Mile News Tagged Jordan Mcnamara


GNC Live Well Liberty Mile returns to downtown Pittsburgh

July 31, 2015

"The only other place you're going to see a field of this caliber is going to be in the Olympic Trials.”

By Karen Price, Trib Live

When most people think of what can be accomplished in 4 minutes, running a Mile isn't on the list of possibilities.

On Friday, however, a dozen men capable of...

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Liberty Mile looks to heat up in fourth year

July 30, 2015

“America really has almost a duty to keep the Mile alive... It’s our event as Americans, and I think it’s really up to us to keep it alive and to keep it in the spotlight.” - Jordan McNamara

By Megan Ryan, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Usually when someone thinks of something “hot” and “sexy,” it...

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Deep Field of Sub-4 Milers Ready to Race in Pittsburgh at the 4th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 29, 2015

Thirteen sub-4 minute men’s Milers and five sub-4:30 minute women’s Milers expected in Steel City for Friday evening, July 31 event; $25,000 prize purse; third stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015

From P3R Events

A prize purse of $25,000 has attracted some of the country’s top...

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Professional Runners to Visit Summer Dreamers Academy

July 28, 2015

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions Jordan McNamara and Heather Kampf inspire Pittsburgh youth to stay active and eat healthy

From P3R Events

Defending race champion Jordan McNamara and two-time race champion Heather Kampf will make a special visit to Pittsburgh’s Summer Dreamers Academy...

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Grunewald, McNamara to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

July 13, 2015

4th edition in downtown Pittsburgh offers $25,000 prize purse; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2015

From P3R Events

Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions Jordan McNamara and Gabriele Grunewald will return to the Steel City to defend their titles at the 2015 race, scheduled for...

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GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Returns to Steel City on July 31

February 26, 2015

American Development Program Pro Mile offers $20,000 guaranteed prize purse; third stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The 2015 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile returns to downtown Pittsburgh on the evening of Friday, July 31. Top American middle distance runners will...

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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 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014

December 17, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...

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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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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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