Mile News


Herrera, Lipari Win The Navy Mile

October 06, 2019

At the 5th edition, women’s champion shatters course record; BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 presented by Running Warehouse finale also crowns Herrera, Kampf Tour champions

Summary by Bring Back the Mile

WASHINGTON, DC - At the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 finale, The Navy Mile, on a cloudy Sunday...

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Sifan Hassan Wins 1500m World Title in Dominant Fashion

October 05, 2019

Eight women bettered the previous World Championship record in epic race; Hassan earned one-of-a-kind 1500-10,000m gold double!

By Steve Landells for the IAAF

DOHA, Qatar - On Saturday evening, Sifan Hassan completed the unprecedented 1500m and 10,000m double at the IAAF World Athletics...

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Dixon Hemphill, 94, Refuses to Let Cancer or Age Stop Him from Running

October 03, 2019

The Navy Mile, on Sunday morning, honors the local DC legend and WWII veteran: Lieutenant Commander Dixon Hemphill 70 & Over Heat

By Kelyn Soong, WashingtonCityPaper.com

Twenty years ago, doctors told Dixon Hemphill he would never run again.

He was riding his bike down a hill, going about...

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Meet the Miler: Heather Kampf

October 01, 2019

Queen of the Road Mile seeks title defense and record 4th BBTM Grand Prix Tour crown at The Navy Mile on Sunday, October 6 in the nation’s capital

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

Heather Kampf ends her roller coaster, at times frustrating season at The Navy Mile, where she is a two-time...

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