August 16, 2012
By Rita Michel, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Getting the runners to the starting line in the spring of 2009 was a monumental task.
"It was all-encompassing," said Dee Stathis, who remembered the team joking about "our 60-hour part-time jobs. We had less than a year to put it...
August 11, 2012
Martinez and Anderson run #1 and #2 fastest women’s Mile times of the year
Jim Gerweck, The Mile wire
FALMOUTH, Mass. – (August 11, 2012) – Last year’s Falmouth Mile, a track precursor to the larger, older 7-mile road race, proved to be one of the deepest ever run on American soil, with the...
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...
July 22, 2012
By David Monti, (c) 2011 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved
Ryan Shay was the workhorse of American marathon running before his sudden death at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in New York at 28-years-old. Shay, who ran for Notre Dame and later won the 2003 USA Marathon title, was...
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...
June 06, 2012
$25,000 prize purse with $4000 for each Open race champion; part of Bring Back the Mile national campaign
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – GNC Holdings, Inc., the nation's largest specialty retailer of health, wellness and sports nutrition products, is proud to partner with Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon,...
May 30, 2012
By Andrew Wagaman, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Ryan Lamppa is missing a story that he knows is out there.
Narratives of people's most memorable mile runs have arrived in his inbox. They come from pro runners who have flirted with the four-minute mark, a man who relives a full-uniform military...
May 29, 2012
Community, food and fun in St. Louis
By Bring Back the Mile
ST. LOUIS - 2012 marks the fifth Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour. Taking place at St. Louis University High School on Thursday, May 31, festivities begin at 6:30pm with the GO! St. Louis Healthy Kids Mile and is...
May 18, 2012
Medtronic TC 1 Mile hosts national championships; more than 2,500 participants at 8th edition under warm, windy conditions in Minnesota
By Charlie Mahler, Running USA wire
MINNEAPOLIS – (May 17, 2012) – Minnesota native Heather Kampf and former University of Wisconsin star Craig Miller won...
May 08, 2012
Track meet expected to draw more than 1,200 fans
ST. LOUIS - (May 8, 2012) – Big River Running Company has announced that proceeds from the fifth Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour will go to the family of Chris Lister. Lister was badly injured after being hit by a car while running in...
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