Mile News Tagged Usa 1 Mile Road Championships


Making the Most of Your Mile: Grand Blue Mile

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

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One of only four sub-4...

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USATF 1 Mile Road Championship Fields Announced for Grand Blue Mile

April 19, 2017

Event also kicks off the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2017 in Des Moines; $25,000 national championship purse with $5000 for each national champion

DES MOINES - Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced the elite fields for the 2017 USA 1 Mile Road Championships set for Tuesday,...

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USA Road Championships Return to Grand Blue Mile

February 06, 2017

Annual April event, part of historic Drake Relays, offers $25,000 national championship prize purse with $5000 for USA champion

From Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa – Grand Blue Mile (GBM) officials from Wellmark and the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee announced the USA Track & Field 1 Mile...

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Minnesotans Heath, Kampf Sweep USATF Championships at Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 14, 2015

Rainy conditions at Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 second stop; $25,000 prize money awarded

From Twin Cities In Motion

MINNEAPOLIS – Minnesota natives Garrett Heath and Heather Kampf won the 10th running of the Medtronic TC 1 Mile earning USATF 1 Mile Road titles on a rain-soaked...

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Minnesotans Are Favorites for Thursday’s Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 11, 2015

USATF 1 Mile Road Championships and second Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 stop draws top pro field vying for $25,000 purse and $10,00 event record bonuses

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ST. PAUL, Minn. – A pair of Minnesotans are the...

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Two Minnesota Stars Added to Medtronic TC 1 Mile Field

April 29, 2015

Former Gopher Grunewald, Winona native Heath to face top field; $25,000 prize purse plus $10,000 event record bonuses; second BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2015 stop in Minneapolis on Thursday, May 14

From Twin Cities In Motion

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Former University of Minnesota star Gabriele Grunewald...

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Medtronic TC 1 Mile Moves to Hennepin Avenue in Downtown Minneapolis

February 10, 2015

11th edition to draw 3,000 runners to cultural heart of Minnesota; event also second stop on the Bring Back the Mile Tour 2015

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Hennepin Avenue will provide the dramatic backdrop for the Medtronic TC 1 Mile, which will draw more than 3,000 runners to a brand new downtown...

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TF365: Nicole Schappert Eyes Healthy Season Ahead

April 21, 2014

NJ*NY TC star athlete set to compete in the USA 1 Mile Road Championships

By Scott Bush, RunnerSpace.com

In 2012, former Villanova All-American Nicole Schappert was on a roll. After finishing tenth in the Olympic Trials 1500m final, the Florida native headed to Europe and ran a couple big PRs...

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Heath to Defend USA 1 Mile Road Title

April 21, 2014

Top fields expected at Grand Blue Mile in Des Moines on Tuesday evening; $25,000 purse with $5000 for each national champion

By Scott Bush, RunnerSpace.com

Many of the top middle distance runners in the United States are set to go head-to-head this Tuesday evening at the USA 1 Mile Road...

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Elite Athlete Spotlight - Garrett Heath

April 26, 2013

Joey Lamar, USA Track & Field

Garrett Heath’s lime-green shoes pounded the pavement toward the finish line in the last 100 meters. But Leo Manzano, the 2012 Olympic 1500-meter silver medalist, and 2011 USA Indoor Mile champion Jeff See stood in the way.

The three ran so close together they...

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