Mile News Tagged James Thie


The Mile: breaking down the classic distance

July 07, 2019

With all its rich history, the Mile can massively benefit runners of all distances including the marathon.

By James Thie, fastrunning.com

Sir Roger Bannister, 65 years ago, became the first runner to clock a Mile inside the magic 4 minute barrier. Over the past month the running forums buzzed...

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Third KPMG Bermuda Invitational Mile Title for Thie?

January 15, 2014

Front Street noise hard to beat for two-time race champion who loves the “buzz of the weekend and, more than anything, the people.”

From Royal Gazette

James Thie, the two-time winner of the KPMG Bermuda Invitational Mile, still has the speed that could carry him to a history-making third...

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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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