Mile News Tagged Running Times Magazine

Grandstand View: What is It That We Want?

October 10, 2012

Let's get specific if we want to improve track such as the Bring Back the Mile campaign

By Parker Morse, Running Times Magazine 

Earlier this year, Lashinda Demus dropped a small bombshell in the track world. In a moment of candor at a USOC media event, Demus, who would go on to win the 400m...

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The Stillwater System

September 19, 2012

Scott Christensen's high school program hones speed and produces long-term results.

By Jim Ferstle, Running Times Magazine

If you started running in high school, chances are you remember your coach. This is especially true if that coach developed your abilities beyond what you knew to be...

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Can America ‘Bring Back the Mile’?

May 01, 2012

A grassroots movement to return the Mile to glory is picking up speed in the U.S.

By Charlie Kuhn, Running Times Magazine

It used to be that a good Mile race was one of the biggest attractions in sports. Decades ago, when track and field was one of the most popular sports in the country, top...

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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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