October 28, 2016
We need to be far more fan-friendly and that’s why I’m so pleased with ‘Bring Back the Mile’ and what they have been able to do. It’s one of those efforts where we realize they are investing in the future and the public and it helps people to identify with it all.
By Gary Cohen,...
June 11, 2014
HOKA ONE ONE presents the Mile Moment of the Month
By Bring Back the Mile
On June 11, 2011, Lukas Verzbicas became only the fifth U.S. high school athlete and the second in a high school-only race to break 4 minutes for the Mile with his winning 3:59.71 clocking at the adidas Dream Mile in...
May 31, 2013
Jon Rankin serves as BBTM's California Captain for the state petition drive to replace the 1600m with the Mile at the High School State Meet. He will be providing occasional posts on his journey as the California Captain. Below is entry number #1 to kick off the 2013 State Meet that begins this...
May 22, 2013
By Darrin DeTorres, DistancePreps.com
On a wet and windy day nearly 59 years ago, a young man with a dream of the seemingly impossible became the first runner to break the 4 minute barrier in the Mile. In the 59 years following Roger Bannister’s magical performance, runners all over the world...
May 21, 2013
Bernie Montoya to defend title; Will one or more high school boys break the coveted sub-4 minute Mile barrier?
NEW YORK – (May 21, 2013) – Twenty-eight of the top U.S. high school Mile athletes including defending champion Bernie Montoya are expected at the adidas Dream Mile to be contested at...
March 13, 2013
Tim Danielson was among an exclusive group of runners who had broken the mystic four-minute barrier. Now he is a runner shackled, charged with killing his ex-wife.
By Jere Longman, New York Times
SAN DIEGO — It was to be a reunion of Southern California’s top high school runners, more than a...