BBTM GP Tour

The Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour is a series of the nation's best Mile events and top Mile athletes, presented in partnership with Running Warehouse. Learn more on the BBTM Tour page linked above in the top menu bar. Tour news below.

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The Navy Mile dedicates women’s elite heat to Senior Chief Shannon M. Kent

September 15, 2019

Fifth edition honors fallen heroes and Dixon Hemphill; Mile legend Jim Ryun guest of honor; BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 finale

From The Navy Mile

Continuing its tradition to honor fallen heroes, the 5th Navy Mile on Pennsylvania Avenue will dedicate the women’s elite heat to Senior Chief...

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McGee, Thompson Win Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile

August 17, 2019

24th edition awards $16,000 prize purse; fourth stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 presented by Running Warehouse

By Barbara Huebner for Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. – On a picture perfect Saturday evening on Cape Cod, Josh Thompson and Cory McGee kicked their way to victories in the...

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Mackey, Hurt Headline Fields for Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile

August 13, 2019

Guaranteed $15,000 prize purse plus time bonuses; 24th edition fourth stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 presented by Running Warehouse

From Falmouth Road Race

FALMOUTH, Mass. — Katie Mackey, the only three-time winner in the race’s history, and Tripp Hurt, the reigning USA 1 Mile Road...

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Lipari, Domanic Win 8th Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

August 09, 2019

Downtown Pittsburgh’s only evening road race draws 1,000-plus participants; $28,200 prize purse overall; third stop on the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019

From P3R

PITTSBURGH – At the 8th Fleet Feet Liberty Mile on Friday evening in downtown Pittsburgh, the pro races ended with two thrilling...

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Making the Most of Your Mile: Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

August 08, 2019

Third stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 features more than $28,000 in overall prize money in the City of Champions

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

One of Bring Back the Mile's first event partners in 2012 came from an upstart organization in Pittsburgh, PA who had successfully...

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Amos Bartelsmeyer wins Yakima Mile, clocks fastest time on Washington soil

June 08, 2019

At inaugural event, Therese Haiss takes women's title; $28,800 awarded in elite races; second stop on the BBTM GP Tour 2019 presented by Running Warehouse

Race summary from Yakima Herald-Republic & BBTM

YAKIMA, Wash. — For the inaugural Virginia Mason Memorial Downtown Yakima Mile, the first...

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Elite runners highlight inaugural Yakima Mile

June 07, 2019

Kampf, Haiss, Herrera, Haney, Tripp, Harris, Bartelsmeyer top fields; $23,800 Elite prize purse; second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 presented by Running Warehouse

By Luke Thompson, Yakima Herald-Republic

The organizers for Saturday’s inaugural Downtown Yakima Mile figured if they could...

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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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Hurt, Hiltz Kick to Victory at USATF 1 Mile Road Championships

April 23, 2019

At Grand Blue Mile, event and championship record for Hiltz, men's photo finish; $27,500 prize purse awarded; also first stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour presented by Running Warehouse

Contributed by Scott Bush, USATF, and Drake Athletic Communications

DES MOINES, Iowa – Deep fields led to...

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