May 04, 2012
For week long 5th edition, the “Be a Miler” campaign also honors Roger Bannister, the first man to break 4 minutes for the Mile
BETHESDA, Md. – (May 4, 2012) – The American Running Association’s public outreach campaign, National Run a Mile Days, is slated to kick-off throughout the week of May...
May 03, 2012
Honors anniversaries of the first sub-4 minute Miles by Roger Bannister and Don Bowden; 359 words or less; winner receives Bring Back the Mile Lap 4 VIP membership and more
May 15 UPDATE: In honor of Jim Ryun becoming the first athlete to go under four minutes in a high school-only competition...
May 01, 2012
A grassroots movement to return the Mile to glory is picking up speed in the U.S.
By Charlie Kuhn, Running Times Magazine
It used to be that a good Mile race was one of the biggest attractions in sports. Decades ago, when track and field was one of the most popular sports in the country, top...
April 25, 2012
World Champion Jenny Simpson discusses the significance of the Mile and wanting to run more of them
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (April 25, 2012) – Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, presents its second installment with 2011 World Champion and 4:25.91 Miler, Jenny Simpson,...
April 25, 2012
Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, presents its second installment with 2011 World Champion and 4:25.91 Miler, Jenny Simpson, who is based in Colorado Springs and coached by Juli Benson. It is hosted by Duncan Larkin with the audio available below and through the iTunes...
April 19, 2012
By Dave Link, Knoxville News Sentinel
There was a time when the mile run was the signature event in track and field meets in the United States and around the world.
It may have reached a peak on May 16, 1971, when Jim Ryun and Marty Liquori were paired against each other in the first "Dream...
April 19, 2012
An international field will vie for $10,000 in prize money
By Bring Back the Mile
A top international field of men and women will toe the line for the PUMA Mile at the Mt. SAC Relays for a chance to take home a slice of the $10,000 prize purse. On the women’s side, Americans Maggie Infeld...
April 13, 2012
Top athletes race at Furman’s track on Saturday
By Mike Foley, Greenvilleonline.com
Across the nation, there’s a call to arms — uh, legs — to bring back the Mile.
The movement, videos and a web ite (BringBackTheMile.com) led to new Mile races. Older races are being revitalized, and odd...
April 10, 2012
“I AM THE MILE” wristbands, limited edition 3:59 t-shirts and more; free shipping & handling for Lap 3 membership in honor of Roger Bannister
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (April 10, 2012) – Bring Back the Mile has announced that its Mile Maniac “Join the Movement” Membership program has opened...
April 01, 2012
By Kevin Liao, FloTrack.org
Bring Back the Mile's David Monico spoke to FloTrack's Kevin Liao at the Carlsbad 5000 regarding BBTM's mission, connecting with the general public and what people can do to get engaged with the campaign.
Watch more video of 2012 Outdoor Track and Field...
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