Mile News Tagged Sarah Bowen Shea

The Most Important Mile of My Life

August 22, 2013

Encouraged by 1992 Olympic bronze medalist Lynn Jennings: "that Mile cemented my faith in my ability and determination."

By Sarah Bowen Shea, Another Mother Runner

I’d done a timed Mile before–but never one with the eyes of an Olympian glued to me. This time, Lynn Jennings, the 10,000 meter...

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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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