May 26, 2018
“That’s why some meets like the Prefontaine keep the Mile. They understand how important it is.”
By August Howell
For nearly every professional sport, there are certain numbers and statistics that are recognized as a pinnacle of achievement: Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Kareem...
April 27, 2018
5th event edition celebrates storied distance for runners of all ages & abilities
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - Now in its fifth year, the Nash UNC Health Care Rocket Mile returns to the streets of Downtown Rocky Mount on Sunday, May 6 at 2:00pm as the Road Runners Club of America National Championship...
February 13, 2018
5th Tour edition with 5 stops offers total Tour prize purse of more than $110,000; Grand Blue Mile opens 2018 racing season on Tuesday, April 24 in Des Moines; Running Warehouse’s fan engagement online contest again tied to each Tour event
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the...
December 21, 2017
Record prize money awarded exceeds $500,000, Blankenship & Lipari win BBTM Grand Prix Tour titles, one more U.S. HSer sub-4, the brothers Ingebrigtsen make history, greatest women’s Mile ever and more highlight year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
Since the Bring Back the Mile launch in...
November 15, 2017
“Have fun. Don’t worry or think about pace or effort. If you see some flowers, stop to smell them or hug a tree and then continue on your recovery run."
By Duncan Larkin, MotivRunning.com
It may seem counterintuitive that sometimes the best way to properly rest after a tough workout is to...
October 01, 2017
Grand prix tour with 5 stops awarded more than $100,000 plus $10,000 #Tour2017 GP purse; Clayton Murphy & Emily Lipari earn Tour Performance-of-the-Year bonus; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” online contest at every stop for fourth edition
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – At the Bring Back the...
June 04, 2017
Event record 8 men go sub-4 minutes at the “fastest Mile in the west”; 18th edition draws 1,200 entrants; race proceeds go to Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Crime Victim Emergency Fund
By Ryan Lamppa, Mile wire
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (June 4, 2017) – On an overcast, cool Sunday morning,...
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...
April 06, 2017
I admire what Ryan Lamppa and ‘Bring Back the Mile’ are doing... We should definitely bring back the Mile and there is some impetus which would surely help track & field in this country.
By Gary Cohen, GaryCohenRunning.com
Don Bowden is the first American to run a sub-4:00 Mile which he did...
April 01, 2017
President Trump’s edict officially recognizes storied distance’s embedded place in the country’s cultural DNA and history
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (April 1, 2017) – President Donald Trump today has signed and issued Executive Order #359 that makes the Mile the official distance in America...
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