December 15, 2017
It’s interesting how the Mile has always stood the test of time, still embraced worldwide, an anomaly alongside the standard Olympic distances.
By Sonia O'Sullivan for The Irish Times
There’s really only one good way to get warm in this weather, and that’s to go for a run.
Last Monday I...
December 12, 2017
Limited number of Bannister-Landy signed prints so order this Mile collectible today!
It has come to Bring Back the Mile’s attention that a limited number of autographed prints of “The Moment” when John Landy turned the wrong way as Roger Bannister passed him in the home stretch to win “The...
December 03, 2017
The British codified the iconic distance, tied to the furlong, in the 16th century
By Sam Benson Smith, Reader's Digest
Nearly every country in the world uses the metric system as its official system of weights and measurements. Yes, fellow Americans, we are among the exceptions to this rule,...
August 26, 2017
Bring Back the Mile, a website and community that promotes and celebrates the Mile as a preeminent distance in the United States, has done an excellent job of tracking the American women who have broken 4:30.
By Sally Bergesen, Outside
“What’s the equivalent of the 4 minute Mile for women?”...
August 21, 2017
Bring Back the Mile has a comprehensive calendar of Mile races across the country.
By Jen A. Miller, The New York Times
A lot of runners, myself included, are putting in long hours getting ready for fall marathons and half marathons. But if you don’t have the time for all that training or...
August 11, 2017
“The folks at Bring Back the Mile have raised awareness as well.”
By Matt Gross, Men's Journal
Next to the marathon, the Mile may be the most iconic of all race distances. Short enough to inspire an all-out push, but long enough to require stamina, the humble Mile — 5,280 feet, in case you’re...
August 10, 2017
Top fields to vie for $15,000 guaranteed prize purse plus time bonuses at New Balance Falmouth Road Race Weekend track event on Saturday, August 19
From New Balance Falmouth Road Race
FALMOUTH, Mass. – Nick Willis, the two-time Olympic medalist at 1500 meters, and three-time winner Katie...
July 23, 2017
Expert-backed ways anyone can increase their speed at the storied distance.
By Erin Kelly
If you just can’t seem to ever see yourself getting excited about running a marathon — or just need a change of pace from those long, grueling, endurance runs that training for a longer race requires —...
April 21, 2017
USA 1 Mile Road Championships returns to Des Moines, IA under the leadership of new Franklin P. Johnson Drake Relays Director Blake Boldon; $30,000 overall prize purse welcomes the country’s best Milers to the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2017 opener
By Bring Back the Mile
One of only four sub-4...
April 01, 2017
President Trump’s edict officially recognizes storied distance’s embedded place in the country’s cultural DNA and history
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (April 1, 2017) – President Donald Trump today has signed and issued Executive Order #359 that makes the Mile the official distance in America...
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