April 09, 2021
This year, our ability to successfully execute the Drake Relays, the USATF 1 Mile Road Championships again and also the Virtual Grand Blue Mile with a standing LOC ready to host is deeply embedded in our culture.
By Bring Back the Mile
We recently had a chat with Blake Boldon, Franklin P....
March 27, 2021
"Winning state titles when I was at Bangor, breaking 4 minutes when I was at the University of Maine and then winning the U.S. road championship are probably the three highlights of my career..."
By Ernie Clark, Bangor Daily News
Riley Masters opted for a subtle approach to make the public...
March 23, 2021
Prakel, Lipari to defend titles in Des Moines on Wednesday, April 21; $15,000 prize purse available
From Drake Relays
Once again, Des Moines will host the USA Track & Field (USATF) 1 Mile Road Championships presented by Toyota, with some of the world's most elite runners competing for a...
February 20, 2020
Past national champions Hurt, Masters, Lipari & Kampf commit to 2020 race on Tuesday evening, April 21; $30,000 prize purse available
From Grand Blue Mile
DES MOINES, Iowa - Grand Blue Mile officials from Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Drake Relays have announced the USA Track &...
April 23, 2019
At Grand Blue Mile, event and championship record for Hiltz, men's photo finish; $27,500 prize purse awarded; also first stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour presented by Running Warehouse
Contributed by Scott Bush, USATF, and Drake Athletic Communications
DES MOINES, Iowa – Deep fields led to...
March 24, 2019
Defending champions Riley Masters, Emily Lipari headline 10th event edition in Des Moines; $30,000 overall prize purse to be awarded
Grand Blue Mile (GBM) officials from Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Drake Relays announced the national Mile road championships will be returning in 2019...
May 12, 2016
Heather Kampf wins 4th USATF 1 Mile Road title; second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016
By Charlie Mahler, Twin Cities In Motion
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Ben Blankenship broke the event record at the 11th Medtronic TC 1 Mile with a runaway 3:55.8 victory to claim his first USATF 1 Mile Road...
May 10, 2016
Pro fields set for USATF 1 Mile Road Championships and second stop on the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour; $25,000 prize purse with $10,000 for event record
From Twin Cities In Motion
The Medtronic TC 1 Mile, which already enjoyed a rich Minnesota flavor with a pair of locally grown...
May 09, 2016
The Princeton University graduate brings a 3:58.66 Mile personal best with him to the Medtronic TC 1 Mile; 2nd stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016
From Twin Cities In Motion
Joe Stilin, a graduate of Princeton University, brings a 3:58.66 Mile personal best with him to the Medtronic TC 1 Mile...