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The Mile Bridges Partisan Divide as Rival Super PACs Partner

April 01, 2013

George Soros, Karl Rove find common ground with $1 million pledge to Bring Back the Mile and to bring America together

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...

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Morton Games Becomes First Bring Back the Mile International Partner

February 27, 2013

Historic Irish Mile attracts international talent each year including top Americans

By Bring Back the Mile & Morton Games

The Morton Games and Bring Back the Mile (BBTM) announce that they have entered into a partnership to support the storied Morton Mile, a race with a rich history going...

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Bring Back the Mile Announces Anniversary Contest Winner

February 21, 2013

Nathan Bickell and Shai Ben-Dor win $359 Running Warehouse gift certificate for their #IAMTHEMILE video to be featured in BBTM’s anniversary video

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (February 21, 2013) – Nathan Bickell and Shai Ben-Dor of Ithaca, NY are the winners of the Bring Back the Mile Anniversary...

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State of the Mile Report: 2012

December 28, 2012

And the future looks bright for the iconic distance in the USA

By Bring Back the Mile

On January 19, 2012, Bring Back the Mile launched with a cardboard sign and video: the start of a movement to return America’s Distance, the Mile, to prominence and to leverage the emotional appeal of this...

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Bring Back the Mile Launches Anniversary Contest

December 12, 2012

$359 Running Warehouse gift certificate for the winning video or photo to be featured in BBTM’s #IAMTHEMILE anniversary video

Click Here to Upload Your Photos and Videos

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (December 12, 2012) – Bring Back the Mile launched on January 18, 2012 with a video and a cardboard...

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It’s Time to Bring Back the Mile

October 31, 2012

By Donald Buraglio and Mike Dove, The Running Life

Look at any list of the top sporting accomplishments of all time, and Roger Bannister's four-minute Mile will be near the very top. It was the culmination of a quest that captivated the world, and an iconic moment that ultimately transcended...

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Grandstand View: What is It That We Want?

October 10, 2012

Let's get specific if we want to improve track such as the Bring Back the Mile campaign

By Parker Morse, Running Times Magazine 

Earlier this year, Lashinda Demus dropped a small bombshell in the track world. In a moment of candor at a USOC media event, Demus, who would go on to win the 400m...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: The Solvang Mile

October 04, 2012

From an elite men's Mile field to first-time racers, there is something for everyone in this charming Danish-centric community

By Bring Back the Mile

SOLVANG, Calif. - In a village known for its Danish, fairy tale-esque charm, nestled in California wine country (think the movie Sideways and a...

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Bring Back the Mile with Ryan Lamppa

September 13, 2012

By Jennie McCafferty, Running Network TV

Jennie McCafferty of Michigan Runner interviews Ryan Lamppa, Founder of Bring Back the Mile, who explains the genesis and objectives of the national campaign to elevate and celebrate the iconic distance and why the Mile still matters.

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Run Your Magic Mile in Santa Barbara

August 29, 2012

As part of the Magic Mile Global Team Challenge, Bring Back the Mile & Santa Barbara Running partner for Mile runs on September 5 & 12 along the waterfront

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (August 29, 2012) – The locally based Bring Back the Mile campaign has accepted the Magic Mile Global Team...

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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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