Mile News Tagged David Monico


Meet the Miler: Amanda Eccleston

July 18, 2018

Brooks-sponsored athlete returning to racing action at the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

Amanda Eccleston is perhaps best known for her heartbreaking 4th place finish at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials 1500 meters,...

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Meet the Miler: Emily Lipari

May 08, 2018

2018 USA Road Mile champion and reigning BBTM GP Tour champion returns to the Twin Cities to defend her title at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile on Thursday evening.

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

The Medtronic TC 1 Mile defending champion, Emily Lipari, is returning to headline another...

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Meet the Miler: Mikey Brannigan

April 23, 2018

2017 USA Paralympic Athlete of the Year and 2016 Paralympic Champion at 800m and 1500m to debut in a USA Championship at the Grand Blue Mile; first sub-4 Miler with autism

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

The USATF 1 Mile Road Championship returns to Des Moines for the second consecutive...

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László Tábori: The People’s Sport, The People’s Champion

April 22, 2016

If I compare publicity percentage-wise, I had 75% for the Mile and 25% for the 1500 meters.

From Tracksmith's METER Magazine #04

László Tábori, in 1955, was the third man to break 4 minutes for the Mile, a feat that made the Hungarian famous around the world.

"Nothing gave me as much...

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Centrowitz, Rowbury Win Camel City Mile Titles

January 30, 2016

North Carolina state record for Centrowitz; Rowbury defends; world-leading times for both champions; Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016 kicks off at JDL Fast Track

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – With 2,500-plus rabid fans in attendance at the JDL Fast Track...

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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 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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