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Making the Most of Your Mile: The Magnificent Mile

September 11, 2014

Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series speaks with Sarah Witt, Magnificent Mile founder and race director, on an event that is accessible and fun for all.

By Bring Back the Mile

The Magnificent Mile is entering its ninth year in Raleigh, North Carolina and paved the way for other...

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Minnesota Mile Elite Field Announced

September 03, 2014

The 8th edition, with a $20,100 prize purse, is the finale of the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014; final GP positions and prize money will be decided in Duluth

From Minnesota Mile

DULUTH, Minn. - A premier class of one-Mile runners is assembled for Sunday’s Minnesota Mile...

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McNamara Sets Meet & State Record at Nike Festival of Miles

June 05, 2014

Event record crowd of more than 2,000 treated to 4 men sub-4 minutes and 7 boys under 4:10 for the Mile at 7th edition

ST. LOUIS –  An event record crowd of more than 2,000 watched the fastest edition yet of the Nike Festival of Miles on Thursday evening. Temperatures in the 70s with little to...

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Re:RUN San Diego Meet Preview

May 03, 2013

By Scott Bush, Runnerspace

One of the most unique presentations of a track meet this year takes place this Saturday in sunny San Diego. With general 5K and 10K road races taking place, leading into a four event, middle distance track showcase, Re:RUN works to bridge the gap between general road...

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Kisorio Kicks to Win Inaugural Solvang Mile

October 06, 2012

Debut event draws Mile Maniacs to Danish-centric California community

By David Monico, The Mile wire

SOLVANG, Calif. – (October 6, 2012) – Perfect race temperatures and a warm Danish community greeted the elite Men's Mile field toeing the line at The Solvang Mile on Saturday morning. At the...

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Solvang Mile

October 03, 2012

By John Zant, Santa Barbara Independent

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Bring Back the Mile is a national campaign to establish the Mile (as opposed to 1500 meters) as the preferred middle-distance running event. The four-minute Mile is still a gold standard among athletic achievements. Several men...

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Registration Open for Solvang Mile

September 27, 2012

By Willis Jacobson, The Santa Ynez Valley Journal

Registration is still open as the final details are being ironed out for the Solvang Mile, a fun run through the streets of Solvang that will take place Saturday, Oct. 6.

The race, which organizers are hoping becomes an annual event, will...

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Inaugural Solvang Mile Draws Top U.S. Men’s Milers

September 25, 2012

October 6 road race features age group heats leading to the Elite Men’s Mile and the sub-4 minute Mile quest

SOLVANG, Calif. – (September 25, 2012) – On Saturday, October 6, the streets of Solvang, California are going to be packed with athletes of all ages and abilities chasing their fastest...

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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.

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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.

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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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