Mile News Tagged Frezer Legesse


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

Kampf Threepeats as Grand Blue Mile Champion

April 27, 2016

Noelle wins men's race; pair lead more than 3,500 runners through downtown course

From Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa – Heather Kampf successfully defended her Grand Blue Mile title for the second straight year on Tuesday evening, winning the women's Mile invitational race in 4 minutes, 37.52...

Read More comments

Seyaum, Gebremeskel Win B.A.A. Invitational Mile

April 18, 2015

Women's winner Dawit Seyaum, just 18, sets event record at 7th edition on Marathon Saturday

From Boston Athletic Association

BOSTON - Seeking shelter from both a headwind and her own inexperience on Saturday morning, Dawit Seyaum ran the first loop of the B.A.A. Invitational Mile tucked in...

Read More comments

2012 Olympian, 3-Time Champion Morgan Uceny Highlights B.A.A. Invitational Mile

April 10, 2015

Invitational races on Saturday, April 18 feature start / finish on Boylston Street at Boston Marathon® finish line and $14,500 prize purse.

From The Boston Athletic Association

BOSTON – The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced an elite field of world class competitors for the...

Read More comments

Inaugural Kansas Road Mile Draws Top Field

November 06, 2014

Americans Ben Blankenship, Frezer Legesse & Kristen Findley and 2009 World 1500m champion Yusuf Kamel expected in Wichita on Sunday, November 9

WICHITA, Kan. – The inaugural Kansas Road Mile Championship has drawn a top field including 2009 World 1500m champion Yusuf Kamel of Bahrain and top...

Read More comments

Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano Headlines GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 15, 2014

Men’s field also includes 2-time race runner-up Jordan McNamara; 3rd edition in downtown Pittsburgh features new American Pro Mile with a $20,000 prize purse; 4th stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – 2012 Olympic silver medalist and reigning USA 1 Mile road...

Read More comments

Legesse, Stepanova win inaugural Monumental Mile

June 10, 2014

"Mile races are hard to find so when you have them, you want to pack them," said Ebersole. "Elites typically don't get many chances to run this type of race."

By Autumn Allison, Indy Star

Four seconds may have kept Frezer Legesse from breaking the 4-minute barrier a second time this year, but...

Read More comments

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!