Mile News Tagged Will Leer


Leslie, Rowbury Smash Records at Camel City Mile

January 31, 2015

Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2015 opens with a bang, bang at first stop; five men also go sub-4

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – With the lights turned low, the music loud, an energetic crowd and ready-to-race athletes, the 3rd Camel City Elite Miles at the...

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2014 BBTM Top 4 Website Lists

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...

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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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American Middle-Distance Stars to Lead Blockbuster 5th Avenue Mile

September 04, 2014

Defending champion Simpson will battle local New York teenage phenom Cain; 2013 IAAF World Outdoor Championships 1500 meter silver medalist Centrowitz will attempt to reprise 2012 victory

From NYRR

NEW YORK—A trio of top American middle-distance runners—Jenny Simpson, Mary Cain and ...

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Uceny, Grunewald, Torrence, True Headline Falmouth Mile

August 12, 2014

Saturday night race features Olympians, USA & NCAA champions and a former World #1; $7500 prize purse plus time and meet record bonuses

FALMOUTH, Mass. – Morgan Uceny, a 2012 Olympian ranked #1 in the world in 2011 at 1500 meters; Gabriele Grunewald, the reigning USA Indoor 3000m champion; ...

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Matt Elliott: America’s Fastest Kindergarten Teacher

May 27, 2014

"I've got a full-time job. I'm an elementary school teacher. And I'm just having fun doing what I love to do."

By Charles Bethea, Running Times

In June of 2013, a full-time teacher lined up in the final of the 1500m at U.S. nationals in Des Moines, Iowa. Matthew Elliott, 27, had barely made...

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Minnetonka native outrunning Father Time and everyone else

May 08, 2014

At 29, Will Leer is running better than ever and making a stop in his home state.

By Rachel Blount, Star Tribune

The Fu Manchu mustache has been around for several years now, long enough to become Will Leer’s signature look. The prodigious beard is a new addition to the Minnetonka native’s...

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Three-Time Champion David Torrence Added to Medtronic TC 1 Mile

May 06, 2014

Men’s & Women’s professional fields set for Thursday, May 8 in Minneapolis; $25,000 purse, second stop on BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014

> BBTM GP TOUR PICK-THE-WINNER CONTEST

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Three-time Medtronic TC 1 Mile champion David Torrence of Oakland, Calif. will return to Minneapolis for...

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Medtronic TC 1 Mile Adds Four Stars to Professional Fields

April 28, 2014

Olympian, course record holder and two Minnesota natives join road race on Thursday, May 8; $25,000 prize purse; second stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A two-time Olympian, the women’s course record holder, and two fleet Minnesota natives are the latest...

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State Mile Guide: #47 New Mexico

April 28, 2014

Date of Statehood: January 6, 1912
Capital: Santa Fe
Motto: Crescit eundo (It grows as it goes)

New Mexico, land of diverse culture, world class unique cuisine and arresting beauty is also one of the most prolific training environments for runners in the world. The average elevation of the...

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