Mile News Tagged Ryan Shay Mile

Queen of the Road Mile Heather Kampf: Tips for Success

November 08, 2016

Three-time BBTM Grand Prix Tour champion has recorded 24 road Mile wins since 2011!

By Bring Back the Mile

Like no other runner, Heather Kampf has become a master of the road Mile or as she is affectionately known, The Queen of the Road Mile. Since the fall of 2011, the three-time BBTM Grand...

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Kampf Four-Peats, Edwards Wins Ryan Shay Mile

July 25, 2015

Three men sub-4 and five women sub-4:30 at 8th edition

From Matt Peterson

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. – The 8th Ryan Shay Mile took place Saturday morning in Charlevoix under partly cloudy skies and 70 degree temperatures. This invitational road Mile had separate races for men and women with $4000 in...

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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. – Jack Bolas and Heather Kampf won the inaugural Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014 titles with 24...

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Heather Kampf 3-Peats, Sets Event Record at Ryan Shay Mile

July 26, 2014

Rob Finnerty wins men’s Mile at 7th edition; third stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

By Jeff Hartnagle

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. – Heather Kampf again showed why she is The Queen of the Road Miles with a three-peat performance and event record 4:21.39 clocking at the 7th Ryan Shay...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Ryan Shay Mile

July 24, 2014

Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series speaks with race director Matt Peterson about the Charlevoix running community, Ryan Shay and Saturday’s 7th Ryan Shay Mile, the third stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014.

By Bring Back the Mile

In 2007, Matt Peterson, Douglas...

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Elite Mile run in remembrance of Ryan Shay

July 22, 2014

Top entrants include defending champion and event record holder Heather Kampf, Amanda Eccleston, Rob Finnerty and Daniel Stockberger

By Anne Kelly, Charlevoix Courier contributor

CHARLEVOIX — The Venetian Festival in Charlevoix would not be complete without stepping back for a moment each...

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Champ Kampf returns to GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in Pittsburgh

August 08, 2013

Jordan McNamara headlines men's field; downtown road race 11th stop on inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour

By Karen Price, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Heather Kampf was passing the leader approaching the final lap of the 600 meter dash at the Big Ten Indoor Track Championship. Then she was flat...

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Clark, Kampf Defend Titles at Ryan Shay Mile

July 27, 2013

Kampf sets women's course record in 4:30.9; 10th stop on the Bring Back the Mile Tour; event honors legacy of Ryan Shay 

CHARLEVOIX, Mich. - The 6th Ryan Shay Mile took place Saturday morning in Charlevoix under cloudy skies and cool temperatures. The 10th stop on the 14-event inaugural Bring...

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Athletes Compete to Honor Ryan Shay

July 22, 2012

By David Monti, (c) 2011 Race Results Weekly, all rights reserved

Ryan Shay was the workhorse of American marathon running before his sudden death at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in New York at 28-years-old.  Shay, who ran for Notre Dame and later won the 2003 USA Marathon title, was...

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