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Mile wire #11-05-13

SANTA
BARBARA, Calif. ‰ÛÒ The Mile wire is a regular update on the best
stories, exclusive interviews and everything Mile-related. 

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Re-Launches USA Masters Road Championship
By Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc
PITTSBURGH ‰ÛÒ The City of Champions is adding one more to its list ‰ÛÒ the 2013 USA Masters 1 Mile Road Championship to be contested at the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile
on Friday, August 9. The Masters prize purse exceeds $8000, while the
event total of $31,100 makes it one of the top three largest prize
purses for the distance in the country. This is the first time since
1989 that the USA Masters 1 Mile Road Championship has been held. The
GNC Live Well Liberty Mile is the 11th stop on the 14-event inaugural BBTM Tour. Continue reading at bringbackthemile.com.

 

Festival of Miles Announces Field for Saint Louis Track Club Elite Men‰Ûªs Mile
By Big River Festival of Miles
ST. LOUIS ‰ÛÒ The Big River Festival of Miles presented by Under Armour, the sixth stop on the inaugural BBTM Tour, has released the field for the Saint Louis Track Club Elite Men‰Ûªs Mile
on Thursday, May 30. This year‰Ûªs field includes nine men who have
already broken four or run the equivalent for 1500 meters, including Stephen Pifer (USA), Aaron Braun (USA) and Pablo Solares
(MEX). Traditionally the highlight of the evening, the Men‰Ûªs Mile has
produced nine sub-4 minute miles in the last four years including the
meet and State record of 3:55.29 set by Olympic silver medalist Leo Manzano in 2009. The winner of this year‰Ûªs race could receive as much as $4000. Continue reading at bringbackthemile.com

 
Platinum Performance State Street Mile Has Gone to the Dogs
By State Street Mile
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. ‰ÛÒ (May 22, 2013) ‰ÛÒ The 14th Platinum Performance State Street Mile,
to be held in beautiful downtown Santa Barbara on Sunday, June 2, is
not only an event for children and adults, but also dogs. The event
features a Dog Mile, the unofficial world championship for man‰Ûªs best
friend and the iconic distance. The event also features seven age group
categories, the YMCA Family Mile, and the Elite Miles. Awards will be
given in every category including $2350 in overall prize money with
$250 for Open course records (3:52 ‰ÛÒ men and 4:33 – women), plus Top
Dog title bowl. The event is the seventh stop on the inaugural BBTM Tour. Continue reading at bringbackthemile.com.

 
DC Road Runners Club to Host the 2013 RRCA National 1 Mile Championship
By Road Runners Club of America
ARLINGTON, Va. ‰ÛÒ The DC Road Runners 1 Mile Track Championships will be the host of the 2013 RRCA National 1 Mile Championship. The event is the 9th stop on the inaugural BBTM Tour.
The race will take place on Wednesday, July 24 in Arlington, VA at the
Washington-Lee High School track. Prize money will be provided by both
the DC Road Runners and the Road Runners Club of America to the top
male and female 1 Mile champions. The Track Championships are FREE to
all runners, member and non-member alike, but race organizers request
that runners pre-register to help with planning. Continue reading at bringbackthemile.com

 

More on the Mile

World‰Ûªs Top Milers Slated for Bowerman Mile at 39th Prefontaine Classic
  May 22, 2013 – By Prefontaine Classic
Stellar Fields Set for Saturday‰Ûªs adidas Dream Mile
  May 21, 2013 – By adidas Grand Prix
Campaign to ‰Û÷Bring Back the Mile‰Ûª Hits Its Second Lap
  May 21, 2013 – By Duncan Larkin, Competitor Magazine
Mary Cain Keeps Making Track History
  May 20, 2013 – By Peter Gambaccini, Runner’s World

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