September 09, 2018
Wightman men’s champion; a record-tying 17 women sub-4:30; also an event record 7,704 finishers across 22 heats in world’s longest running road Mile; $30,000 prize purse awarded
NEW YORK — The USA’s Jenny Simpson raced to her record-extending 7th win and Great Britain’s Jake...
August 28, 2018
Stellar field with 19 Olympians to toe the line, including Centrowitz, Coburn, Grace, Lomong and Berian; world’s most iconic road Mile race to be aired live on NBC, Sunday, September 9
NEW YORK — Olympic bronze medalist and three-time World Championships medalist Jenny Simpson and...
September 10, 2017
Overall, a record 19 men clock sub-4 and 6 women sub-4:20 in same race; at 37th edition in 23 heats, record-number 7,664 finishers, world’s largest Mile!
NEW YORK – The USA’s Jenny Simpson raced to her record-extending sixth win – matching the event record time of 4:16.6 in the...
August 24, 2017
Eric Jenkins, Jenny Simpson return to defend event titles; iconic road Mile race to air live on NBC and to feature 23 heats throughout the day, including specialty heats for youth, seniors, NYPD / FDNY and the first-ever Borough Battle
By New York Road Runners
NEW YORK — The 2017 New Balance...
August 21, 2017
Bring Back the Mile has a comprehensive calendar of Mile races across the country.
By Jen A. Miller, The New York Times
A lot of runners, myself included, are putting in long hours getting ready for fall marathons and half marathons. But if you don’t have the time for all that training or...
October 04, 2016
Since the competitive season ended, the Boulder-based teammates have enjoyed parties, appearances and a trip to the White House
By Erin Strout, Runner's World
Jenny Simpson and Emma Coburn each came out of the Rio Olympics with historic performances for the United States. Coburn won the...
September 14, 2016
"I had a period of time to let the Olympic experience settle on me. When everyone is saying, 'This is such a big deal; we are so excited for you,' I feel like I had a better sense of, 'This is a really big deal.'"
By Stephen Ruiz, Orlando Sentinel
It has been nearly a month since Jenny...
September 03, 2016
36th edition produces three women sub-4:20, two men sub-3:50; record 17 women sub-4:30 and record tying 17 men sub-4
NEW YORK – American Jenny Simpson became the first five-time winner – man or woman – in event history and rising star Eric Jenkins shocked the field with his top...
August 30, 2016
Olympic gold medalist Matthew Centrowitz leads men’s field, while Team New Balance stars and Olympic bronze medalists Jenny Simpson & Emma Coburn highlight women’s field; world’s largest & most iconic road Mile race to be streamed live on USATF.tv and to include specialty heats for youth, seniors...
September 16, 2015
Bill Benson completed the one-Mile race through Manhattan for the 16th time. He's on a quest to run 1,000 lifetime races.
By Kit Fox, Runner's World
Competition at the Fifth Avenue Mile in New York City became a little tougher this year when the 70-year-old age group ran in Bill Benson’s...
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