Bring Back the Mile GP Tour 2018
The BBTM Grand Prix Tour returns for its fifth year with five top U.S. Mile events, exciting racing action and overall prize money exceeding $110,000. For the fans, the Running Warehouse online contest also returns for each event with a chance at winning great prizes, including a pair of shoes, BBTM swag and more!
The guaranteed prize purse for the five Tour events totals $107,000 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 a $250 bonus for the Tour Performance-of-the-Year will be awarded per gender. #Tour2018
BBTM GP Tour Press Releases
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018 Schedule Announced
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2015 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014 Summary
Medtronic TC 1 Mile - Thurs, May 10
Gold Medal Park, downtown Minneapolis, MN
The Medtronic TC 1 Mile is one of the largest U.S. road Mile events. At 13th edition, join thousands of runners and race on a U-shaped 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! #TC1Mile
2018 Race Champions
Sam McEntee (AUS), 4:03
Emily Lipari (USA / MA), 4:40
2018 race story & results HERE.
GNC Live Well Liberty Mile - Fri, July 20
Downtown Pittsburgh, PA
This unique 1 Mile evening road race is short, fast and fun for the whole family in the Steel City's downtown. The event features six waves of runners from the recreational level to the elite level with competitors and participants alike. The 7th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile offers $25,000 in American Development prize money with $5000 for each Open race champion. #LibertyMile
Race story and results HERE.
Minnesota Mile - Fri, September 7
Downtown Duluth, MN
The Minnesota Mile, the home of the fastest Miles ever recorded in the state, features a loop course on the scenic Skyline Parkway near downtown Duluth. The 12th edition is contested in the evening with a number of race divisions including the professional Minnesota Mile that offers $17,000 in Open prize money. #MinnesotaMile
Race story and results HERE.
The Navy Mile - Sun, September 30
The Navy Mile on Pennsylvania Avenue presented by USAA is again the finale of the BBTM Grand Prix Tour and the 4th edition offers $15,000 in Open prize money. In addition, there is a $1000 bonus if the winner goes sub-4:00 (men) or sub-4:35 (women). #TheNavyMile
2017 Race Champions
Kirubel Erassa (USA / GA), 4:06
Eglay Nalyanya (KEN), 4:45
2017 race story and results HERE.
Grand Blue Mile - Tues, April 24
Downtown Des Moines, IA
The Grand Blue Mile is the Midwest’s premier community street run for all ages and abilities, and with 7 heats and 4,000-plus finishers, the event is the third largest U.S. road Mile. The 9th edition offers $25,000 in Open prize money overall and features a long U-shaped USATF-certified road course. The event again hosts the USA 1 Mile Championships. #GBM2018
2018 race story and results HERE.