April 27, 2018
5th event edition celebrates storied distance for runners of all ages & abilities
ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. - Now in its fifth year, the Nash UNC Health Care Rocket Mile returns to the streets of Downtown Rocky Mount on Sunday, May 6 at 2:00pm as the Road Runners Club of America National Championship...
August 27, 2015
The summer Mile event celebrates the emerging athlete while also bringing together the Raleigh community.
By Noah Ross, The Technician
In 1954, Roger Bannister did what most runners believed to be impossible. He became the first man to ever break the elusive barrier of the 4-minute Mile....
August 11, 2015
While the meet set plenty of notable stats and records, the goal to bring Raleigh into the track scene also succeeded, as a record crowd was on hand to watch the event.
From NC State
In just three years, the Sir Walter Miler has exploded onto the national track scene as well as the Raleigh...
August 07, 2015
That’s the point of this Mile race: to create a previously unheard-of experience for runners and fans alike.
By Aric Dilalla, The News & Observer
For those who may never make it to Amen Corner in Augusta or taste the strawberries and cream at Wimbledon, there’s a local option that should...
May 05, 2015
“The Mile distance is one that’s really special. Everyone relates to it, so for the running community it’s our bridge to the non-running world." - Sandy Roberts, men's winner
By Foster Landers, Rocky Mount Telegram
As runners milled about prior to Sunday’s Nash-UNC Health Care Rocket Mile at...