Mile News Tagged Gnc Live Well Liberty Mile


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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Jordan McNamara’s Magical Season

October 09, 2014

The winner of four Mile races during 2014 season: "As a 4:17 high school Miler, I'm a prime example of what determination and consistency can produce. High schoolers, I hope you're taking note!"

From Portland Track Weekly

Breakthrough seasons don't happen every year for a professional track...

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Marathon, Meh, Try Running a Mile

September 09, 2014

Running the Mile is becoming more popular among marathoners, children and recreational runners who don't have as much time to train for longer distances.

By Kevin Helliker, Wall Street Journal

It took Taylor Gilland less than four minutes this February to run a Mile, earning him membership in...

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Bolas, Kampf Win Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 Titles

September 08, 2014

Inaugural grand prix tour with six stops offered more than $85,000 plus $7500 GP purse; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Jack Bolas and Heather Kampf won the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 titles with 24...

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Third Time’s a Charm for Jordan McNamara at GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

August 01, 2014

Gabriele Grunewald women's champion over two-time defending champion Heather Kampf; 1,000-plus participants at third edition; fourth stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

By Ryan Lamppa, The Mile wire

PITTSBURGH – (August 1, 2014) – At the third GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on...

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Pro runners go extra Mile prior to downtown Pittsburgh event

August 01, 2014

“Liberty Mile is really the first race that takes the professionals and integrates them directly into the community at ground level, which I think is really special.” - Jordan McNamara

By Karen Price, Tribune-Review

Jordan McNamara stood in front of dozens of Summer Dreamers Academy campers...

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Local race aiming to bring the Mile back into spotlight

July 31, 2014

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile attracts top U.S. field including Leo Manzano and defending champion Heather Kampf

By Alex Nieves, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Steve Prefontaine, Roger Bannister, Mary Decker. If you were to stop an adult on the streets of an American city, these names would likely...

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Heather Kampf Eyes Three-Peat at GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 23, 2014

Women’s field also includes sub-4:30 minute Milers Sarah Brown, Gabriele Grunewald and Lauren Penney; 3rd edition in downtown Pittsburgh features new American Pro Mile with a $20,000 prize purse; 4th stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Two-time defending champion ...

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American Development Program Ambassadors Inspire Pittsburgh Youth to Run GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 21, 2014

Top U.S. Milers Leo Manzano, Jordan McNamara & Heather Kampf and 200 kids part of Giant Eagle Kids of STEEL program and the Summer Dreamers Academy 5-week summer partnership

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – This summer, 2012 Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano, along with professional Milers and American...

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Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano Headlines GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 15, 2014

Men’s field also includes 2-time race runner-up Jordan McNamara; 3rd edition in downtown Pittsburgh features new American Pro Mile with a $20,000 prize purse; 4th stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – 2012 Olympic silver medalist and reigning USA 1 Mile road...

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