Mile News Tagged State Guide


State Mile Guide: #2 Pennsylvania

March 13, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 12, 1787
Capital: Harrisburg
Motto: Virtue, Liberty and Independence

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a rich Mile history with the "State of Independence" hosting some of the fastest and most exciting Mile races in the United States. The historic Penn Relays...

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State Mile Guide: #1 Delaware

March 07, 2013

Date of Statehood: December 7, 1787
Capital: Dover
Motto: Liberty and Independence

Delaware is one of only a handful of states in which no athlete has broken the 4 minute Mile barrier on its soil. Vic Zwolak, born in Wilmington, DE, is one of the most accomplished Milers leading all...

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