#Tour2019 Standings

After 1 of 5 races

MEN

1) Tripp Hurt (CO), 10 points
2) Brandon Lasater (GA), 8 pts
3) Nick Harris (CO), 6 pts
4) Jake Edwards (OH), 4 pts


WOMEN

1) Nikki Hiltz (CA), 10 points
2) Heather Kampf (MN), 8 pts
3) Hannah Fields (OK), 6 pts
4) Shannon Osika (MI), 4 pts

#Tour2019 Prize Money

After 1 of 5 races

MEN

1) Tripp Hurt (CO), $5000
2) Brandon Lasater (GA), $2500
3) Nick Harris (CO), $1500
4) Jake Edwards (OH), $1250


WOMEN

1) Nikki Hiltz (CA), $7500
2) Heather Kampf (MN), $2500
3) Hannah Fields (OK), $1500
4) Shannon Osika (MI), $1250

BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019

presented by Running Warehouse

The BBTM Grand Prix Tour returns for its sixth year with five top U.S. Mile events, exciting racing action and overall prize money exceeding $110,000. For the fans, the Running Warehouse online best Tour Moments contest offers a chance at winning great prizes, including a pair of shoes, BBTM swag and more!

The guaranteed prize purse for the five Tour events totals $103,800 plus an additional $10,000 for the Grand Prix athletes. Per Tour event per gender, top 6 will score points (10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1) with the top 4 scorers earning Grand Prix money ($2000, $1000, $600 and $400) plus new this year: a $1000 bonus per gender ($500 and $500) for the top two Tour Moments. #Tour2019

Tour News  Mile Calendar  Athlete Bios

BBTM GP Tour Press Releases
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2019 Announced
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2018 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2017 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2015 Summary
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014 Summary

BBTM GP Tour Champions (2014-18)
2014 Jack Bolas & Heather Kampf
2015 Jack Bolas & Heather Kampf
2016 Riley Masters & Heather Kampf
2017 Ben Blankenship & Emily Lipari
2018 Daniel Herrera & Emily Lipari

 

10th Grand Blue Mile - Tues, April 23

Downtown Des Moines, IA

The Grand Blue Mile is the Midwest’s premier community street run for all ages & abilities, and with 7 heats and 4,000-plus finishers, the event is the third largest U.S. road Mile. The 10th edition offers $25,000 in Open prize money overall and features a long U-shaped USATF-certified road course. The event again hosts the USA 1 Mile Road Championships. #GBMTEN

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2019 Race Champions
Tripp Hurt (USA / CO), 4:03.9
Nikki Hiltz (USA / CA), 4:29.7, event record

Race story and results HERE.

Inaugural Downtown Yakima Mile - Sat, June 8

Downtown Yakima, WA

The debut Virginia Mason Memorial Downtown Yakima Mile offers a guaranteed $25,400 overall prize purse with $23,800 Elite prize money going 8-deep per gender. In addition, if the race winner beats the Washington state record, a $5000 bonus per gender will be awarded. There will be 11 back-to-back heats for the family, youth, fire & police, elite athletes to tiny tots. #YakimaMile

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Fleet Feet Liberty Mile - Fri, August 9

Downtown Pittsburgh, PA

This unique 1 Mile evening road race is short, fast and fun for the whole family in the Steel City's downtown. The event features five waves of runners from the recreational level to the elite level with competitors, participants and pups alike. The 8th Fleet Feet Liberty Mile offers $25,000 with $5000 for each Open race champion. #LibertyMile

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Event Website

2018 Race Champions
Robert Domanic (USA / TX), 4:02
Shannon Osika (USA / MI), 4:34

2018 race story and results HERE.

Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile - Sat, August 17

Falmouth, MA

First contested in 1995, the Aetna Falmouth Elite Mile is a companion event to the iconic New Balance Falmouth Road Race. Taking place at the Falmouth High School James Kalperis track, behind the Expo fieldhouse, the Mile is two events: one for invited world class Milers and one for top Massachusetts high school athletes, the Tommy Cochary Mile. The Elite Mile awards $15,000 plus time and track record bonus money. #FalmouthMile

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2018 Race Champions
Craig Engels (USA / OR), 3:58.88, defended title
Rachel Schneider (USA / AZ), 4:27.23

2018 race story and results HERE.

5th The Navy Mile - Sun, October 6

Washington, DC

The Navy Mile on Pennsylvania Avenue again hosts the finale of the BBTM Grand Prix Tour. The 5th edition offers $15,000 in Open prize money. In addition, there is a $1000 bonus if the winner goes sub-4:00 (men) or sub-4:35 (women). #TheNavyMile

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Event Website

2018 Race Champions
Josef Tessema (USA / CO), 4:02, event record
Heather Kampf (USA / MN), 4:41

2018 race story and results HERE.

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