Bring Back the Mile GP Tour 2014
Inaugural grand prix tour includes six stops; total Tour prize purse exceeds $90,000; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” fan engagement contest
The total prize purse for the six Tour events exceeds $85,000 plus $7500 for the Grand Prix purse. Per Tour event per gender, top 6 will score points (10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1) with the top 4 Grand Prix scorers earning GP money ($2000, $1000, $500 and $250).
The Running Warehouse “Pick-the-Winner” contest offers fan engagement at each Tour stop. HOW IT WORKS: the person who picks the men’s or women’s winner at a Tour event will have their name put into a random drawing for one of two Running Warehouse $50 gift certificates.
Michigan Mile - Aug 22
The Michigan Mile will kick-off the HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races weekend with an exciting Friday night opportunity for all ages and ability. The Michigan Mile will also feature a new course and a Professional Men's & Women's Mile with a $10,000 prize purse.BBTM Event Page & News Feed
Grandma's Minnesota Mile - Sep 7
The Grandma’s Minnesota Mile is run on a point-to-point course running through the heart of downtown Duluth on Superior Street. Home of the fastest Miles run in Minnesota! The event includes a number of race divisions including the professional Minnesota Mile with more than $20,000 in prize money.BBTM Event Page & News Feed
Medtronic TC 1 Mile - May 8
Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN
The 2014 event was cancelled due to severe weather conditions. Join thousands of runners and race down Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, and then stay to cheer on professional runners battle it out for Mile glory and a $25,000 prize purse.BBTM Event Page & News Feed
Camel City Indoor Mile - Feb 1
JDL Fast Track, Winston-Salem, NC
In 2013, Cory Leslie broke the North Carolina State indoor Mile record with a 3:57.81 clocking. For 2014, JDL Fast Track has set aside more than $7500 in prize money and added a women's Mile.
Ryan Shay Mile - July 26
The Ryan Shay Mile is an “invite-only” event on a straight, flat, fast, and certified Mile course. Thousands of spectators line the course from approximately the half mile mark to the finish. In 2014, runners from around the country will compete for $4000 in prize money!
2014 Race Champions
Rob Finnerty (SC), 3:56.98
Heather Kampf (MN), 4:21.39, event record
Race story HERE.
GNC Live Well Liberty Mile - Aug 1
Pittsburgh, PAPick-the-Winner Contest!
This unique 1 Mile road race is short, fast and fun for the whole family. It features six waves of runners from the recreational level to the elite level with competitors and participants alike. The GNC Live Well Liberty Mile offers more than $20,000 in prize money with $4000 for each Open race champion.BBTM Event Page & News Feed