorm last Wednesday night, the U.S. record holder in the Mile was looking forward to new horizons on his latest trek west.

Webb is a new father and has set his sights on new goals. For more than a decade he...

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Nike campers to run exhibition mile at Trials

June 29, 2012

By Doug Binder, ESPN / Dyestat

The third Nike Elite Camp will bring together 20 top high school cross country runners and the program includes an exhibition mile that will be held on June 29 at Hayward Field.

As a stipulation mandated by NCAA rules, the shoe-company sponsored event has to...

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Bile, Burcham and Margey break through

June 17, 2012

By Doug Binder, ESPN / Dyestat

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- All three of them had built stellar resumes, made numerous appearances in big national races, and produced a lot of near-misses.

But Ahmed Bile (Annandale, Va.), Jacob Burcham (Ona, W.V.) and Kelsey Margey (Long Island, N.Y.) all became...

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First stop Buckley, next stop New York City

May 07, 2012

By Doug Binder, ESPN.com

BUCKLEY, Wash. - There are just three stop lights in Buckley, Wash., the small town located in the foothills halfway between the city of Seattle and the summit of Mt. Rainier. There’s just one restaurant, Wally’s, a drive-in that’s popular with the high school kids.

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Bringing buzz back to the mile

January 18, 2012

By Doug Binder, ESPN / Dyestat

A new campaign aimed at promoting the traditional mile – while eradicating the 1,600 meters – is about to take off, and organizers say it is an important step toward connecting the sport of track and field with the general public again.

David Monico and Ryan...

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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.

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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.

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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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