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Leer, Cheever Join Fellow Minnesotans in Medtronic TC 1 Mile Professional Fields

May 02, 2013

Previously announced Minnesotans include defending champion, Heather Kampf, as well as 2013 USA 1 Mile road champion, Garrett Heath

ST. PAUL, Minn. –  A strong contingent of professional runners with Minnesota ties has been added to the already potent field assembled for the Medtronic TC 1...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Ray Flynn Mile at the Tri-Cities Track Classic

April 18, 2013

Tri-Cities Track Classic in Johnson City, TN to honor Ray Flynn with HS Boys' Mile

By Bring Back the Mile

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Tri-Cities Track Classic, organized by Knoxville Youth Athletics, is hosting its annual Track & Field festival for the first time at Kermit Tipton Stadium at...

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Defending Champions Returning to Medtronic TC 1 Mile

March 26, 2013

Kampf, Miller to race for $25,000 purse plus $10,000 record bonuses

ST. PAUL, Minn. – (March 26, 2013) – Hometown star Heather Kampf and University of Wisconsin alumnus Craig Miller will return to downtown Minneapolis to defend their titles and race for a pair of $10,000 course record bonuses...

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Johnson City to Host Multi-State High School Track Meet

February 23, 2013

By The Johnson City News & Neighbor

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The inaugural Tri-Cities Track Classic is scheduled for April 19 and 20 at Science Hill High School’s Kermit Tipton Stadium. Event planners say the meet will be an event that’s unprecedented in high school track and field in the region....

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Inaugural ‘Bring Back the Mile’ Tour Announced

February 08, 2013

By Presidio Sports

Santa Barbara’s Ryan Lamppa has always thought that the Mile distance deserves more credit. Once a showcase in American sports, the Mile has gradually slipped from prominence in running competitions throughout the country.

It’s that belief that led to Lamppa hatching a...

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Bring Back the Mile Launches Tour

January 31, 2013

By Peter Gambaccini, Runner's World

Bring Back the Mile, the organization with the self-professed goal “to return the mile to prominence on the American sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the mile,” spent its first year focusing on promotion and consciousness-raising....

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Camel City Indoor Mile

January 30, 2013

A 200 meter flat track in North Carolina vies to remove stigma that all flat tracks are slow with $4000 up for grabs in professional Mile.

By Bring Back the Mile

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - In August of 2011, a 105,000 square foot, 200 meter Mondo flat track, began to come to life in Winston-Salem,...

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Bring Back the Mile Announces Tour 2013

January 28, 2013

Inaugural tour includes 13 stops and end-of-the-year gala celebrating America’s distance from sea to shining sea

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (January 28, 2013) – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate and celebrate the iconic distance, has announced its inaugural tour that includes...

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Camel City Indoor Mile Field Finalized

January 28, 2013

Top Milers compete for more than $4000 in prize money at the Hilton Garden Innvitational; collegians looking for NCAA qualifying marks

WINSTON‐SALEM, N.C. – (January 28, 2013) – JDL Fast Track today made their final announcement of the field for the Camel City Indoor Mile, to be held at JDL...

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Oklahoma on Broadway

January 24, 2013

By Brett Hoover and Tim Fulton, Armory Track 

When Regan Ward toes the line in the New Balance Games high school Mile on Saturday, she might not want to look up. After all, there will be more people looking back down at her than live in her entire hometown of Beggs, Okla. (pop. 1,321).

But...

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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.

ELEVATE
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.

CELEBRATE
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.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
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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