August 11, 2017
“The folks at Bring Back the Mile have raised awareness as well.”
By Matt Gross, Men's Journal
Next to the marathon, the Mile may be the most iconic of all race distances. Short enough to inspire an all-out push, but long enough to require stamina, the humble Mile — 5,280 feet, in case you’re...
August 10, 2017
Top fields to vie for $15,000 guaranteed prize purse plus time bonuses at New Balance Falmouth Road Race Weekend track event on Saturday, August 19
From New Balance Falmouth Road Race
FALMOUTH, Mass. – Nick Willis, the two-time Olympic medalist at 1500 meters, and three-time winner Katie...
July 23, 2017
Expert-backed ways anyone can increase their speed at the storied distance.
By Erin Kelly
If you just can’t seem to ever see yourself getting excited about running a marathon — or just need a change of pace from those long, grueling, endurance runs that training for a longer race requires —...
April 21, 2017
USA 1 Mile Road Championships returns to Des Moines, IA under the leadership of new Franklin P. Johnson Drake Relays Director Blake Boldon; $30,000 overall prize purse welcomes the country’s best Milers to the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2017 opener
By Bring Back the Mile
One of only four sub-4...
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...
March 03, 2017
Gregoreks pass Keinos, now #1 combo: “When we found out we got the fastest combination we were kind of laughing about it—it’s a fun bragging rights thing.”
By Erin Strout, Runner's World
Johnny Gregorek, a member of the New Jersey-New York Track Club, knew the indoor Mile race at Boston...
February 16, 2017
4th Tour edition includes 5 stops; total Tour prize purse exceeds $110,000; Grand Blue Mile opens 2017 season on Tuesday, April 25 in Des Moines; Running Warehouse’s fan engagement contest also tied to each Tour event
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate...
February 04, 2017
5th Camel City Elite indoor meet yields fast times and awards more than $40,000 in prize money and bonuses
From JDL Fast Track
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 5th Camel City Elite at the JDL Fast Track indoor facility on Saturday afternoon saw some outstanding performances led by 2016 Olympic 5000...
January 19, 2017
While the metric system has largely prevailed in track & field, the Bring Back the Mile campaign argues that no event in the sport carries the same mystique and appeal of history as the Mile.
By Jeré Longman, New York Times
It seems highly unlikely that the 121.92-meter home run would gain...
December 12, 2016
Honolulu Marathon weekend road event draws more than 1,300 finishers with professional handicap gender challenge won by teenager Edwin Kiptoo in sub-4
By Toni Reavis
HONOLULU – Oh, you could see this one coming a Mile away. 18-year-old Kenyan Edwin Kiptoo was obviously the wildcard at this...
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