Mile News Tagged Festival Of Miles


Festival of Miles Hosts RRCA National 1 Mile Road Championships in Tucson

May 19, 2017

Second edition offers $3,156 prize money in the Open, Masters and Tutu Mile divisions

From Run Tucson

TUCSON – On Friday evening, May 26, the RRCA National 1 Mile Road Championships will be contested in downtown Tucson, Arizona at the Festival of Miles. The second edition features a $3,156...

Read More comments

McNamara shines again, wins 4th Festival of Miles title

June 02, 2016

2,500 fans also witness thrilling girls high school Mile and boys high school Mile meet record by Jon Davis

By Ben Rosario, Festival of Miles

ST. LOUIS - The 9th Festival of Miles at St. Louis University High School on Thursday night saw the meet add three more sub-4 minute Mile performances...

Read More comments

Could the Mile be just the thing to entice new runners?

June 02, 2016

“The Mile is so embedded in American culture, and the near-ideal fitness distance is the Mile. Ten or 15 minutes of running and people get a health and fitness benefit.”

By Colleen Schrappen, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If running coach Ben Rosario is correct, witnessing elite Milers clock in...

Read More comments

Riverfront Mile Expands Festival of Miles Offerings to Downtown St. Louis

April 20, 2016

Friday evening, June 3 event features Strange Donuts Mile on “National Donut Day”

From The Festival of Miles Foundation

The Festival of Miles Foundation in conjunction with Big River Running brings a new event, The Riverfront Mile, to downtown St. Louis Friday, June 3, 2016.

The Riverfront...

Read More comments

Nike Title Sponsor of Festival of Miles

March 20, 2014

The sporting goods giant to sponsor annual charity track meet in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – The Festival of Miles Foundation announced today that Nike will be the new title sponsor for the Festival of Miles Charity Track Meet. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit runner Christopher Shaw, an...

Read More comments

Festival of Miles Announces 2014 Athlete in Need

February 27, 2014

Funds from June event will benefit Edwardsville native Christopher Shaw

ST. LOUIS – The Festival of Miles Foundation announced today that proceeds from the 2014 Festival of Miles Charity Track Meet will benefit Christopher Shaw. Shaw, 21, is currently in remission after a difficult bout with...

Read More comments

Big River Running Festival of Miles: Stepping Stone to Olympic Dreams

March 14, 2013

St. Louis Track Club Men’s Mile champion could take home $4000, including $1000 meet record bonus; Leo Manzano’s 2009 performance stepping stone for his 2012 Olympic silver medal

By Bring Back the Mile

ST. LOUIS - On a late May evening in 2009, a collegiate star and 2008 Olympian from the...

Read More comments

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...

Read More comments

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...

Read More comments

Festival of Miles to Benefit Injured Runner

May 08, 2012

Track meet expected to draw more than 1,200 fans

ST. LOUIS - (May 8, 2012) – Big River Running Company has announced that proceeds from the fifth Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour will go to the family of Chris Lister. Lister was badly injured after being hit by a car while running in...

Read More comments

Page 1 of 2 pages  1 2 > 

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!