August 22, 2019
“What’s really cool about it is that you get to run on the same course at the same time as the elites. After their own race, a lot of people stick around for the last heats of the day and they get to see what a 3:51 Mile looks like in person. And they get inspired.”
By Dave Hunter
August 05, 2019
It’s the perfect distance for people just getting into the sport or don’t have time to train for a longer event.
By Gretchen McKay, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Larry O’Neill took up running somewhat reluctantly in 2014 when his daughter, Andi, challenged him to sign up for the Pittsburgh...
February 14, 2019
“Training for a Mile, you get all sides of the spectrum. You train for speed and train for endurance."
By Andrew Gates, RunWashington.com
“I love the Mile,” said DC’s Henry Wigglesworth, who considers it his favorite race distance. The 61-year-old has fallen in love with the Mile after years...
October 21, 2018
2016 Olympic Marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge best / lowest Mile-marathon time; four Americans: Galen Rupp, Alan Culpepper, Ken Martin & Greg Meyer members of rare club; Meyer the first member
By Bring Back the Mile
EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been updated from the original September 2014...
September 27, 2018
BBTM GP Tour final stop on Sunday, September 30 celebrates its 4th year of Mile races on Pennsylvania Avenue in our nation's capital
By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile
The 4th The Navy Mile, presented by USAA and final stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018 can be broken up, much like the...
September 21, 2018
“In general, across the United States, there is growing fever of ‘bring back the Mile.’ It’s just gaining momentum.”
By Kerry Benefield, Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Carlos Perez thought he had a bright idea for a new running race in Santa Rosa. But when he pitched a 5K or 10K (to be staged on...
July 16, 2018
5th Tour edition features 6 stops offering a guaranteed Tour prize purse of $135,000; Running Warehouse’s fan engagement online contest at each Tour event
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate & celebrate the iconic distance, has announced that the Ed...
June 06, 2018
New this year: Session at the Speedway, a multiple distance event on Tuesday, June 19
RALEIGH, N.C. - Now in its fourth season, Sir Walter Running's free community track series, Pop Up Miles, returns to its standard Tuesday nights starting on June 5. The rotating venue series started in 2015,...
June 03, 2018
Event record 11 men go sub-4 minutes at the “fastest Mile in the west”; 19th edition draws 1,200 entrants; race proceeds go to Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Crime Victim Emergency Fund
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – On a beautiful sunny Sunday morning in downtown Santa Barbara, Connor Clark of...
May 26, 2018
“That’s why some meets like the Prefontaine keep the Mile. They understand how important it is.”
By August Howell
For nearly every professional sport, there are certain numbers and statistics that are recognized as a pinnacle of achievement: Joe DiMaggio’s 56-game hitting streak, Kareem...
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