Mile News Tagged David Monico


The Oak City Mile continues Downtown Raleigh’s Road Mile tradition

September 04, 2015

The Oak City Mile, a BBTM Featured Event, is the USATF NC 1 Mile Road Race Championship with a $2300 prize purse on Sunday, September 13. 

From Sir Walter Running

Despite course changes, Raleigh’s Downtown Road Mile will continue on its regular Sunday afternoon in September (the 13th) with...

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2014 BBTM Top 4 Website Lists

December 30, 2014

Cain to Zamperini and more attract Mile fans!

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

As 2014 comes to a close we took a look at our website traffic to see what news articles and athletes reigned supreme. Since our launch in January 2012, the bringbackthemile.com website traffic has grown every...

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The Mile, the IAAF and Our Opportunity

November 25, 2014

A time of Thanksgiving and ahead more wishes fulfilled for the storied distance

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

There are many things to be thankful for this week, but we couldn’t have been more thrilled to see last week that the Mile was included in the list of qualifying events for the...

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Magic of the Mile

May 15, 2014

Media director of Running USA and BBTM Founder, Ryan Lamppa, is determined to bring the Mile back into prominence

By John Zant, Santa Barbara Independent

Roger Bannister broke through the 4-minute barrier in the Mile run on May 6, 1954. It remains the most memorable performance in track...

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Bring Back the Mile

April 02, 2014

Two years ago, former track athlete Ryan Lamppa launched the movement 'Bring Back the Mile: America's Distance'. Here are FOUR reasons why he might just be getting somewhere.

By SPIKES Magazine

1. The Mile movement

"Here in America we eat, sleep and think in miles. Not kilometers. The...

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Bring Back the Mile Pick-the-Winner Contest Launched

January 28, 2014

Presented by Running Warehouse, fans can choose their favorites to win Saturday’s Camel City Indoor Miles, first stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014, for a chance to win prizes

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (January 28, 2014) – As part of the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014, BBTM launched...

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Kisorio Kicks to Win Inaugural Solvang Mile

October 06, 2012

Debut event draws Mile Maniacs to Danish-centric California community

By David Monico, The Mile wire

SOLVANG, Calif. – (October 6, 2012) – Perfect race temperatures and a warm Danish community greeted the elite Men's Mile field toeing the line at The Solvang Mile on Saturday morning. At the...

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ESPN 1300 - The Runaround Interview

August 20, 2012

Bring Back the Mile's David Monico sat down with Running Maryland's The Runaround show on ESPN 1300 (Monday @ 5:00pm EST) to discuss the Magic Mile, creating fans in our sport and elevating the sponsorship appeal. Watch the complete show on Running Maryland's yourlisten.com

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Miller, Kampf Win GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

August 17, 2012

Inaugural event in Pittsburgh brings out fast times, three sub-4 minute Miles and post-race festivities in Market Square

By David Monico, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – (August 17, 2012) – With rain and thunder threatening to slow down the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, sunshine and a...

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An Open Commentary to the Sport and Max Siegel, New USATF CEO

May 19, 2012

Let’s stop being masochists, let’s become fans again

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

As a track & field fan, which I define by asking my family for tickets to the 2000 Olympic Trials for Christmas as an 18-year-old, trips to NCAA Conference Championships, a paying viewer of Diamond...

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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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