Mile News

Jenny Simpson and Alisa Harvey to Air on The Runaround

February 19, 2012

Interviews with Jenny Simpson and Alisa Harvey to Air on The Runaround

BALTIMORE, Md. – (February 19, 2012) – The hosts of Running Maryland’s The Runaround will talk to 2011 1500-meter World Champion Jenny Simpson in an exclusive interview to be played on the air this Monday, February 20, at...

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Group seeks higher profile for the Mile

February 15, 2012

By Eddie Pells, AP National Writer

It's the race that cemented Roger Bannister's name into history and the distance that everyday runners use to gauge their progress and pace.

Yet, over the years, the Mile has been cut out of most mainstream track meets, replaced by metric numbers that don't...

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ESPN 1300 - The Runaround Interview

February 14, 2012

Bring Back the Mile and supporter, Marty Liquori, sat down with Running Maryland's The Runaround show on ESPN 1300 (Monday @ 5:00pm EST). Watch the complete show on Running Maryland's YouTube channel

Part 1 of Interview

Part 2 of Interview

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An Open Love Letter to the Mile

February 14, 2012

Dear Mile:

You were our First Love from the first time that we set eyes on your classic beauty & rich history; it's been a wonderful 140-plus years together. From the time Edward Merritt (USA) ran 4:43.8 in 1877 to Great Britian's Sir Roger Bannister's ground breaking, and now iconic, first...

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Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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