Mile News Tagged Michigan Mile

Queen of the Road Mile Heather Kampf: Tips for Success

November 08, 2016

Three-time BBTM Grand Prix Tour champion has recorded 24 road Mile wins since 2011!

By Bring Back the Mile

Like no other runner, Heather Kampf has become a master of the road Mile or as she is affectionately known, The Queen of the Road Mile. Since the fall of 2011, the three-time BBTM Grand...

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At the Michigan Mile, new winners, repeat champions and Flint first-timers

August 23, 2015

“Wow. This is a big deal. The city here is really behind this event." – Colby Alexander, Men’s Open champion

By Aaron McMann, M Live

Tammy Nowik was caught off guard as she crossed the finish line Friday night.

The 41-year-old from Clarkston said she hadn't run a Mile since junior high yet...

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The Milers: Rachel Schneider

August 20, 2015

Rising star, a NACAC gold medalist, Georgetown alumna and inaugural Boxcar Mile champion, enters Michigan Mile in Flint, MI as an event favorite

By Bring Back the Mile

2015 has been quite the year for Hoya, Rachel Schneider, kicking off the season with a bronze medal at the USA Indoor...

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Here’s your check list leading up to The Michigan Mile at the Crim Festival of Races

August 20, 2015

The Michigan Mile, with an overall event purse of $20,000, will also feature a Professional Men's Mile and Women's Mile with a $10,000 prize purse.

By Sarah Schuch, M Live

The 2015 HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races is right around the corner.

For runners and walkers, there are a lot of...

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Bolas, Kampf Win Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 Titles

September 08, 2014

Inaugural grand prix tour with six stops offered more than $85,000 plus $7500 GP purse; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Jack Bolas and Heather Kampf won the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 titles with 24...

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Bolas, Sifuentes Win Michigan Mile

August 23, 2014

Event drew record 1,550 entrants; 5th stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

By Aaron McMan, Flint Journal

FLINT, Mich. -- Spectators of the Crim Fitness Foundation's Michigan Mile Race Series got quite the show on a warm, humid Friday night.

Three photo finishes highlighted the...

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HealthPlus Crim Festival of Races prepare for big Friday night of races

August 22, 2014

Record participants expected for Michigan Mile; $10,000 prize purse; fifth stop on the BBTM GP Tour 2014.

By William E. Ketchum III,

FLINT, MI -- Hundreds of runners will stretch their legs Friday night in the Special Olympics and Michigan Mile races before thousands of runners from...

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Olympian Geena Gall-Lara hosts Crim Michigan Mile running clinic

August 21, 2014

Not often will you get the chance to soak in knowledge from an Olympian and two-time NCAA champion so everyone took advantage, including myself.

By Eric Woodyard, Flint Journal

GRAND BLANC, Mich. -- Trying to keep up with an Olympian is hard. I mean, really hard.

Especially when you're not...

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Michigan Mile: Lessons Learned

December 28, 2013

The worst part of this race was how I felt afterwards.

From Macklin Chaffee's blog

This race was a self-inflicted mental catastrophe. The one positive I take from this race was that I really do feel like I had the chance to win the race this day. But as it was I got 5th. Let’s see how it...

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Crim Michigan Mile Racing series draws big crowd, elite runners to downtown Flint

August 23, 2013

Blankenship, Kampf capture road Mile titles at 13th stop of inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013

By Ross Maghielse,

FLINT, Mich. -- A pair of former University of Minnesota track stars took home top honors at the first-ever Crim Michigan Mile Racing Series Friday evening, Aug....

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