Mile News Tagged Magnificent Mile

Wonderful, Magical, Magnificent Mile!

September 20, 2014

Other Mile races will increase awareness and participation the old saying goes – “A rising tide lifts all boats.”

By Teri Saylor, Running Journal

When I was in college, all freshmen were required to pass a physical education exam that ensured we could swim, tread water or float...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: The Magnificent Mile

September 11, 2014

Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series speaks with Sarah Witt, Magnificent Mile founder and race director, on an event that is accessible and fun for all.

By Bring Back the Mile

The Magnificent Mile is entering its ninth year in Raleigh, North Carolina and paved the way for other...

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Carl Cook: Blowing us all away

September 30, 2013

Senior Miler clocks 5:43 at Magnificent Mile; "It's just his whole attitude about life that makes him the runner that he is."

By Eddie Wooten, News & Record

GREENSBORO – The second wind in Carl Cook's running career is hurricane-force compared to the first wind for the rest of us.

At age...

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Magnificent Mile Recap

September 20, 2013

Furst, Chrisman Bullock win Open races; 1,000-plus participate in 8th edition

Gorgeous weather and a festive atmosphere led to an exhilarating day of racing and celebrating at the 8th Magnificent Mile on Sunday, September 15 in Raleigh, NC. Nearly 1,100 individuals participated and close to...

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