Mile News Tagged Manzano Mile


Austin Marathon 2018 Weekend Adds Manzano Mile

December 01, 2017

Namesake Leo Manzano, Olympic silver medalist and 2018 Austin Marathon Race Ambassador, to host road race event

AUSTIN, Texas - High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, introduces the Manzano Mile, set to take place on Saturday,...

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Running (and chatting) a magic Mile with Manzano

August 07, 2013

In America, "When they ask you how fast you run, it’s always about how fast you run the Mile rather than the 1500.”

By Alex Mills, Athletics Weekly

When most people think of the Mile, names such as Seb Coe, Steve Ovett and Steve Cram are sure to spring to mind. The name Leo Manzano is perhaps...

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Why You Need to Participate in the Manzano Mile in 2014

March 25, 2013

By Leah Fisher Nyfeler, Austin Fit Magazine

I confess:  The thought of running at an all-comers track meet had me scared to death. I’ve never been in a track meet, although I cheered my son on enthusiastically when he was in middle school (he ran hurdles) and then again when he ran cross...

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Mile Guide: adidas Meet of Champions & Manzano Mile

March 22, 2013

2013 outdoor High School season kicks off with first adidas Dream Mile qualifier; Manzano Mile supports community in Austin, TX

By Bring Back the Mile

The Meet of Champions at Azusa Pacific University enters its 23rd year with an incredible day of distance races, showcasing some of Southern...

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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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