Grand Prix Standings

Through 3 of 4 races

MEN

1) Jeff See (SC), 12 points
2) Cory Leslie (SC), 10 points
2) Garrett Heath (WA), 10 pts
2) Jordan McNamara (OR), 10 pts


WOMEN

1) Heather Kampf (MN), 26 points*
2) Shannon Rowbury (OR), 10 pts
3) Gabriele Grunewald (MN), 8 pts
3) Morgan Uceny (MA), 8 pts
3) Rebecca Addison (MI), 8 pts

* Clinched 2015 BBTM GP Tour Title

Tour Prize Money Earned

Through 3 of 4 races

MEN

1) Cory Leslie (SC), $5000
1) Garrett Heath (WA), $5000
2) Jordan McNamara (OR), $4000
4) Jeff See (SC), $3800


WOMEN

1) Heather Kampf (MN), $10,000
2) Shannon Rowbury (OR), $5000
3) Rebecca Addison (MI), $3000
4) Gabriele Grunewald (MN), $2500

Bring Back the Mile GP Tour 2015

2015 grand prix tour includes four stops; total Tour prize purse exceeds $85,000 plus event bonuses; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” fan engagement contest

The total prize purse for the four Tour events exceeds $80,000 plus a $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 prize 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 as well as the person(s) who is closest to the men's or women's winning time at a Tour event will be in the running to win a Running Warehouse prize package, including footwear.

Tour news   2015 BBTM Mile Calendar    Athlete Bios

BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014 final press release HERE.


Minnesota Mile - Sun, Sept 13

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 event, the BBTM GP Tour 2015 finale, includes a number of race divisions including the professional Minnesota Mile with $20,000 in prize money.

BBTM Event Page & News Feed
Event Website

2014 Race & BBTM Grand Prix Champions
Jack Bolas (NC), 4:03
Heather Kampf (MN), 4:30

Race story and results HERE.

Camel City Indoor Mile - Sat, Jan 31

JDL Fast Track, Winston-Salem, NC

For 2015, JDL Fast Track set aside more than $15,000 in prize money, plus record bonuses and drew a national class field to kick-off the BBTM GP Tour, and the athletes did not disappoint - BAM! (see the below).

BBTM Event Page & News Feed
Event Website

2015 Race Champions
Cory Leslie (SC), 3:56.99*
Shannon Rowbury (OR), 4:22.66#

Race story HERE.

*Facility, event and North Carolina state records (previous facility, event and indoor state records, 3:57.81, Cory Leslie (USA / OH), 2013, and previous overall state record, 3:57.3, Ken Popejoy (USA / MI), Durham, NC, 05/12/74)

#Facility, event and North Carolina state records (previous facility, event and indoor state records, 4:35.07, Sara Vaughn (USA / OR), 02/01/14, and previous overall state record, 4:34.05, Heidi Gregson (AUS), Raleigh, NC, 08/01/14)

Medtronic TC 1 Mile - Thurs, May 14

Hennepin Avenue, downtown Minneapolis, MN

The 2015 Medtronic TC 1 Mile, the second Tour stop, is again the site of the USA 1 Mile Road Championships and boasts a prize purse of $25,000 plus a $10,000 event record bonus. New this year for 10th edition, point-to-point course down heart of Hennepin Avenue!

BBTM Event Page & News Feed
Event Website

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

Race story and results HERE.

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile - Fri, July 31

Downtown Pittsburgh, PA

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 4th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, the third Tour stop, offers $20,000 in American Development prize money with $4000 for each Open race champion.

BBTM Event Page & News Feed
Event Website


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

Race story and results HERE.


 

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