Mile News Tagged Bring Back The Mile


2012 Olympic Trials People’s Contest

June 21, 2012

Contest tied to Olympic Trials with People's Party at Wild Duck Cafe

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Today marks the first day of competition at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Track & Field - Team Trials, when athletes in the Hammer Throw take to the cage to see who will punch their ticket to London. In honor...

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Track Debate: Mile or 1600?

May 04, 2012

The magic of the Mile apparently will never go away, and some coaches and runners want the 1600 to change back to the Mile, which is slightly longer. 

By Steve Brand, MaxPreps.com 

In his career, Steve Scott ran a record 137 sub-4 minute Miles. Chances are, no one will ever break that mark...

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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.

ELEVATE
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.

CELEBRATE
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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