April 01, 2017
President Trump’s edict officially recognizes storied distance’s embedded place in the country’s cultural DNA and history
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (April 1, 2017) – President Donald Trump today has signed and issued Executive Order #359 that makes the Mile the official distance in America...
April 01, 2016
Four city tour includes Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago and Las Vegas; $1 million prize purse plus $1 million bonus for 4-stop, 4-shot champions; live broadcast on Netflix; 4-laps, 4-shots, 1 staggering champion!
By Kari Nation, TMZ.com
LOS ANGELES – (April 1, 2016) – In response to the...
April 02, 2015
Just for a fleeting second...the story put out yesterday by Bring Back the Mile had me expostulating.
By Mike Rowbottom, Inside the Games
I like to think I would have spotted the one about the Olympic Games being replaced by the Hunger Games.
Likewise the story which appeared in the media...
April 01, 2015
Bring Back the Mile calls decision by USATF President “misguided, undemocratic” and asks its supporters to fight the ban and to use hashtag #StopSteph.
By Ian Stewart IV, Associated Press
NEW YORK – (April 1, 2015) – Outgoing USA Track & Field President Stephanie Hightower has banned the...
April 01, 2014
$359.4 million offer declined by BBTM because “the Mile is worth more, way more.”
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate and celebrate the storied distance, has confirmed its rejection of a $359.4 million buyout offer by Facebook. TechCrunch amongst other...
April 01, 2013
George Soros, Karl Rove find common ground with $1 million pledge to Bring Back the Mile
NEW YORK – (April 1, 2013) – Forget the sequester, the big news out of Washington, DC is an unprecedented partnership between political opposites George Soros and Karl Rove and their respective Super PACs...
April 01, 2012
Special emergency meeting approves Mile for 2012 London Olympic track & field schedule
LAUSANNE, Switzerland – (April 1, 2012) – In an unprecedented emergency meeting and vote, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has dropped the 1500 meters for the Mile as an Olympic track event effective...