Grand Prix Standings

Through 1 of 5 races

MEN

1) Matthew Centrowitz (OR), 10 points
2) Cory Leslie (SC), 8 pts
3) Graham Crawford (NC), 6 pts
4) Brandon Hudgins (NC), 4 pts


WOMEN

1) Shannon Rowbury (OR), 10 points
2) Stephanie Garcia (SC), 8 pts
3) Heidi See (AUS), 6 pts
4) Heather Kampf (MN), 4 pts

 

Tour Prize Money Earned

Through 1 of 5 races

MEN

1) Matthew Centrowitz (OR), $5000
2) Cory Leslie (SC), $2000
3) Brandon Hudgins (NC), $500


WOMEN

1) Shannon Rowbury (OR), $5000
2) Stephanie Garcia (SC), $2000
3) Heidi See (AUS), $1000
4) Heather Kampf (MN), $500

 

 

 

 

 

Bring Back the Mile GP Tour 2016

The BBTM GP Tour 2016 returns for its third year with five events and prize money totaling more than $100,000. For the fans, the Running Warehouse Pick-the-Winner contest also returns for each event with a chance at winning great prizes, including a pair of shoes and more! #WhoYaGot?

The total prize purse for the five Tour events exceeds $95,000 plus an additional $10,000 for the Grand Prix athletes. Per Tour event per gender, top 6 will score points (10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1) with the top 4 scorers earning Grand Prix money ($2500, $1000, $750 and $500) plus, new this year, a $250 bonus for the Tour Performance-of-the-Year will be awarded per gender.

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Tour news   BBTM Mile Calendar    Athlete Bios

BBTM GP Tour Press Releases
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 Launch
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2015 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014 Summary

Previous BBTM GP Tour Champions
2014 Jack Bolas & Heather Kampf
2015 Jack Bolas & Heather Kampf


Camel City Elite Mile - Sat, Jan 30

JDL Fast Track, Winston-Salem, NC

The Camel City Elite Mile kicked off the BBTM GP Tour 2016 with world-leading performances, and JDL Fast Track awarded more than $15,000 in prize money for the Camel City Elite Miles presented by Champion and Mellow Mushroom Winston-Salem plus facility bonus money ($1000).


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2016 Race Champions
Matthew Centrowitz (OR), 3:54.02*
Shannon Rowbury (OR), 4:26.01

Race story and results HERE.

*Facility, event and absolute North Carolina state records (previous facility, event and indoor state records, 3:56.99, Cory Leslie (USA / SC), 2015)

Medtronic TC 1 Mile - Thurs, May 12

Gold Medal Park, downtown Minneapolis, MN

The Medtronic TC 1 Mile is the second largest road Mile in the country! Join thousands of runners and race on a new course in downtown Minneapolis near beautiful Gold Medal Park and alongside the Mississippi River and then stay to cheer on professional runners battle it out for Mile glory and a $25,000 prize purse. The 2016 event is also the site of the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships.

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2015 Race Champions
Garrett Heath (WA), 4:09
Heather Kampf (MN), 4:46

Race story and results HERE.

West Chester Mile - Thurs, August 11

West Chester, PA

The inaugural Boxcar Mile took place at Henderson High School on Thursday evening, August 13, 2015 with the Citizen's Races starting at 6:45pm. There were Citizen heats based on seed times. The West Chester Running Company women's elite race was at 7:55pm with 6 deep prize money starting at $1200. The Hoey Investments men's elite race started at 8:05pm with 6 deep prize money starting at $1200. There was a total prize purse of $8400 available. The 2016 edition is slated to include a $15,000 prize purse.

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Event Website

2015 Race Champions
Jack Bolas (NJ), 3:58.63
Rachel Schneider (DC), 4:31.04

 

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile - Fri, August 26 (tentative)

Downtown Pittsburgh, PA

This unique 1 Mile road race is short, fast and fun for the whole family in the Steel City. It features six waves of runners from the recreational level to the elite level with competitors and participants alike. The 5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, offers $20,000 in American Development prize money with $4000 for each Open race champion.

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Event Website


2015 Race Champions
Jordan McNamara (OR), 3:59 (tied event record)
Heather Kampf (MN), 4:33, BBTM GP Tour champion

Race story and results HERE.

Minnesota Mile - Sun, September 11

Duluth, MN

The Minnesota Mile is run on a point-to-point course running through the heart of downtown Duluth on Superior Street and is the Home of the fastest Miles clocked in Minnesota! The 10th edition, the BBTM GP Tour 2016 finale, includes a number of race divisions including the professional Minnesota Mile with $20,100 in prize money.

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Event Website

2015 Race Champions
Jack Bolas
(NJ), 4:06.3, BBTM GP Tour champion
Gabriele Grunewald (MN), 4:38.0

Race story and results HERE.


 

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