Mile News

Amba Hotels title sponsor of City of London Mile

March 01, 2014

Part of hotel group’s commitment to support London’s cultural and sporting scene; inaugural event slated for Sunday, June 22

From Athletics Weekly

New 4-star hotel group Amba Hotels has been named as the title sponsor of the inaugural City of London Mile taking place on June 22.

The race, which earlier this year became one of London Athletics’ approved events and boasts 2011 World 1500m silver medalist Hannah England among its supporters, takes participants on a historic route taking in Mansion House, the Bank of England, Guildhall and St. Mary-le-Bow Church, as well as part of the London Olympic Marathon course.

Held for the first time in the year which marks 60 years since Sir Roger Bannister ran the world’s first sub-4 minute Mile, the City of London Mile comprises five events: the Family Mile, Youth Mile, Corporate Mile, International Mile and the City of London Mile which is open to everyone.

“Amba’s sponsorship of the City of London Mile is part of Amba’s ambition and commitment to support and be an active part of London’s cultural and sporting scene,” commented the hotel group’s CEO Belinda Atkins.

Continue reading at:

Tags: city of london mile (6)

Facebook Comments

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.

Become a Mile Maniac member or a BBTM sponsor today! Join us, and go Mile!

Join Us

Thanks for joining the movement and being a Mile Maniac. We'll keep you up to-date with our Mile wires as well as exclusive contests and opportunities. Help us spread the word by sharing our site and joining us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!