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2018 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Attracts Its Deepest Field

July 12, 2018

Six sub-4:30 minute women’s Milers, 10 sub-4 minute men’s Milers to compete for $25,000 Open purse with $5000 for each race champion on Friday evening, July 20 in downtown Pittsburgh; third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – The GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday...

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Defending Champ Ben Blankenship, Top U.S. Miler Amanda Eccleston Headline GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 05, 2018

Friday, July 20 night time Mile race in The City of Champions offers a $30,000 prize purse; third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – Defending champion Ben Blankenship and top U.S. Miler Amanda Eccleston headline a deep field of professional runners at this year’s GNC...

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Breaking the 4 Minute Mile in Santa Barbara

April 11, 2018

Led by 2012 Olympic 1500m silver medalist Leo Manzano and Kyle Merber, six runners boast sub-4 Mile credentials in quest to break 4 minutes on the track for the first time in the city

By John Zant, Santa Barbara Independent

Man’s first conquest of the 4 minute Mile barrier will soon be 64...

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Cheserek Captures Collegiate Mile Record in Boston

February 27, 2017

Merber & Gregorek second, third and now #6 & #10 U.S. all-time indoors; record 11 men sub-4 indoors same race

Larry Newman for Track & Field News

BOSTON - Must be something in the air here in Beantown that drives young men from west to east in search of fast times. First it was Galen Rupp's...

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A Relay World Record, PRs and More for Kyle Merber in 2017

February 23, 2017

“A lot of coaches can just get you in shape. It takes a special coach to get you to believe."

By Sabrina Yohannes, RunBlogRun

If his trademark headbands help you to locate Kyle Merber in a crowded race, you are not alone.

"It's easy for my mom to follow me," the native New Yorker Merber...

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Kampf Three-Peats, Masters Wins Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016 Titles

October 02, 2016

Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 GP purse; Tour Performance-of-the-Year by Ben Blankenship & Emily Lipari; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event for third edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (October 2, 2016) – At the ...

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The Navy Mile Draws Top Field for BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 Finale

September 29, 2016

Sam Penzenstadler to defend men’s title in nation’s capital; $15,000 Open prize purse; six athletes also vying for Tour grand prix prize money; Heather Kampf eyes Tour three-peat; Running Warehouse "Pick-the-Winner" contest

By Bring Back the Mile

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Navy Mile on...

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O’Hare, Lipari Win 10th Minnesota Mile

September 11, 2016

4th stop on Bring Back the Mile Tour 2016; two-time defending women’s Tour champion Kampf adds to her standings lead; Crawford & Palmer tied for the men with two events remaining

From Grandma’s Marathon

DULUTH, Minn. – Chris O’Hare, a 2016 Olympian from Great Britain, won Sunday’s 10th...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Inaugural Boxcar Mile

August 12, 2015

A community race rises in West Chester, PA with $8400 in prize money and a post-race party for all; a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event 2015

By Bring Back the Mile

A long time ago (2012), in a galaxy far, far away (United States), around the time BBTM began, we were thrilled to hear about...

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Past champions, Olympians headline 2015 Sir Walter Miler fields

July 10, 2015

Men’s race will feature one-of-a-kind “North Carolina vs. The USA” Mile at Meredith College track on Friday, August 7

From Sir Walter Running

Last August, Raleigh saw something it had not seen in 40 years: a sub-4 minute Mile. Nearly 1,000 people lined the Meredith College track and witnessed...

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