December 22, 2020
Longstanding women’s U.S. indoor Mile record shattered; 11th U.S. high schooler sub-4; two outdoor Masters age group world records; COVID-19 causes cancelled events, limited racing year
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
The main storyline of 2020 was obviously the COVID-19 pandemic and its...
August 29, 2020
Three men go sub-4; Lipari sets national championship record
Report from USATF
DES MOINES, Iowa – At a rare 2020 USA Championship, thanks to the Drake Blue Oval Showcase presented by Mediacom, Sam Prakel and Emily Lipari won USATF 1 Mile Road Championship crowns, clocking 3 minutes, 58.3...
August 21, 2020
Drake Blue Oval Showcase presented by Mediacom hosts title tilt with stadium finish; $10,000 prize purse
From Drake Relays
Despite a four-month postponement, Des Moines will reprise its role as the host of the USA Track & Field 1 Mile Road Championship when the nation's best Milers compete...
August 04, 2020
Featuring a Rio Olympian, four USA Road Mile champions and four race champions, the virtual elite field hopes to inspire and motivate other race participants with their virtual Mile races
PITTSBURGH – Even though the make-up of the race is different this year, the 2020 Fleet Feet...
October 16, 2019
Four Mile maniacs also win Tour presenting sponsor Running Warehouse $50 gift cards and BBTM swag
Bring Back the Mile, the campaign to elevate & celebrate the iconic distance, has announced the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 two "Best Moments" winners per gender. Click on the athlete name below for...
October 06, 2019
At the 5th edition, women’s champion shatters course record; BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 presented by Running Warehouse finale also crowns Herrera, Kampf Tour champions
Summary by Bring Back the Mile
WASHINGTON, DC - At the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 finale, The Navy Mile, on a cloudy Sunday...
August 16, 2019
“The goal of the Guardian Mile has always been to provide an amazing race, great experience and bring in the top local, national and international elite athletes..."
By Mike Peticca, Special to The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The second running of the Guardian Mile on Saturday is expected...
August 09, 2019
Downtown Pittsburgh’s only evening road race draws 1,000-plus participants; $28,200 prize purse overall; third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019
PITTSBURGH – At the 8th Fleet Feet Liberty Mile on Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh, the pro races ended with two thrilling...
August 06, 2019
“One of America’s most iconic races” in downtown Pittsburgh on Friday evening, Aug. 9, $23,000 Open purse; BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 third stop
PITTSBURGH – The Fleet Feet Liberty Mile, downtown Pittsburgh’s only evening road race, returns on Friday, August 9. Named “one of America’s...
April 12, 2019
10th edition, first stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019, offers $25,000 Open purse with $5000 for each national champion
Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced preliminary fields for the 2019 USATF 1 Mile Road Championships set for Tuesday, April 23, in downtown Des Moines. A world...
April 05, 2019
Top local talent also showcased at Scholastic Mile races; $14,500 Open prize purse
BOSTON - The Boston Athletic Association (B.A.A.) has announced an elite field of world class competitors for the 2019 B.A.A. Invitational Mile, to be held on Saturday morning, April 13, two days before the 123rd...
March 24, 2019
Defending champions Riley Masters, Emily Lipari headline 10th event edition in Des Moines; $30,000 overall prize purse to be awarded
Grand Blue Mile (GBM) officials from Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Drake Relays announced the national Mile road championships will be returning in 2019...
September 30, 2018
Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 #Tour2018 GP purse; Eric Avila & Shannon Osika earn Tour Performance-of-the-Year bonus; fifth edition also featured Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” online contest at every stop
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (September 30,...
August 11, 2018
Debut road race draws 400 runners and awards $14,000 prize purse
By Mike Peticca, special to cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio - Numerous big cities have signature Mile road runs, and Cleveland hopes to join the club.
Based on the organization and the spirit at Saturday night's first running of...
May 10, 2018
Australian Sam McEntee takes men’s title in event debut; $25,000 Open prize purse awarded; BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018 second stop
From Twin Cities In Motion
MINNEAPOLIS – Emily Lipari of San Diego and Australian Sam McEntee won women’s & men’s titles, respectively, at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile...
May 08, 2018
2018 USA Road Mile champion and reigning BBTM GP Tour champion returns to the Twin Cities to defend her title at the Medtronic TC 1 Mile on Thursday evening.
By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile
The Medtronic TC 1 Mile defending champion, Emily Lipari, is returning to headline another...
May 07, 2018
Minneapolis riverfront course to host more than 2,500 runners; $25,000 Open prize purse; Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2018 second stop
From Twin Cities In Motion
ST. PAUL, Minn. – Last year’s Medtronic TC 1 Mile women’s champion Emily Lipari of San Diego returns to defend her title...
April 24, 2018
9th event edition awards $25,000 national championship purse; first stop on the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2018
From Drake Relays
DES MOINES, Iowa – In down-to-the-wire exciting finishes, Riley Masters and Emily Lipari bested their respective fields to win the 9th Grand Blue Mile, the USATF 1 Mile...
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...
July 28, 2017
Overcast skies and the threat of a downpour fueled athletes to run faster and stronger; sixth edition offered $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC; third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017
PITTSBURGH – (July 28, 2017) – At the 6th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday evening, runners...
May 11, 2017
At 12th edition, more than 2,000 run in downtown Minneapolis; second stop on the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2017
From Twin Cities In Motion
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Stillwater native Ben Blankenship and Emily Lipari of Brighton, Mass. won the professional races at the 12th running of the Medtronic TC 1...
September 11, 2016
4th stop on Bring Back the Mile Tour 2016; two-time defending women’s Tour champion Kampf adds to her standings lead; Crawford & Palmer tied for the men with two events remaining
From Grandma’s Marathon
DULUTH, Minn. – Chris O’Hare, a 2016 Olympian from Great Britain, won Sunday’s 10th...
March 20, 2014
Newly crowned NCAA Indoor Mile champion: "As my years at Villanova progressed, I realized how hard it was to win a national championship."
By Pat Price, DailyRelay.com
1) Daily Relay: Congrats on your first individual NCAA championship. The race seemed to play to your strengths. How bad did...