August 08, 2015
In a time when the sport seeks to find a return to prominence, a small meet in North Carolina provided a glimpse of what the future of American track & field can look like.
By Christopher Chavez, Sports Illustrated
The community races kicked off at 8:00pm and more than 2,000 fans were already...
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...
August 05, 2015
“Where we can't compete in prize purse, we make up for in southern hospitality. We want fans and athletes to interact with no pretense.”- Pat Price
By Kevin Liao, Sporting News
Participation in high school track and field is at an all-time high, according to the National Federation of State...
May 08, 2015
Second edition will feature a one-of-kind “North Carolina vs. The World” Mile; also "Pop Up Miles” will take place Tuesdays in June
From Sir Walter Running
Three months from today, the Sir Walter Miler will ride again. The 2015 edition of the Sir Walter Miler will take place on Friday, August...
December 17, 2014
HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...
September 20, 2014
Other Mile races will increase awareness and participation overall...as the old saying goes – “A rising tide lifts all boats.”
By Teri Saylor, Running Journal
When I was in college, all freshmen were required to pass a physical education exam that ensured we could swim, tread water or float...
September 11, 2014
Presented by HOKA ONE ONE, the interview series speaks with Sarah Witt, Magnificent Mile founder and race director, on an event that is accessible and fun for all.
By Bring Back the Mile
The Magnificent Mile is entering its ninth year in Raleigh, North Carolina and paved the way for other...
August 09, 2014
"It was the best event I have ever been to as a track athlete.” - Ford Palmer, winner of inaugural Men's Elite Sir Walter Miler
The winner of the inaugural Sir Walter Miler - a Bring Back the Mile Featured Event - was first-time sub-4 Miler Ford Palmer of NJ*NY Track Club, the...
August 07, 2014
With 1,000 fans screaming, clapping, and slamming their hands on the track, yelling "GET IT, GET IT, GET IT!"
By Donnie Cowart
The Early Years
I can trace my thoughts about a sub-4 minute Mile all the way back to middle school. Just starting my running career, I had no idea the challenge and...
August 04, 2014
Heidi Gregson clocks 4:34.05, the fastest women's time in North Carolina history
By Pat Price
RALEIGH, N.C. – On Friday night, August 1st, nearly 1,000 spectators lined the Meredith College track and stood atop the grass embankment to watch New Jersey-New York Track Club’s Ford Palmer run the...
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