Mile News Tagged Guardian Mile


Ten Reasons to Say “Yes” to the Street Mile

August 22, 2019

“What’s really cool about it is that you get to run on the same course at the same time as the elites. After their own race, a lot of people stick around for the last heats of the day and they get to see what a 3:51 Mile looks like in person. And they get inspired.”

By Dave Hunter

When the...

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Willis repeats, Osika wins Guardian Mile

August 18, 2019

Fastest women's Mile on Ohio soil; four men go sub-4; prize purse $18,000 at second edition

By Mike Peticca, Special to The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Shannon Osika made history, and Nick Willis made himself two-of-two at the second running of the Guardian Mile in downtown Cleveland on...

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Guardian Mile returns with defending champions, sub-4 Milers and growing field

August 16, 2019

“The goal of the Guardian Mile has always been to provide an amazing race, great experience and bring in the top local, national and international elite athletes..."

By Mike Peticca, Special to The Plain Dealer

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The second running of the Guardian Mile on Saturday is expected...

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Lipari, Willis win inaugural Guardian Mile

August 11, 2018

Debut road race draws 400 runners and awards $14,000 prize purse

By Mike Peticca, special to cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Numerous big cities have signature Mile road runs, and Cleveland hopes to join the club.

Based on the organization and the spirit at Saturday night's first running of...

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Willis Leads Stellar Field for Inaugural Guardian Mile

July 23, 2018

Men's field boasts 12 sub-4 minute Milers; $14,000 prize purse with $3000 to each race champion

By Mark Dwyer, MileSplit OH

Racing fans in Northeast Ohio are in for a treat on Saturday, August 11th, as the inaugural Guardian Mile featuring a host of international elites and top local high...

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