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Bringing The Mile Back to Track

August 11, 2012

By Todd Bookman, Only A Game

Track and field has a numbers problem. As in, there are just too many of them. The 60, 26.2, 4×8, 203, 5, 8, 10K…

Back in the 1950s, there was one number that mattered.

“I think there are only a handful of achievements like breaking four minutes for the first...

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The Mile Still Matters To Track & Field

August 02, 2012

By Todd Bookman, New Hampshire Public Radio

Track and field has a numbers problem. As in, there are just too many of them. The 60, 26.2, 4-by-8, 2-oh-3, 5, 8, 10K…

Back in the 1950s, there was one number that mattered.

"I think there are only a handful of achievements like breaking 4...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Liberty Mile

July 26, 2012

America's #1 sports city hosts a fast, hot, $25,000 Mile showdown

By Bring Back the Mile

PITTSBURGH - We sat down with Patrice Matamoros, Race Director for the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event Partner. A passionate Steel City resident and road race...

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Bring Back the Mile Accepts Magic Mile Global Team Challenge

July 25, 2012

Worldwide event September 3-16, 2012; registration now open; Team USA vs. Team UK vs. The World; how fast can you run a Mile?

By Bring Back the Mile

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (July 25, 2012) – Bring Back the Mile has accepted the Magic Mile Global Team Challenge that was recently announced by...

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The Battle to Bring Back America’s Distance

July 07, 2012

By Amy Simpson, MileSplit

On a windy day in Oxford, England, one man and one distance were elevated to a level of fame previously unattained by any track athlete. In 1954, when Roger Bannister became the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes, the world was inspired to achieve the...

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2012 U.S. Prep Milers Produce Greater Depth

June 21, 2012

Outdoor season continues U.S. trend of more top end Mile performances
By Bring Back the Mile

American prep Milers have had another banner year across the country as evidenced by the ESPN / Dyestat's Elite Rankings, which go back to 1999, and these rankings reveal for 2012:

  • GIRLS: four who...
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2012 Olympic Trials People’s Contest

June 21, 2012

Contest tied to Olympic Trials with People's Party at Wild Duck Cafe

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Today marks the first day of competition at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field - Team Trials, when athletes in the Hammer Throw take to the cage to see who will punch their ticket to London. In honor...

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The Last Mile: My Most Memorable Mile Essay Winner

June 14, 2012

Poignant story to receive Bring Back the Mile Lap 4 VIP membership package including Jim Ryun signed limited edition 3:59 t-shirt

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile held its “My Most Memorable Mile” essay contest from May 6 in honor of the 58th anniversary of the first sub-4 minute...

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Push to Bring Back the Mile to Track Competition

June 11, 2012

By Katie Zak, Essential Public Radio

PITTSBURGH, Pa . - The Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon is partnering with a health and nutrition company to host the first GNC Liberty Mile run. It is expected to be the third largest competitive one-Mile road race in the United States.

The event will...

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4 Minutes with a Miler: Shannon Rowbury

June 07, 2012

Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, speaks to U.S. Olympian and #2 Miler on the U.S. list with a 4:20.34, Shannon Rowbury. Shannon, a Bay Area native and Duke University grad was a founding member of the Bay Area Track Club and is coached by John Cook. The interview is...

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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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