Mile News Tagged Katie Mackey


Making the Most of Your Mile: 2018 Grand Blue Mile

April 18, 2018

Event again hosts USA 1 Mile Road Championships as well as BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2018 opener; Drake Relays event director Blake Boldon discusses 2018 fields, shares what's new for this year and more!

By Bring Back the Mile

The USATF 1 Mile Road Championship returns to Des Moines for the second...

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Top Fields Set for 2018 USATF 1 Mile Road Championships at Grand Blue Mile

April 12, 2018

Katie Mackey to defend women’s national title; $25,000 guaranteed national championship purse with $5000 for each national champion; also the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix #Tour2018 season opener

From Grand Blue Mile

DES MOINES, Iowa - Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced the fields...

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Catching Up with Brooks Beast Katie Mackey

April 07, 2018

Without an amazing “pit crew” of selfless individuals who have supported me, there’s no way I would have made it this far!

From AthleteBiz

Katie Mackey raced to an eighth place finish in the 3000m at the World Indoor Championships earlier this year, securing herself as a top competitor among...

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How Pro Runner Katie Mackey Got Out of Her Head

March 02, 2018

“Instead I was thinking, ‘No. I’m going to make this team.’ I had very positive, confident thoughts.”

By Erin Strout, Outside magazine

She just made her first national team—after 13 failed attempts

When Katie Mackey, a professional runner for the Brooks Beasts, turned 30 last November, she...

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The Best Mile Moments of 2017

December 21, 2017

Record prize money awarded exceeds $500,000, Blankenship & Lipari win BBTM Grand Prix Tour titles, one more U.S. HSer sub-4, the brothers Ingebrigtsen make history, greatest women’s Mile ever and more highlight year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Since the Bring Back the Mile launch in...

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Kickin’ with Katie: Giving Back in Abundance

December 10, 2017

Weekend camp for high school girls provides running tips & tools, life lessons and more!

By Katie Mackey, Brooks Beasts Track Club

Imagine that you have a toolbox, and you need to hang a picture on the wall. You’d need to grab a hammer, some nails and maybe a leveler, but when you look into...

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This Is Why Runners Cling to Their Race Day Superstitions

November 19, 2017

“I would wear the same socks to every race and use lucky body wash the night before. It was exhausting to keep up.” - Katie Mackey

By Cindy Kuzma, Runner's World

If you follow Olympian Molly Huddle on Instagram, you know she has a secret—beyond arduous training—to her successful performances:...

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Blankenship, Lipari Win Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017 Titles

October 01, 2017

Grand prix tour with 5 stops awarded more than $100,000 plus $10,000 #Tour2017 GP purse; Clayton Murphy & Emily Lipari earn Tour Performance-of-the-Year bonus; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” online contest at every stop for fourth edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – At the Bring Back the...

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2-Time Olympic Medalist Nick Willis, Defending Champ Katie Mackey Headline Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile

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...

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Kampf, Blankenship to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

July 13, 2017

6th edition in downtown Pittsburgh offers $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017

From P3R

PITTSBURGH - Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions Heather Kampf and Ben Blankenship will return to the City of Champions  to defend their titles...

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