The Manzano Mile

The Manzano Mile

March 24,

Austin, TX

The Manzano Mile, hosted by U.S. Olympian Leo Manzano, is an all-comers track meet consisting of individual mile and mile relay events. Individual mile events range from Age Groups 10 years to Grand Masters (50+), and there are special relay categories for Corporate/City, Fit Industry, and Media teams.

For Kids is the 1379 Kids Quarter "Future Milers of America" a free 400 meter event for kids 9 and under. The event closes with the Open Male and Female mile race. Event participants will receive an event T-Shirt, food, and drink with registration. Live bands will play on the infield during the event. Spectators are welcome to come out and watch the excitement.

The Texas School for the Deaf, located in central Austin, will serve as the host venue.

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4 Minutes with a Miler - Leo Manzano

March 22, 2012

Podcast series kicks off with Leo Manzano discussing why the Mile is important, breaking four minutes, and the Manzano Mile. It is hosted by Duncan Larkin with the audio available below and through the iTunes store. For complete the complete transcript click here.



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