July 26, 2017
By Bring Back the Mile
We exchanged emails with rising U.S. Mile star Lauren Johnson ahead of Friday evening's GNC Live Well Liberty Mile showdown in Pittsburgh. Lauren, 30, who is currently living in her hometown of Huntington, Indiana, but is essentially "homeless" this track season before...
January 27, 2017
The first person with autism to break 4 minutes in the Mile shows no signs of stopping.
By John Hanc, Runner's World
He’s been profiled on ESPN, on NBC News, and in the Wall Street Journal in the last year alone. But perhaps the apogee of Mikey Brannigan’s career came in September, when he...
December 28, 2016
Two more U.S. high school boys go sub-4, Drew Hunter and Michael Slagowski; two historic Olympic 1500 medals won in Rio by Matthew Centrowitz (gold) and Jenny Simpson (bronze); $480,000-plus record prize money awarded; third BBTM Grand Prix Tour sets records and more highlight banner year
September 06, 2016
"Mikey wants to inspire all kids to participate in any athletic sport, and wants to continue to be a role model for other people with autism—to show them that there are no limits.”
By Sheri ArbitalJacoby, Great Neck Record
His Facebook page is filled with photos from graduation, the beach and...
August 09, 2016
Mikey Brannigan sets a Paralympic world record for the T20 classification.
By Alison Wade, Runner's World
At the Sir Walter Miler meet on Friday, August 5 in Raleigh, North Carolina, 19-year-old Mikey Brannigan finished seventh in the Mile, clocking 3:57.58 to smash his previous personal...
August 08, 2016
“We wanted to take advantage of the fact that we knew I was in incredible shape. You can't always show it in the rounds because they're little more tactical. So it's nice to just go and see it on paper.”
By Jeff Hollobaugh, Track & Field News
The homestretch battle in the OT 1500 between ...
July 20, 2016
Cross country "strength is essential. Also, the end of a race speed is 'make or break' for success" for the Mile.
From Sir Walter Miler
It had been some time since anyone got close to Ken Popejoy’s North Carolina outdoor Mile record. In 2014, Ford Palmer took the title in 3:57.61, and in...
September 10, 2015
A road Mile tradition continues in Raleigh on Sunday, September 13 with $2300 in prize money and an opportunity for everyone of all ages to ring the PR bell
By Bring Back the Mile
The Oak City Mile will hit the streets of downtown Raleigh, NC this Sunday maintaining a 1-Mile road race...
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...
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