Mile News Tagged Meet The Miler


Meet the Miler: Emily Lipari

May 08, 2018

2018 USA Road Mile champion and reigning BBTM GP Tour champion returns to the Twin Cities to defend her title at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile on Thursday evening.

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

The Medtronic TC 1 Mile defending champion, Emily Lipari, is returning to headline another...

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Meet the Miler: Mikey Brannigan

April 23, 2018

2017 USA Paralympic Athlete of the Year and 2016 Paralympic Champion at 800m and 1500m to debut in a USA Championship at the Grand Blue Mile; first sub-4 Miler with autism

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

The USATF 1 Mile Road Championship returns to Des Moines for the second consecutive...

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Meet the Miler: Alex Wilson

April 20, 2018

Iowa native & Northern Iowa assistant coach eyes top finish at Grand Blue Mile: USA 1 Mile Road Championship & BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2018 opener; shares post-collegiate experiences & support system

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

The USATF 1 Mile Road Championship returns to Des Moines...

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Meet the Miler: Lauren Johnson

July 26, 2017

By Bring Back the Mile

We exchanged emails with rising U.S. Mile star Lauren Johnson ahead of Friday evening's GNC Live Well Liberty Mile showdown in Pittsburgh. Lauren, 30, who is currently living in her hometown of Huntington, Indiana, but is essentially "homeless" this track season before...

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Meet the Miler: Ben Blankenship

May 10, 2017

U.S. Olympian returns to his native state to defend his Medtronic TC 1 Mile title against two-time Olympic medalist Nick Willis and a field of top contenders at the second stop of the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2017.

By Bring Back the Mile

American Mile star and Olympian Ben Blankenship has been on...

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