Mile News Tagged Nike Festival Of Miles


Ping sets World Record for Age Group Mile — again

June 15, 2015

At 11 years old, Grace Ping ran a 5:07 Mile at the Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis, a BBTM Featured Event.

By Amelia Wedemeyer, Winona Post

It’s a rare moment in the life of the Ping sisters, Grace and Lauren, as they lounge together on a living room couch Monday afternoon, a week after...

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Grand Blanc’s Fisher makes history with sub-4 minute Mile

June 05, 2015

7th U.S. high school boy to join select club, ties as 3rd fastest HS Miler: "I don't really know what just happened..."

By Jeff Hollobaugh, Special to the Detroit Free Press

ST. LOUIS -- Running under the lights on a balmy Thursday evening more than 500 miles from his hometown of Grand Blanc,...

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Grant Fisher to attempt Sub-4 at Nike Festival of Miles

June 04, 2015

Grant Fisher will attempt to be the seventh prep in history to break four minutes in the Mile tonight; Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis, Missouri, a 2015 BBTM Featured Event, will be broadcast live on Flotrack.com beginning at 7:00pm CST.

By Johanna Gretschel, MileSplit

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Grant Fisher Eyes Sub-4 at Nike Festival of Miles

June 01, 2015

In St. Louis on Thursday, June 4, Michigan high schooler could make history as 7th U.S. HS sub-4 Miler as he races against professionals including defending champion Jordan McNamara

From Festival of Miles Foundation

ST. LOUIS - The Festival of Miles Foundation has announced a late addition to...

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2014 BBTM Top 4 Website Lists

December 30, 2014

Cain to Zamperini and more attract Mile fans!

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

As 2014 comes to a close we took a look at our website traffic to see what news articles and athletes reigned supreme. Since our launch in January 2012, the bringbackthemile.com website traffic has grown every...

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A Triple Crown for the Mile?

June 08, 2014

“What track needs is to coordinate these events." - Alan Webb

By Toni Reavis

Even as California Chrome‘s bid for horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years came to a thudding halt in yesterday’s 146th Belmont Stakes, the outdoor track season swept into full summer swing last Thursday from...

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McNamara Sets Meet & State Record at Nike Festival of Miles

June 05, 2014

Event record crowd of more than 2,000 treated to 4 men sub-4 minutes and 7 boys under 4:10 for the Mile at 7th edition

ST. LOUIS –  An event record crowd of more than 2,000 watched the fastest edition yet of the Nike Festival of Miles on Thursday evening. Temperatures in the 70s with little to...

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Trio of Meets Celebrates the Mile & American Middle Distance Running

June 05, 2014

All three meets partnering with the Bring Back the Mile campaign to celebrate and promote the storied distance

By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Jim Ryun becoming the first high school boy to break the famed 4 minute Mile barrier. Timing 3:59.0 in...

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Nike Festival of Miles features Olympians, NCAA Champions & Top HSers

June 05, 2014

7th charity track meet in St. Louis will benefit local runner battling cancer; event streamed live by MileSplit.com

ST. LOUIS – The Festival of Miles Foundation will host the seventh Nike Festival of Miles Thursday night at Saint Louis University High School beginning at 6:30pm. The meet...

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Nike Title Sponsor of Festival of Miles

March 20, 2014

The sporting goods giant to sponsor annual charity track meet in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS – The Festival of Miles Foundation announced today that Nike will be the new title sponsor for the Festival of Miles Charity Track Meet. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit runner Christopher Shaw, an...

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