Mile News Tagged Minnesota Mile


The Milers: Jack Bolas

September 10, 2015

Minnesota Mile favorite and 3:53 Miler on NJ*NY TC, Frank the Tank vs. Michael Jordan and foregoing European track to compete in the U.S.

By Bring Back the Mile

As with many boys growing up in the 90s, Jack Bolas wanted to be "Like Mike", especially for a boy growing up in Chapel Hill, NC....

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Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 Events Announced

January 27, 2015

Grand prix tour includes 4 stops; total Tour prize purse exceeds $85,000; Camel City Mile opens Tour 2015 on Saturday, January 31; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” fan engagement online contest also returns

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate and...

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A New Look to the Minnesota Mile

September 10, 2014

"Bring Back the Mile, Ryan Lamppa, has created this awesome circuit and really promoted it incredibly well through social media trying to get more attention for middle distance races particularly the Mile." - Jack Bolas, 2014 Minnesota Mile champion

From WDIO in Duluth, MN

When you think of...

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C Tolle Run Episode 193: Minnesota Mile 2014

September 10, 2014

By Carrie Tollefson, CTolleRun.com

Carrie Tollefson brings you highlights from the Minnesota Mile! The annual event runs through downtown Duluth on the historic cobblestone streets of Superior Ave. The 2014 event is also host to the final stop in the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour.

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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. – (September 8, 2014) – Jack Bolas and Heather Kampf won the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour...

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Bolas, Kampf Claim Crowns at Minnesota Mile

September 07, 2014

Duo also win inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 titles

From Bob Gustafson

DULUTH, Minn. – Jack Bolas won Sunday’s 8th Grandma’s Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth. Bolas, 26, of Chapel Hill, N.C., finished in 4 minutes, 2.3 seconds and claimed the first-place prize of...

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Minnesota Mile Elite Field Announced

September 03, 2014

The 8th edition, with a $20,100 prize purse, is the finale of the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014; final GP positions and prize money will be decided in Duluth

From Minnesota Mile

DULUTH, Minn. - A premier class of one-Mile runners is assembled for Sunday’s Minnesota Mile...

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Carlton County girls make strong showing at Minnesota Mile

September 12, 2013

Annual September road race in Duluth also saw fast Miles by the professionals with course records by Ben Blankenship (3:52.7) and Gabriele Anderson (4:21.3)

By Jana Peterson, Pine Journal

Last Sunday was a good day for Carlton County girls to run in Duluth.

Esko’s Kailee Kiminski took first...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: The Minnesota Mile

September 11, 2013

The Minnesota Mile was held on Sunday, September 8 and witnessed not only blazing fast new course records, but the fastest Miles ever run on Minnesota soil. Ben Blankenship, a Minnesota native and University of Minnesota Golden Gopher alumnus, lowered his personal best winning a close finish in...

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Blankenship, Anderson Shatter Course Records at Minnesota Mile

September 08, 2013

Race champions clock the fastest Mile performances ever on Minnesota soil; eight men go sub-4 minutes; 7th edition ends inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour 2013

By Bob Gustafson

DULUTH, Minn. – It was a day for records at Sunday’s seventh Minnesota Mile road race in downtown Duluth.

Ben...

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