Mile News Tagged Ben Rosario


HOKA ONE ONE Adds Distance Stars to Roster

August 26, 2016

Katja Goldring and Martin Hehir bring depth, impressive resumes to Northern Arizona Elite team in Flagstaff, Arizona

GOLETA, Calif. — HOKA ONE ONE®, a division of Deckers Brands, welcomes two elite runners to its Northern Arizona (NAZ) Elite team. Joining the world class track and marathon...

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McNamara shines again, wins 4th Festival of Miles title

June 02, 2016

2,500 fans also witness thrilling girls high school Mile and boys high school Mile meet record by Jon Davis

By Ben Rosario, Festival of Miles

ST. LOUIS - The 9th Festival of Miles at St. Louis University High School on Thursday night saw the meet add three more sub-4 minute Mile performances...

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Could the Mile be just the thing to entice new runners?

June 02, 2016

“The Mile is so embedded in American culture, and the near-ideal fitness distance is the Mile. Ten or 15 minutes of running and people get a health and fitness benefit.”

By Colleen Schrappen, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

If running coach Ben Rosario is correct, witnessing elite Milers clock in...

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Riverfront Mile Expands Festival of Miles Offerings to Downtown St. Louis

April 20, 2016

Friday evening, June 3 event features Strange Donuts Mile on “National Donut Day”

From The Festival of Miles Foundation

The Festival of Miles Foundation in conjunction with Big River Running brings a new event, The Riverfront Mile, to downtown St. Louis Friday, June 3, 2016.

The Riverfront...

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How to Run a 6-Minute Mile

January 11, 2016

A sub-6 minute Mile "shows that you have power and a strong aerobic base, which translate to better performance in any sport.”

By Lisa Jhung, Men's Health

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a runner or not, or whether you ever plan to toe the starting line of a marathon or 10K. Every man should...

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Festival of Miles Announces 2014 Athlete in Need

February 27, 2014

Funds from June event will benefit Edwardsville native Christopher Shaw

ST. LOUIS – The Festival of Miles Foundation announced today that proceeds from the 2014 Festival of Miles Charity Track Meet will benefit Christopher Shaw. Shaw, 21, is currently in remission after a difficult bout with...

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Bring Back the Mile, RunFanShop.com Partner for Mile Collection

November 27, 2013

Exclusive, one-of-a-kind Mile gear and more to elevate, celebrate storied distance; holiday special includes $3.59 discount for Mile Maniacs

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (November 27, 2013) – Bring Back the Mile and RunFanShop.com announce a partnership to sell Mile-centric shirts on-line. Bring...

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Innovative New “RunFanShop” E-Store Opens for Running Fans

July 08, 2013

RunFanShop to carry original shirts, posters and more including Jim Ryun 3:51.1 WR t-shirts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Former specialty running store owner and meet director for the 2012 and 2013 USA Cross Country Championships, Ben Rosario, has announced that he and his wife Jen Rosario have launched...

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Mile Guide: May 30 - June 2, 2013

May 29, 2013

Major Mile weekend awaits Mile Maniacs in mid-west and on the west coast

By Bring Back the Mile

We're kicking things off Thursday evening in St. Louis with the Big River Festival of Miles, the sixth stop of the BBTM Tour 2013, where meet director, Ben Rosario, has again put together an...

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Festival of Miles Announces Field for Saint Louis Track Club Elite Men’s Mile

May 13, 2013

Pifer, Braun and Solares headline deepest field in meet history; sixth BBTM Tour 2013 stop

ST. LOUIS – The Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour, the sixth stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013, has released the field for the Saint Louis Track Club Elite Men’s Mile...

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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.

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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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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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