Mile News Tagged The Navy Mile


Herrera Defends, Kampf Recaptures BBTM Grand Prix Tour Titles

October 06, 2019

6th edition presented by Running Warehouse featured 5 stops awarding more than $110,000 plus a $10,000 GP purse

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – At the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 finale, The Navy Mile, on a cloudy Sunday morning in Washington, DC, Daniel Herrera, 26, from New Orleans, LA, won the men’s...

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Herrera, Lipari Win The Navy Mile

October 06, 2019

At the 5th edition, women’s champion shatters course record; BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 presented by Running Warehouse finale also crowns Herrera, Kampf Tour champions

Summary by Bring Back the Mile

WASHINGTON, DC - At the BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 finale, The Navy Mile, on a cloudy Sunday...

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Dixon Hemphill, 94, Refuses to Let Cancer or Age Stop Him from Running

October 03, 2019

The Navy Mile, on Sunday morning, honors the local DC legend and WWII veteran: Lieutenant Commander Dixon Hemphill 70 & Over Heat

By Kelyn Soong, WashingtonCityPaper.com

Twenty years ago, doctors told Dixon Hemphill he would never run again.

He was riding his bike down a hill, going about...

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Meet the Miler: Heather Kampf

October 01, 2019

Queen of the Road Mile seeks title defense and record 4th BBTM Grand Prix Tour crown at The Navy Mile on Sunday, October 6 in the nation’s capital

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

Heather Kampf ends her roller coaster, at times frustrating season at The Navy Mile, where she is a two-time...

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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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Grand Blue Mile Opens BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019

March 26, 2019

6th Tour edition presented by Running Warehouse showcases 5 leading U.S. Mile races and top Mile athletes; total Tour prize purse exceeds $110,000

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Bring Back the Mile, the national campaign to elevate & celebrate the iconic distance, has announced the 6th edition of its...

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Tired of the marathon? Try the Mile!

February 14, 2019

“Training for a Mile, you get all sides of the spectrum. You train for speed and train for endurance."

By Andrew Gates, RunWashington.com

“I love the Mile,” said DC’s Henry Wigglesworth, who considers it his favorite race distance. The 61-year-old has fallen in love with the Mile after years...

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Lessons from my debut road Mile

October 03, 2018

“Sonja's words of wisdom were that every road Mile is a learning process.”

By Michelle Howell

As a middle distance runner, this is the time of year I usually spend counting down the days until the races are shorter and involve only left turns.

It takes a certain type of individual to enjoy...

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Herrera Wins, Lipari Defends Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour

September 30, 2018

Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 #Tour2018 GP purse; Eric Avila & Shannon Osika earn Tour Performance-of-the-Year bonus; fifth edition also featured Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” online contest at every stop

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (September 30,...

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At Navy Mile, new records and satisfying accomplishments

September 30, 2018

Tessema sets men's event record, Kampf returns to win women's title again at 4th edition in nation's capital

By David J. Kim, The Washington Post

A quarter way into Sunday’s The Navy Mile, Brandon Hudgins knew his body wasn’t feeling right. He didn’t feel this tired just three weeks ago when...

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