Mile News Tagged Ryan Lamppa


Magic of the Mile

August 25, 2015

“A Mile is a way, in a community, to get people off the couch to do something that’s attainable and realistic.”

Wanna be the maverick among your running buddies who are training for marathons?

Compete in a one-Mile race and show off your kick.

One-Mile races have become spirited events...

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Jabaz, Van Der Wyk Win HOKA ONE ONE State Street Mile

June 07, 2015

Josh Helton & Bro crush Dog Mile course record with a 4:15 WR clocking; 16th edition draws event record of more than 1,000 participants; race proceeds go to District Attorney’s Crime Victim Emergency Fund

By Ryan Lamppa, Mile wire

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – On Sunday morning, Jorge Jabaz of...

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Mile Runs Gain Popularity in Road Racing

June 01, 2015

“The Mile is deeply embedded in our culture. We think and speak in Miles. It’s still something runners talk about and want to achieve.”

By Bethany Stripp, My Chicago Athlete Magazine

If you want to run a short road race, you’ll likely search for an area 5K: an iconic distance, but one that...

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What Do Prison, the Olympics and Triathlon Have in Common?

May 16, 2015

The 4 minute Mile. As the sixth American high schooler gets inducted into this exclusive club, we take a look at what might be in store for him.

By Duncan Larkin, Outside

Matthew Maton made history last Friday. The high school senior ran the prestigious Mile event at the Oregon Twilight Meet...

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‘Holy Grail’ moments spur Mile comeback

May 14, 2015

“If the Dream Mile in New York has some magic in it, that event could be the tipping point.”

By Doug Binder, DyeStat Editor

The Mile – that so very non-metric of track events – has become the hot topic of discussion and the must-see event at big meets this spring.

With Matthew Maton’s sub-4...

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USATF’s Hightower Bans the Mile in America

April 01, 2015

Bring Back the Mile calls decision by USATF President “misguided, undemocratic” and asks its supporters to fight the ban and to use hashtag #StopSteph.

By Ian Stewart IV, Associated Press

NEW YORK – (April 1, 2015) – Outgoing USA Track & Field President Stephanie Hightower has banned the...

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A Day of Mile Magic across America

February 17, 2015

Milepalooza 2015 showcased the appeal and excitement of the storied distance on Valentine’s Day

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

This past Saturday, February 14, 2015 was, in totality, one of the greatest days in Mile history, particularly indoors. Consider the following in a day of Mile...

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Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 Events Announced

January 27, 2015

Grand prix tour includes 4 stops; total Tour prize purse exceeds $85,000; Camel City Mile opens Tour 2015 on Saturday, January 31; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” fan engagement online contest also returns

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate and...

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Happy 3rd Birthday, Bring Back the Mile!

January 19, 2015

Mile’s growth and excitement continue as BBTM enters Lap 4

By Ryan Lamppa, BBTM Founder

It’s true: time does fly when you are having fun, and it is truly hard to believe that Bring Back the Mile is celebrating its third birthday and currently working on Lap 4 for the coming year. So what has...

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The 10 Best Mile Moments of 2014

December 17, 2014

HOKA ONE ONE presents the historic milestones, Mile events and U.S. Milers that headlined the year

By Ryan Lamppa, Bring Back the Mile

Wow, what a year for the Mile as the storied distance had another noteworthy year of milestone anniversaries, exciting races, fast performances, records, new...

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Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

ELEVATE
Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

CELEBRATE
Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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