June 15, 2015
At 11 years old, Grace Ping ran a 5:07 Mile at the Nike Festival of Miles in St. Louis, a BBTM Featured Event.
By Amelia Wedemeyer, Winona Post
It’s a rare moment in the life of the Ping sisters, Grace and Lauren, as they lounge together on a living room couch Monday afternoon, a week after...
June 05, 2015
7th U.S. high school boy to join select club, ties as 3rd fastest HS Miler: "I don't really know what just happened..."
By Jeff Hollobaugh, Special to the Detroit Free Press
ST. LOUIS -- Running under the lights on a balmy Thursday evening more than 500 miles from his hometown of Grand Blanc,...
June 01, 2015
In St. Louis on Thursday, June 4, Michigan high schooler could make history as 7th U.S. HS sub-4 Miler as he races against professionals including defending champion Jordan McNamara
From Festival of Miles Foundation
ST. LOUIS - The Festival of Miles Foundation has announced a late addition to...
December 30, 2014
Cain to Zamperini and more attract Mile fans!
By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile
As 2014 comes to a close we took a look at our website traffic to see what news articles and athletes reigned supreme. Since our launch in January 2012, the bringbackthemile.com website traffic has grown every...
June 08, 2014
“What track needs is to coordinate these events." - Alan Webb
By Toni Reavis
Even as California Chrome‘s bid for horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years came to a thudding halt in yesterday’s 146th Belmont Stakes, the outdoor track season swept into full summer swing last Thursday from...
June 05, 2014
Event record crowd of more than 2,000 treated to 4 men sub-4 minutes and 7 boys under 4:10 for the Mile at 7th edition
ST. LOUIS – An event record crowd of more than 2,000 watched the fastest edition yet of the Nike Festival of Miles on Thursday evening. Temperatures in the 70s with little to...
June 05, 2014
All three meets partnering with the Bring Back the Mile campaign to celebrate and promote the storied distance
By Chris Lotsbom, Race Results Weekly
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Jim Ryun becoming the first high school boy to break the famed 4 minute Mile barrier. Timing 3:59.0 in...
June 05, 2014
7th charity track meet in St. Louis will benefit local runner battling cancer; event streamed live by MileSplit.com
ST. LOUIS – The Festival of Miles Foundation will host the seventh Nike Festival of Miles Thursday night at Saint Louis University High School beginning at 6:30pm. The meet...
March 20, 2014
The sporting goods giant to sponsor annual charity track meet in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS – The Festival of Miles Foundation announced today that Nike will be the new title sponsor for the Festival of Miles Charity Track Meet. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit runner Christopher Shaw, an...