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Ed Murphey Memphis Mile Joins Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2018

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...

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Sir Walter Running’s Summer of Miles: Pop Up Miles Season 4

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,...

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Clark, Van Der Wyk Win State Street Mile Titles

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...

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The Bowerman Mile: Why It Matters

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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Does Sebastian Coe’s Mile plan have the potential to help revive athletics?

April 09, 2018

There are plenty of ways to skin a cat or, indeed, to pace a Mile, but perhaps embracing history is as valid as opening new frontiers.

By Nick Butler, InsideTheGames.biz

Sebastian Coe pretended to have gone off-piste during a press conference yesterday by "accidentally" revealing plans to...

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IAAF, CGF consider restoring Mile to Commonwealth Games athletics program

April 08, 2018

The Mile "is something that we have been talking with the IAAF about recently, particularly with the passing of Roger Bannister."

By Nick Butler, InsideTheGames.biz

A Mile race could be added to the program for future editions of the Commonwealth Games as part of a broader attempt to embrace...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Newport-Mesa Spirit Run

March 15, 2018

Celebrating its 35th edition, the Newport-Mesa Spirit Run: Race for the Schools takes place on Sunday, March 18 and is also the host of the USATF Southern California Road Mile Championship

By Bring Back the Mile

The Newport-Mesa Spirit Run, a BBTM Featured Event, is enjoying its 35th edition...

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Roger Bannister: Tribute to a Titan

March 05, 2018

Briton broke barrier, set a still resonating, recognized standard and transcended the sport

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile founder

We knew this day would come: the death of a great man – a universally enduring, esteemed and endearing legend in every sense of the word as worldwide homage,...

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Meet the Miler: Coach Greg Bixel

February 14, 2018

Growing up in Western PA, all my buddies wanted to be Terry Bradshaw (Pittsburgh Steelers QB). I wanted to be Marty Liquori!

By Bring Back the Mile

Our winner of the $500 for 500th U.S. Sub-4 Mile presented by Running Warehouse fan contest was Coach Greg Bixel of Pennsylvania. His guess of...

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Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour Announces 2018 Schedule

February 13, 2018

5th Tour edition with 5 stops offers total Tour prize purse of more than $110,000; Grand Blue Mile opens 2018 racing season on Tuesday, April 24 in Des Moines; Running Warehouse’s fan engagement online contest again tied to each Tour event

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the...

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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.

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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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