Mile News Tagged Long Island Mile


What makes a meet great from an athlete’s perspective

March 13, 2017

Athletes want to be seen. Both for their self-esteem and for their sponsors who are paying them to be seen in their gear.

By Kyle Merber, Citius Mag

Everyone is so concerned with putting on good track meets to entertain the fans, but what do the athletes want? Maybe we have needs too! There...

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Long Island Mile Record Could Go Down at HOKA ONE ONE Long Island Mile

August 31, 2015

The inaugural event will take place on Wednesday, September 9; men's elite field features several sub-4 Milers including the event's organizer Kyle Merber.

By Paige McAtee, Patch

Local runners are set to toe the line at a meet that’s looking to have elite athletes race to break the Long...

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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.

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.

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