March 31, 2015
The California All-Stars and the Sacramento Running Association bring home Old Vine Trophies and lion's share of $4000 prize purse in elite team competition.
By The Lodi Mile
The book is closed on the 2015 Lodi Mile. The event, presented by Blue Shield of California, Michael David Winery and...
August 03, 2014
"I felt really strong with a lap to go – and had some money in the bank for when I tied up a little in the last 200.”
By John Blanchette, Spokesman-Review
AJ Acosta bills himself as the “world’s fastest barista,” but it’s not because he’s breaking any records whipping up grande caramel...
June 06, 2014
“My hope is this will be the genesis of things to come. We’ve started a little spark that could grow into a fire — and grow the sport back.” - Jim Ryun
By Ken Stone, Times of San Diego
Chula Vista native Eric Avila pointed to the crowd on the homestretch and leaped as he crossed the finish...
April 29, 2013
By Ken Goe, The Oregonian
Former Oregon star AJ Acosta still is living the dream, even if all he has to show for it is a beard and some beat-up running shoes.
"I have about 700 miles on my current pair of shoes," Acosta said. "I'm trying to scramble to get a pair that I don't have to pay...
October 03, 2012
By John Zant, Santa Barbara Independent
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Bring Back the Mile is a national campaign to establish the Mile (as opposed to 1500 meters) as the preferred middle-distance running event. The four-minute Mile is still a gold standard among athletic achievements. Several men...
September 27, 2012
By Willis Jacobson, The Santa Ynez Valley Journal
Registration is still open as the final details are being ironed out for the Solvang Mile, a fun run through the streets of Solvang that will take place Saturday, Oct. 6.
The race, which organizers are hoping becomes an annual event, will...
September 25, 2012
October 6 road race features age group heats leading to the Elite Men’s Mile and the sub-4 minute Mile quest
SOLVANG, Calif. – (September 25, 2012) – On Saturday, October 6, the streets of Solvang, California are going to be packed with athletes of all ages and abilities chasing their fastest...
August 14, 2012
Bring Back the Mile’s podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, speaks to 8-time NCAA All-American and 3:53.76 Miler, AJ Acosta. A University of Oregon graduate, AJ and his Nation will toe the line as the top seed at the inaugural GNC Live Well Liberty Mile in downtown Pittsburgh. In addition to...
April 24, 2012
Peter van der Westhuizen takes first GBM crown
Courtesy: Drake Athletics
DES MOINES, Iowa - 2011 Pan Am Games gold medalist Sara Hall (far right) became the first two-time winner in the three-year history of the Grand Blue Mile on Tuesday evening, outkicking Heather Kampf to repeat as...
April 11, 2012
2010 and 2011 Relays champions Peter van der Westuizen and Will Leer return for another shot at sub-4-minute mile at Memorial Stadium
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Eight of the nation’s top milers have agreed to race in the prestigious Glenn Cunningham Mile at the 2012 Kansas Relays it was announced by KU...