The Manzano Milepresented by Dole returns as part of Austin Marathon weekend and is hosted by event namesake Leo Manzano, two-time U.S. Olympian & 2012 London Olympics 1500m silver medalist.
The event prize purse totals $6000 for the top three male and female finishers in the Open Division as well the top male and female finishers in the Masters (40 - 49) and Grand Masters (50-plus) Division. In the Open Division, each champion will earn $1200, runner-up takes home $800 and third place will pocket $400. In the Masters and Grand Masters Division, first place male and female will earn $300 each
In addition, the top three finishers will receive awards based on the following male and female age groups: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, Masters (40-49) and Grand Masters (50-plus). There will be six heats or waves, running approximately every 15 minutes. The Manzano Mile will conclude with the Future Milers of America Kids Run and an untimed Mile that’s perfect for the entire family to complete together.
The second edition will begin at 11:00am and take place entirely on Riverside Drive next to the Health & Fitness Expo at Palmer Events Center. Participants will receive a bib, a one-of-a-kind Manzano Mile race shirt and post-race drinks & snacks. Packet pick up will take place on-site and begin Saturday morning at 9:00am. Registration is $30 and $10 for children. Current Austin Marathon and Half Marathon registrants will also receive a 50% discount when they add the Manzano Mile during their registration. Participants can register for the Manzano Mile on the Austin Marathon website.
The Manzano Mile is also a BBTM Featured Event, showcasing America's best Mile races throughout the year.
2018 Inaugural Manzano Mile Champions
Daniel Herrera (USA / LA), 4:11.35
Dana Mecke (USA / TX), 4:47.08
The Austin Marathon Manzano Mile presented by Dole to offer $6000 elite field prize purse
AUSTIN, Texas – High Five Events, one of the largest privately owned event production companies in the United States, introduces Dole Packaged Foods LLC as presenting sponsor for the 2018 Manzano Mile, set...