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Volunteer Track Classic Embraces Running a Mile

April 19, 2012

By Dave Link, Knoxville News Sentinel

There was a time when the mile run was the signature event in track and field meets in the United States and around the world.

It may have reached a peak on May 16, 1971, when Jim Ryun and Marty Liquori were paired against each other in the first "Dream...

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International Field Set for PUMA Mile at Mt. SAC Relays

April 19, 2012

An international field will vie for $10,000 in prize money

By Bring Back the Mile

A top international field of men and women will toe the line for the PUMA Mile at the Mt. SAC Relays for a chance to take home a slice of the $10,000 prize purse. On the women’s side, Americans Maggie Infeld...

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Blue Shoes Mile returns

April 13, 2012

Top athletes race at Furman’s track on Saturday

By Mike Foley, Greenvilleonline.com

Across the nation, there’s a call to arms — uh, legs — to bring back the Mile.

The movement, videos and a web site (www.BringBackTheMile.com) led to new Mile races. Older races are being revitalized, and odd...

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“Join the Movement” Membership Opens

April 10, 2012

“I AM THE MILE” wristbands, limited edition 3:59 t-shirts and more; free shipping & handling for Lap 3 membership in honor of Roger Bannister

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (April 10, 2012) – Bring Back the Mile has announced that its Mile Maniac “Join the Movement” Membership program has opened...

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Bring Back the Mile on The Competitors

April 02, 2012

By Bring Back the Mile

Ryan Lamppa and David Monico appeared on The Competitors to discuss Bring Back the Mile's mission to get U.S. High School state federations to drop the 1600 meters for the Mile as well as celebrating the history and magic of the Mile. The Competitors is a weekly radio...

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BBTM on FloTrack at Carlsbad 5000

April 01, 2012

By Kevin Liao, FloTrack.org

Bring Back the Mile's David Monico spoke to FloTrack's Kevin Liao at the Carlsbad 5000 regarding BBTM's mission, connecting with the general public and what people can do to get engaged with the campaign. 

 

Watch more video of 2012 Outdoor Track and Field...

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IOC Drops 1500 for Mile as Marquee Track Event

April 01, 2012

Special emergency meeting approves Mile for 2012 London Olympic track & field schedule

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – (April 1, 2012) – In an unprecedented emergency meeting and vote, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has dropped the 1500 meters for the Mile as an Olympic track event effective...

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Metric system in high school track & field was a move that was not well thought out in 1978

March 27, 2012

By Bruce Buratti, The Express-Times

We recently ran a story written by Associated Press sports writer Eddie Pells detailing a grassroots movement initiated by Ryan Lamppa, who is trying to resurrect the Mile run in track & field.

This certainly struck a chord with me. I've been covering track...

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Bring Back the Mile Launches “4 Minutes with a Miler”

March 22, 2012

New podcast series kicks off with U.S. Olympian Leo Manzano

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (March 22, 2012) – Bring Back the Mile’s new podcast series, 4 Minutes with a Miler, launches today featuring 2008 U.S. Olympian and 3:50.64 Miler, Leo Manzano. A unique format, 4 Minutes with a Miler will share...

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2012 High School Indoor Mile - Hot, Hot, Hot!

March 13, 2012

2012 Indoor Season one of the fastest on record
By Bring Back the Mile

Across the country the Mile heated up during the 2012 High School Indoor season. According to ESPN / Dyestat's Elite Rankings, which go back to 1999, it was in fact one of the fastest years with the most girls running...

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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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