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Bring Back the Mile on The Competitors

April 02, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

Ryan Lamppa and David Monico appeared on The Competitors to discuss Bring Back the Mile's mission to get U.S. High School state federations to drop the 1600 meters for the Mile as well as celebrating the history and magic of the Mile. The Competitors is a weekly radio show hosted by Competitor's Bob Babbitt and Paul Huddle. A triathlete by trade, Huddle wrote about his quest to run a fast Mile in "Mindless Moments."

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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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