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Morton Games Becomes First Bring Back the Mile International Partner

February 27, 2013

Historic Irish Mile attracts international talent each year including top Americans

By Bring Back the Mile & Morton Games

The Morton Games and Bring Back the Mile (BBTM) announce that they have entered into a partnership to support the storied Morton Mile, a race with a rich history going...

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Bring Back the Mile Announces Anniversary Contest Winner

February 21, 2013

Nathan Bickell and Shai Ben-Dor win $359 Running Warehouse gift certificate for their #IAMTHEMILE video to be featured in BBTM’s anniversary video

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (February 21, 2013) – Nathan Bickell and Shai Ben-Dor of Ithaca, NY are the winners of the Bring Back the Mile Anniversary...

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Inaugural ‘Bring Back the Mile’ Tour Announced

February 08, 2013

By Presidio Sports

Santa Barbara’s Ryan Lamppa has always thought that the Mile distance deserves more credit. Once a showcase in American sports, the Mile has gradually slipped from prominence in running competitions throughout the country.

It’s that belief that led to Lamppa hatching a...

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Bring Back the Mile Tour to Begin Saturday

January 30, 2013

By Barbara Huebner, NYRR News Service

The inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour, consisting of 13 events across the United States, will kick off on Saturday with men’s and women’s Miles at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston and the Camel City Indoor Mile in Winston-Salem, NC. Stop Number...

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Bring Back the Mile Announces Tour 2013

January 28, 2013

Inaugural tour includes 13 stops and end-of-the-year gala celebrating America’s distance from sea to shining sea

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (January 28, 2013) – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate and celebrate the iconic distance, has announced its inaugural tour that includes...

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Bring Back the Mile Marks First Year

January 16, 2013

National movement to elevate and celebrate storied distance to expand beachhead in 2013; first-year anniversary contest ends Sunday, January 20, 2013

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (January 16, 2013) – On Friday, January 18, Bring Back the Mile, launched with a YouTube trailer video called “I am the...

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Catching Up with Bring Back the Mile’s Ryan Lamppa

December 27, 2012

By Scott Bush, RunnerSpace

In the beginning of 2012 fans across the sport were introduced to Bring Back the Mile. The movement launched a national discussion around the Mile, both on the track and on the roads, as coaches, athletes, fans, race directors and others in the sport started to take...

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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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Bring Back the Mile with Ryan Lamppa

September 13, 2012

By Jennie McCafferty, Running Network TV

Jennie McCafferty of Michigan Runner interviews Ryan Lamppa, Founder of Bring Back the Mile, who explains the genesis and objectives of the national campaign to elevate and celebrate the iconic distance and why the Mile still matters.

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Bring Back the Mile Launches Club Support Program

September 10, 2012

Austin Track Club first training group to receive a percent of BBTM merchandise sales to help support their aspiring Olympians

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (September 10, 2012) – As the 2012 London Olympic Games closed, aspiring Olympic athletes quickly turned their gaze to Brazil and the 2016 Rio...

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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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