Mile News Tagged Liam Boylan-pett


When the Fifth Avenue Mile was YUUUGE

October 04, 2018

Two years into his six-year agreement to sponsor the Fifth Avenue Mile, Trump backed out.

By Liam Boylan-Pett, LopeMagazine.com

For Jake LaSala, mostly everything about the Fifth Avenue Mile in 1997 was business as usual. As the start-line coordinator for many of the New York Road Runners...

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Vintage Mile race returns to downtown Pittsburgh

August 07, 2013

"It truly is America's premiere distance race."; GNC Live Well Liberty Mile draws top professional and Masters (40 and older) runners for Friday evening event

By Nick Veronica, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

In the world of corporate 5Ks, half-marathons, fulls and ultras, one group is attempting to...

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A Mile to Remember

August 06, 2013

The view from the pack at the Running Institute Mile in Saline, Michigan; 3,000-plus witness the magic of the Mile

By Liam Boylan-Pett, RunningTimes.com

Twenty-something elite runners in the U.S. are famous for bemoaning the lack of track racing opportunities in the United States. But New...

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Deep Field of Sub-4:00 Milers Ready for GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

July 25, 2013

Top contender Jordan McNamara to face formidable men’s field in Pittsburgh; $31,000-plus prize purse with $4000 for race champion; 11th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour

PITTSBURGH – A prize purse of more than $31,000 has attracted some of the country’s top Milers to Pittsburgh on...

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Clark, Kampf to Defend Ryan Shay Mile Titles

July 18, 2013

Top Open fields expected at 10th stop on the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour; event honors legacy of Ryan Shay

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. - The 6th Ryan Shay Mile will take place in Charlevoix on Saturday, July 27 at 10:30am. Once again the spectators should be treated to a thrilling race to the...

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Breaking Four: A Family Affair - Lap 4

October 16, 2012

By Liam Boylan-Pett, Bring Back the Mile

Editor's Note: This is part four in a four part series written by Liam Boylan-Pett, #315 on the United States sub-4 minute Mile list, boasting a personal best of 3:58.19 (2011 Falmouth Mile). He obtained Bachelor's Degrees in Sociology and Creative...

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Breaking Four: A Family Affair - Lap 3

October 11, 2012

By Liam Boylan-Pett, Bring Back the Mile

Editor's Note: This is part three in a four part series written by Liam Boylan-Pett, #315 on the United States sub-4 minute Mile list, boasting a personal best of 3:58.19 (2011 Falmouth Mile). He obtained Bachelor's Degrees in Sociology and Creative...

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Breaking Four: A Family Affair - Lap 2

October 09, 2012

By Liam Boylan-Pett, Bring Back the Mile

Editor's Note: This is part two in a four part series written by Liam Boylan-Pett, #315 on the United States sub-4 minute Mile list, boasting a personal best of 3:58.19 (2011 Falmouth Mile). He obtained Bachelor's Degrees in Sociology and Creative...

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Breaking Four: A Family Affair - Lap 1

October 03, 2012

By Liam Boylan-Pett, Bring Back the Mile

Editor's Note: This is part one in a four part series written by Liam Boylan-Pett, #315 on the United States sub-4 minute Mile list, boasting a personal best of 3:58.19 (2011 Falmouth Mile). He obtained Bachelor's Degrees in Sociology and Creative...

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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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