Mile News Tagged David Monico


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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Bring Back the Mile on The Competitors

April 02, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

Ryan Lamppa and David Monico appeared on The Competitors to discuss Bring Back the Mile's mission to get U.S. High School state federations to drop the 1600 meters for the Mile as well as celebrating the history and magic of the Mile. The Competitors is a weekly radio...

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BBTM on FloTrack at Carlsbad 5000

April 01, 2012

By Kevin Liao, FloTrack.org

Bring Back the Mile's David Monico spoke to FloTrack's Kevin Liao at the Carlsbad 5000 regarding BBTM's mission, connecting with the general public and what people can do to get engaged with the campaign. 

 

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Bringing buzz back to the mile

January 18, 2012

By Doug Binder, ESPN / Dyestat

A new campaign aimed at promoting the traditional mile – while eradicating the 1,600 meters – is about to take off, and organizers say it is an important step toward connecting the sport of track and field with the general public again.

David Monico and Ryan...

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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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