October 02, 2016
Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 GP purse; Tour Performance-of-the-Year by Ben Blankenship & Emily Lipari; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event for third edition
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (October 2, 2016) – At the ...
September 17, 2016
Fifth edition awards an event record $30,000 prize purse; Kampf, Queen of the Road Mile, secures at least a tie for third straight Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour title at fifth stop in the Steel City; Tour 2016 finale hosted by The Navy Mile on Sunday, October 2 in Washington, DC
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...
December 30, 2015
Two HSers go sub-4, record annual first sub-4 for U.S. men, NCAA coaches vote YES to run the Mile again at outdoor Championships, $365,000-plus record prize money, BBTM Grand Prix Tour and more highlight year for storied distance
By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile
To say the least, it was...
May 23, 2015
The 3:56-Miler packs protein into his vegan diet.
From Running Times
Ford Palmer, 24, set his Mile PR, 3:56.79, in February. The New Jersey-New York Track Club runner started a vegan diet after his college physician told him he had high blood pressure for a 20-year-old. Palmer also credits...
August 04, 2014
Heidi Gregson clocks 4:34.05, the fastest women's time in North Carolina history
By Pat Price
RALEIGH, N.C. – On Friday night, August 1st, nearly 1,000 spectators lined the Meredith College track and stood atop the grass embankment to watch New Jersey-New York Track Club’s Ford Palmer run the...
July 13, 2014
The Absegami High School grad was a 200-pound middle linebacker in football and a good, but not dominating track man.
By Elliott Denman, Asbury Park Press Correspondent
Ford Palmer continues to write one of American track & field’s most surprising success stories of the 2014 season.
May 30, 2014
The 4-minute barrier remains elusive for the former football player
By Liam Boylan-Pett, Running Times
On March 8, Ford Palmer ran a Mile in 4:00.43. A year earlier, he had run 4:00.46, so at least his March effort was a step forward. On April 26, he ran 4:00.00 at Penn Relays. Another PR,...