#Tour2018 Standings

After 2 of 6 races

MEN

1) Daniel Herrera (LA), 12 points
2) Riley Masters (CO), 10 pts
    Sam McEntee (AUS), 10 pts
4) Eric Avila (CA), 8 pts

WOMEN

1) Emily Lipari (WA), 20 points
2) Brenda Martinez (CA), 8 pts
    Cory McGee (MA), 8 pts
4) Sarah Brown (MA), 7 pts

#Tour2018 Prize Money

After 2 of 6 races

MEN

1) Riley Masters (CO), $5000
    Sam McEntee (AUS), $5000
3) Daniel Herrera (LA), $4250
4) Eric Avila (CA), $2500

WOMEN

1) Emily Lipari (WA), $10,000
2) Cory McGee (MA), $3000
3) Brenda Martinez (CA), $2500
4) Sarah Brown (MA), $2300

 

 

 

Bring Back the Mile GP Tour 2018

The BBTM Grand Prix Tour returns for its fifth year with six top U.S. Mile events, exciting racing action and overall prize money of $135,000. For the fans, the Running Warehouse online contest also returns for each event with a chance at winning great prizes, including a pair of shoes, BBTM swag and more!

The guaranteed prize purse for the six Tour events totals $125,000 plus an additional $10,000 for the Grand Prix athletes. Per Tour event per gender, top 6 will score points (10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1) with the top 4 scorers earning Grand Prix money ($2500, $1000, $750 and $500) plus a $250 bonus for the Tour Performance-of-the-Year will be awarded per gender. #Tour2018

Tour News   Mile Calendar    Athlete Bios    Pick-the-Winner!

BBTM GP Tour Press Releases
Ed Murphey Memphis Mile Joins BBTM GP Tour 2018
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018 Schedule Announced
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2015 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014 Summary

BBTM GP Tour Champions (2014-17)
2014 Jack Bolas & Heather Kampf
2015 Jack Bolas & Heather Kampf
2016 Riley Masters & Heather Kampf
2017 Ben Blankenship & Emily Lipari

 

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile - Fri, Jul 20

Downtown Pittsburgh, PA

This unique 1 Mile evening road race is short, fast and fun for the whole family in the Steel City's downtown. The event features six waves of runners from the recreational level to the elite level with competitors and participants alike. The 7th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile offers $25,000 in American Development prize money with $5000 for each Open race champion. #LibertyMile

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2017 Race Champions
Ben Blankenship (USA / OR), 4:05, defended title
Emily Lipari (USA / MA), 4:35

Race story and results HERE.

Ed Murphey Memphis Mile - Sat, August 25

Memphis, TN

The Ed Murphey Memphis Mile returns for another year of exciting racing action, and this year, the second edition has added a women's Mile. The track event offers $18,000 in guaranteed prize money, going 6-deep per gender. There will also be Memphis & Tennessee soil Mile record bonus money. #MurpheyMile

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Minnesota Mile - Fri, September 7

Downtown Duluth, MN

The Minnesota Mile, the home of the fastest Miles ever recorded in the state, features a loop course on the scenic Skyline Parkway near downtown Duluth. The 12th edition is contested in the evening with a number of race divisions including the professional Minnesota Mile that offers $17,000 in Open prize money. #MinnesotaMile

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2017 Race Champions
Ben Blankenship (USA / OR), 4:07
Heather Kampf (USA / MN), 4:42

Race story and results HERE.

The Navy Mile - Sun, September 30

Washington, DC

The Navy Mile on Pennsylvania Avenue presented by USAA is again the finale of the BBTM Grand Prix Tour and the 4th edition offers $15,000 in Open prize money. In addition, there is a $1000 bonus if the winner goes sub-4:00 (men) or sub-4:35 (women). #TheNavyMile

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Event Website

2017 Race Champions
Kirubel Erassa (USA / GA), 4:06
Eglay Nalyanya (KEN), 4:45

2017 race story and results HERE.

Grand Blue Mile - Tues, April 24

Downtown Des Moines, IA

The Grand Blue Mile is the Midwest’s premier community street run for all ages and abilities, and with 7 heats and 4,000-plus finishers, the event is the third largest U.S. road Mile. The 9th edition offers $25,000 in Open prize money overall and features a long U-shaped USATF-certified road course. The event again hosts the USA 1 Mile Championships. #GBM2018

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2018 Race Champions
Riley Masters (USA / CO), 4:03.12
Emily Lipari (USA / WA), 4:32.87

2018 race story and results HERE.

Medtronic TC 1 Mile - Thurs, May 10

Gold Medal Park, downtown Minneapolis, MN

The Medtronic TC 1 Mile is one of the largest U.S. road Mile events. At 13th edition, join thousands of runners and race on a U-shaped course in downtown Minneapolis near beautiful Gold Medal Park and alongside the Mississippi River and then stay to cheer on professional runners battle it out for Mile glory and a $25,000 prize purse! #TC1Mile

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2018 Race Champions
Sam McEntee (AUS), 4:03
Emily Lipari (USA / MA), 4:40

2018 race story & results HERE.

 

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Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

CELEBRATE
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NATIONAL MOVEMENT
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to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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