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American Rebels: Massachusetts’ Proud History with the High School Mile

February 21, 2012

Only U.S. state to still embrace and keep the Mile at high school level including at its State Meet; "The Mile is part of who we are.”

By Duncan Larkin, Bring Back the Mile

Ever since that first historical “shot heard around the world” at the Battle of Lexington in 1775, the state of...

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Massachusetts Stands Alone for High School Mile

February 21, 2012

Only U.S. state to keep the Mile at high school level including at its State Meet thanks to the vision of Bob McIntyre; state federation petition drive at bringbackthemile.com

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (February 21, 2012) – Massachusetts is known as a revolutionary state. Think Boston Tea Party,...

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Why shouldn’t the Olympics go the extra mile?

February 19, 2012

By Mike Rowbottom, Inside the Games

...But what I heard next was a question addressed to Cram of, thankfully a more conventional nature, asking merely what had been the highlight of his athletic career.

There was only a moment's hesitation before the athlete who won the first ever world 1500m...

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Jenny Simpson and Alisa Harvey to Air on The Runaround

February 19, 2012

Interviews with Jenny Simpson and Alisa Harvey to Air on The Runaround

BALTIMORE, Md. – (February 19, 2012) – The hosts of Running Maryland’s The Runaround will talk to 2011 1500-meter World Champion Jenny Simpson in an exclusive interview to be played on the air this Monday, February 20, at...

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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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