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7 Must-Do Mile Road Races

September 21, 2015

Included in the list are BBTM Featured Events HOKA ONE ONE State Street Mile in Santa Barbara, CA and the Medtronic TC 1 Mile in Minneapolis, MN

By Ryan Wood, Competitor

The rallying cry among some in the running world is to “Bring Back the Mile!” And they’re not just talking about the track.

Mile road races are a great way to see just how fast you are, and there are several across the country that offer fast courses, scenery, raucous crowds and more!

Whether you want to ease into road racing gently or just want to hammer it for 5,280 feet, these races across the U.S. give you the opportunity to go hard in the classic, storied race distance.

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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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