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Fleet Feet Liberty Mile, Downtown Pittsburgh’s Only Nighttime Road Race, Returns on July 24

March 13, 2020

With a variety of Mile races for participants to choose from, the race has been named one of the “Most Iconic American Races” by Runner’s World; $28,000 prize purse

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – The Fleet Feet Liberty Mile, downtown Pittsburgh’s only nighttime road race, will return on Friday, July...

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Spirit Run: much more than a fundraiser

February 23, 2020

Top fields expected for Elite Mile including 2017 race champion Tori Tsolis and Therese Haiss

From Stu News Newport

Generations of Newport Beach residents have grown up with Spirit Run, most remembering it as a school fundraiser. But for many, from near and far, it’s much more.

Spirit Run...

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Craig Engels wins the fans at Camel City Elite meet

February 09, 2020

Third place finish by North Carolina native & U.S. champion doesn't damper meet-and-greet excitement

By Eddie Wooten, Winston-Salem Journal

He had just crossed the finish line, placing third in the Camel City Elite 800 meter race at JDL Fast Track. Craig Engels' time of 1 minute and 49.03...

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Dole Packaged Foods returns as presenting sponsor of Manzano Mile

January 17, 2020

Third edition offers $2600 prize purse and welcomes elites, kids, families, all ages and first-timers to run the iconic distance

AUSTIN, Texas -- The Ascension Seton Austin Marathon presented by Under Armour welcomes the return of Dole Packaged Foods as presenting sponsor. The Manzano Mile...

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Camel City Elite indoor meet draws top pro fields

January 08, 2020

Three-time Olympian and world champion Jenny Simpson joins returning star athletes Paul Chelimo, Edward Cheserek, Craig Engels, Clayton Murphy and Raevyn Rogers; $100,000 prize purse plus bonuses

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - In one month, on Saturday, February 8, some of the...

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Crown City Mile to offer $1000 bonus to winner for breaking 4 minutes in the Mile

July 03, 2019

Same bonus also offered to winning woman for breaking 4:25; second edition part of Coronado’s 45th annual 4th of July Run: The Crown City Classic

From Easy Day Sports

Race organizers in conjunction with Crown City Mile’s presenting sponsor Milestone Running, are offering $1000 to any man who...

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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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State Street Mile Celebrates 20th Running on June 2

May 23, 2019

Milestone anniversary $10,000 Super Bonus offered; 1,000-plus participants expected; also the unofficial Dog Mile World Championship; event proceeds go to the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Crime Victim Emergency Fund

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The State Street Mile on Sunday morning, June 2...

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Camel City Elite 2019 Draws Top Mile Fields

January 03, 2019

Centrowitz, Chelimo, Cheserek, Willis and Lipsey expected at 7th edition; $6000 for race champion plus $1000 bonus money to the winner for bettering time standard as well as for breaking flat track Mile “world record”

From JDL Fast Track

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – JDL Fast Track has announced the...

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Lipsey Breaks Through, Lomong Breaks Record at the 2018 Sir Walter Miler

August 03, 2018

Five women and 13 men run sub-4:30 and sub-4 minutes respectively at the fifth edition.

From Sir Walter Miler

RALEIGH, N.C. – For the second year in a row, the Sir Walter Miler Women’s race was decided by a sprint down the home stretch. The race started out with Sara Vaughn going to the front...

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