Mile News Tagged Jon Rankin


Four Favorite Falmouth Mile Moments

August 14, 2014

Annual track event has produced fast and thrilling Mile performances over the past 19 years.

By Bring Back the Mile

While there have been a few more late-summer track Miles pop-up on the U.S. calendar recently, in 1995 the New Balance Falmouth Road Race had a novel idea - to run a...

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Run a Mile with Rankin: Talking with a Legend, American Miler, Don Bowden

October 15, 2013

Jon Rankin serves as BBTM's California Captain for the state petition drive to replace the 1600m with the Mile at the High School State Meet. He will be providing occasional posts on his journey as the California Captain - Run a Mile with Rankin Archive.

Jon is sub-3:55 Miler, UCLA alumnus and...

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Run a Mile with Rankin: The Other Kingdom

August 19, 2013

Jon Rankin serves as BBTM's California Captain for the state petition drive to replace the 1600m with the Mile at the High School State Meet. He will be providing occasional posts on his journey as the California Captain - Run a Mile with Rankin Archive.

Jon is sub-3:55 Miler, UCLA alumnus and...

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Run a Mile with Rankin: The Dream and the Return of the Mile

May 31, 2013

Jon Rankin serves as BBTM's California Captain for the state petition drive to replace the 1600m with the Mile at the High School State Meet. He will be providing occasional posts on his journey as the California Captain. Below is entry number #1 to kick off  the 2013 State Meet that begins this...

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Jon Rankin Announced as BBTM California Captain for State Petition Drive

May 30, 2013

3:54 Miler and UCLA grad will lead CIF lobbying campaign to drop the 1600 meters for the Mile

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (May 30, 2013) – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate and celebrate the iconic distance, has announced its first State Mile Petition Drive captain: Jon Rankin...

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Registration Open for Solvang Mile

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...

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