Making the Most of Your Mile

As part of Bring Back the Mile's mission to raise the profile of the Mile we occasionally sit down with event directors across the country on what it takes to put on a Mile race in their community. Below is our Making the Most of Your Mile archive that hopefully inspires you to launch your own Mile event!

Mile News Tagged Making The Most Of Your Mile


Making the Most of Your Mile: College Avenue Mile

June 05, 2013

By Bring Back the Mile

The College Avenue Mile is put on by the Garden State Track Club (GSTC) and takes place on Saturday night, June 8, in New Brunswick, NJ. In its second year, this great community centric event will host for the first time the Royal Rumble One-Mile and Two-Mile Relays along...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 08, 2013

Twin Cities In Motion leverages TC 1 Mile to educate and introduce runners to their year-round calendar of events

By Bring Back the Mile

MINNEAPOLIS - Twin Cities In Motion, the organization behind a successful series of races in Minnesota, including the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon, enters...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Ray Flynn Mile at the Tri-Cities Track Classic

April 18, 2013

Tri-Cities Track Classic in Johnson City, TN to honor Ray Flynn with HS Boys' Mile

By Bring Back the Mile

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. - The Tri-Cities Track Classic, organized by Knoxville Youth Athletics, is hosting its annual Track & Field festival for the first time at Kermit Tipton Stadium at...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Camel City Indoor Mile

January 30, 2013

A 200 meter flat track in North Carolina vies to remove stigma that all flat tracks are slow with $4000 up for grabs in professional Mile.

By Bring Back the Mile

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - In August of 2011, a 105,000 square foot, 200 meter Mondo flat track, began to come to life in Winston-Salem,...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: The Solvang Mile

October 04, 2012

From an elite men's Mile field to first-time racers, there is something for everyone in this charming Danish-centric community

By Bring Back the Mile

SOLVANG, Calif. - In a village known for its Danish, fairy tale-esque charm, nestled in California wine country (think the movie Sideways and a...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Liberty Mile

July 26, 2012

America's #1 sports city hosts a fast, hot, $25,000 Mile showdown

By Bring Back the Mile

PITTSBURGH - We sat down with Patrice Matamoros, Race Director for the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event Partner. A passionate Steel City resident and road race...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Music City Distance Carnival

June 01, 2012

Sub-4 at 40, shoestring budgets and supporting dreams

By Bring Back the Mile

Editor's note: Anthony Whiteman (GBR) not only won the Music City Distance Carnival Swiftwick Mile at the age of 40, but became the first Masters athlete to run a sub-4 minute Mile outdoors. Whiteman covered the...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour

May 29, 2012

Community, food and fun in St. Louis

By Bring Back the Mile

ST. LOUIS - 2012 marks the fifth Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour. Taking place at St. Louis University High School on Thursday, May 31, festivities begin at 6:30pm with the GO! St. Louis Healthy Kids Mile and is...

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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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