Mile News


Meet the Miler: Therese Haiss

June 07, 2019

The 2019 State Street Mile champion toes the line at the inaugural Virginia Mason Memorial Downtown Yakima Mile on Saturday evening.

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

Coming off of a thrilling win at the 20th State Street Mile, an event record and fastest recorded women's Mile on...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Virginia Mason Memorial Downtown Yakima Mile

June 06, 2019

Second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 features more than $25,000 in prize money for its inaugural event: "We're going to put Yakima on the map!"

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

Build it and they will come. Thanks to Kevin Costner, it’s as cliché as it gets in sports and business. For...

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With Sub-4:20 Performance, 53-Year-Old Breaks Masters Mile World Record

June 04, 2019

At the Music City Distance Carnival, Brad Barton sliced more than five seconds off the previous record set 18 years ago.

By Taylor Dutch, Runner's World

At 53-years-old, Brad Barton now owns three world records, effectively extending his streak of accomplishments as a Masters runner. On...

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Strum, Haiss Win State Street Mile Titles on Record Setting Day

June 02, 2019

Women’s Elite course record and Dog Mile world record shattered; 6 men clock sub-4 minutes at the “fastest Mile in the west”; 20th edition draws record 1,500 entrants; Backwards 1K Walk Guinness World Record attempt attracts 1,000-plus participants

By Ryan Lamppa, Mile wire

SANTA BARBARA,...

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