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1.19.12

Bring Back the Mile Launches

National campaign to elevate and celebrate the storied, iconic...


1.5.21

Jim Ryun: The world’s deadliest ever finisher?

High school phenom went on to produce finishing bursts that...


12.22.20

The Best Mile Moments of 2020

Longstanding women’s U.S. indoor Mile record shattered; 11th U.S....


1.10.21

Looking Back at the Best Moments from the Millrose Games

From Paavo Nurmi to Mary Decker to Eamonn Coghlan to Bernard Lagat...


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Looking Back at the Best Moments from the Millrose Games

January 10, 2021

From Paavo Nurmi to Mary Decker to Eamonn Coghlan to Bernard Lagat to Elinor Purrier, stars have shone brightly at the oldest continuously contested U.S. indoor track meet

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

For the first time since the inaugural competition in 1908, the Millrose Games, the...

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Jim Ryun: The world’s deadliest ever finisher?

January 05, 2021

High school phenom went on to produce finishing bursts that definitely would have won him modern medals in slow run races and apart from the unhelpful surfaces, remember there were no wonder shoes back then.

By Steven Smythe, Athletics Weekly

There are some races you think the way the race...

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McSweyn breaks Australian All-Comers Mile record

December 29, 2020

"I’m a Tasmanian. The North West coast is where I grew up so I want to come here and perform, and I’m happy I was able to do that this year."

By Jon Mulkeen for World Athletics, with assistance from Sean Whipp

Stewart McSweyn capped a memorable 2020 campaign with a lifetime best in the Mile...

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COVID-19 Triggers 2021 Millrose Games Cancellation

December 27, 2020

The world’s most prestigious indoor track & field meet will return to The Armory on February 12, 2022

From The Armory Foundation

NEW YORK – The Armory Foundation has decided after extensive consultations with health experts that, due to rising cases nationally of COVID-19, it is advisable to...

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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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