Mile News Tagged Sir Walter Miler


Sir Walter Miler 2015 set for Friday, August 7

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...

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The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014

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...

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Wonderful, Magical, Magnificent Mile!

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...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: The Magnificent Mile

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...

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Sir Walter Miler: New Template for Popular Track Meets?

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

By LetsRun.com

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...

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Crazy Running: A 15 Year Journey to 4 Minutes

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...

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Ford Palmer leads three under 4 minutes at inaugural Sir Walter Miler

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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Inaugural Sir Walter Miler challengers attempt to break 40 year sub-4 dry spell

July 30, 2014

Bring Back the Mile Featured Event; both fields compete for a $4000 guaranteed prize purse

From Sir Walter Miler

RALEIGH, N.C. – The fields are set for the Sir Walter Miler this Friday night, August 1st, at the Meredith College Track. The night includes three mile races and a pre and post...

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Inaugural Sir Walter Miler Set for August 1 in Raleigh

June 30, 2014

Matthew Elliott first announced top Miler; community track event to feature Women’s Sub-4.5 and Men’s Sub-4 Challenges

RALEIGH, N.C. – The inaugural Sir Walter Miler will take place on Friday, August 1, 2014 at the Meredith College Track. The event will start at 9:00pm. The event is building on...

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