Mile News Tagged Blue Shoes Mile


Hammond Wins Blue Shoes Mile

April 12, 2014

Furman Elite athlete sets PR to lead an event record of six men under 4 minutes
From Furman Athletics

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A record six athletes posted a sub-4:00 time in the Blue Shoes Elite Mile, which was held Saturday night in conjunction with the 17th Blue Shoes Invitational at the Irwin...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Furman Elite & the Blue Shoes Mile

April 09, 2014

Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series sits down with Furman Elite's Robert Gary to speak about America's running groups, the Greenville, SC community and putting fans first.

By Bring Back the Mile

Start Small. Think Big. This is the first thing you'll see when you visit ...

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State Mile Guide: #8 South Carolina

September 12, 2013

Date of Statehood: May 23, 1788
Capital: Columbia
Mottos: Dum spiro spero (While I breathe, I hope) / Animis opibusque parati (Ready in soul and resource)

South Carolina Milers are led by 1992 Olympian, Terrance Herrington, who competed at 1500 meters in Barcelona. Herrington, a Hartsville...

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Four Runners Go Sub-4 at Blue Shoes Mile

April 14, 2013

Leslie sets meet and State record in 3:56.18; Gregson clocks women's State record in 4:40.92

By Mike Foley, Greenville Online

GREENVILLE, S.C. - A timely sprint on the last lap of the elite Blue Shoes Mile Saturday at Furman University led four men under the vaunted 4-minute Mile barrier.

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Blue Shoes Mile returns

April 13, 2012

Top athletes race at Furman’s track on Saturday

By Mike Foley, Greenvilleonline.com

Across the nation, there’s a call to arms — uh, legs — to bring back the Mile.

The movement, videos and a web site (www.BringBackTheMile.com) led to new Mile races. Older races are being revitalized, and odd...

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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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