August 28, 2021
Women’s race champion clocks fastest Mile on Washington state soil to collect $5000 bonus
Race reports by Scott Spruill & Luke Thompson, Yakima Herald-Republic & BBTM
YAKIMA, Wash. – Reaching North First Street, Nikki Hiltz knew it was time to go. Or very likely lose.
So when the road Mile...
August 24, 2021
Top men’s & women’s fields expected, vying for $23,500 plus record & time bonus money; second edition benefits the YWCA Yakima and it family services program
YAKIMA, Wash. – The Olympics may be over, but the competition for the title as the world’s fastest Mile runner definitely is not, and...
June 04, 2021
“This race is a chance for the community to come together to provide awareness and support the YWCA and its domestic violence initiatives."
By Carol Barany, Yakima Magazine
Early in the evening of May 6, 1954, after the rain clouds cleared and blustery winds finally died down, a rainbow...
December 20, 2019
Longstanding indoor and outdoor Mile world records broken; Herrera & Kampf BBTM Grand Prix Tour champions and more BBTM Effect!
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
The Bring Back the Mile campaign was launched in January 2012 to elevate & celebrate the storied distance, and over the past 8...
October 10, 2019
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What were your favorite BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 moments? From the top 4 Tour “Mile Moments” of the Year per gender, your vote will help determine the top two Tour Moments. The winning moment athletes, who...
October 06, 2019
6th edition presented by Running Warehouse featured 5 stops awarding more than $110,000 plus a $10,000 GP purse
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – At the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 finale, The Navy Mile, on a cloudy Sunday morning in Washington, DC, Daniel Herrera, 26, from New Orleans, LA, won the men’s...
June 08, 2019
At inaugural event, Therese Haiss takes women's title; $28,800 awarded in elite races; second stop on the BBTM GP Tour 2019 presented by Running Warehouse
Race summary from Yakima Herald-Republic & BBTM
YAKIMA, Wash. — For the inaugural Virginia Mason Memorial Downtown Yakima Mile, the first...
June 07, 2019
Kampf, Haiss, Herrera, Haney, Tripp, Harris, Bartelsmeyer top fields; $23,800 Elite prize purse; second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 presented by Running Warehouse
By Luke Thompson, Yakima Herald-Republic
The organizers for Saturday’s inaugural Downtown Yakima Mile figured if they could...
June 06, 2019
Second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 features more than $25,000 in prize money for its inaugural event: "We're going to put Yakima on the map!"
By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile
Build it and they will come. Thanks to Kevin Costner, it’s as cliché as it gets in sports and business. For...
March 26, 2019
6th Tour edition presented by Running Warehouse showcases 5 leading U.S. Mile races and top Mile athletes; total Tour prize purse exceeds $110,000
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate & celebrate the iconic distance, has announced the 6th edition of its...
March 27, 2019
Inaugural road race, set for Saturday, June 8, offers $25,000 prize purse; also second stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019
By Mai Hoang, Yakima Herald-Republic
YAKIMA, Wash. -- Two Yakima natives and former college track competitors will bring a new Mile road race to town in June with more...