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11.23.22

15 Reasons Why We Love the Mile

Because of its universality and general appeal, the Mile is “so...


10.27.22

Colin Sahlman: 2022 TFN HS Boys Athlete Of The Year

His Bowerman Mile time of 3:56.24 lifted him to #3 all-time on the...


11.17.22

Endless Mileage Project recognizes every first U.S. sub-4 and 4:30 Miler with tree in Fast Forest

Rio Olympian and three-time U.S. champion Ben Blankenship...


12.4.22

Polk County native Tony Waldrop, legendary runner and educator, dies at 70

In 1974, the UNC athlete produced a memorable, magical year of...


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Polk County native Tony Waldrop, legendary runner and educator, dies at 70

December 04, 2022

In 1974, the UNC athlete produced a memorable, magical year of racing that included the indoor Mile world record, first sub-4 at the Wanamaker Mile and still standing Penn Relays Mile record

From PolkSports.com

Dr. Tony Waldrop, who established himself as a track star at Polk Central High...

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15 Reasons Why We Love the Mile

November 23, 2022

Because of its universality and general appeal, the Mile is “so simple, which is the beauty of it.”

By Jenny McCoy, Runner's World

It’s almost time for the Runner’s World 2022 Holiday Run Streak, where we challenge you to log at least a Mile a day from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. Joining...

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Endless Mileage Project recognizes every first U.S. sub-4 and 4:30 Miler with tree in Fast Forest

November 17, 2022

Rio Olympian and three-time U.S. champion Ben Blankenship spearheads launch of non-profit organization

EUGENE, Ore. – Ben Blankenship has unveiled his non-profit the Endless Mileage Project, an organization dedicated to the intersection of sustainability and the running community.

Endless...

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Colin Sahlman: 2022 TFN HS Boys Athlete Of The Year

October 27, 2022

His Bowerman Mile time of 3:56.24 lifted him to #3 all-time on the U.S. high school list; only national recordholder Alan Webb and ’60s wunderkind Jim Ryun ran faster as prep legends

By Sieg Lindstrom, Track & Field News

A goal-oriented athlete, as those who earn High School AOY honors tend...

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Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

ELEVATE
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
Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
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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