Mile News Tagged Monumental Mile

Run This Race: The Monumental Mile

May 22, 2017

Celebrate the fact that you have run the most glorious distance in all of running!

By Jill Geer, ​Beyond Monumental

With all due respect to other distances, there are exactly three glamour events in running: The 100 meters, the Mile, and the marathon.

The marathon takes months to train for,...

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Top 5 Reasons to Run (only!) One Mile

May 26, 2015

"Great stories are everywhere - ask people why they are running the Mile."

By Rose Scovel, Indianapolis Monumental Blog

I am a distance runner. I didn't start running until I was 32 and started racing with a 3 Mile race. I have trained for, and run, three full marathons and 48 half-marathons...

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Legesse, Stepanova win inaugural Monumental Mile

June 10, 2014

"Mile races are hard to find so when you have them, you want to pack them," said Ebersole. "Elites typically don't get many chances to run this type of race."

By Autumn Allison, Indy Star

Four seconds may have kept Frezer Legesse from breaking the 4-minute barrier a second time this year, but...

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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.

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.

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.

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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