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Bring Back the Mile – GP Tour 2014

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

 
BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2014 Announced    
By Bring Back the Mile
Inaugural
grand prix tour includes six stops; total Tour prize purse exceeds
$90,000; Running Warehouse‰Ûªs ‰ÛÏPick-the-Winner‰Û fan engagement contest
   
4 Wishes for the Mile in 2014
By Bring Back the Mile
Any or all of the wishes would elevate, celebrate the storied distance, the athletes and the sport
 
   
Mile Moments Abound in 2013 Did You Know?

Eamonn Coghlan of Ireland is the only man to hold Open & Masters (40-plus) indoor Mile records with sub-4 minute clockings. “The Chairman of the Boards” set numerous indoor Mile WRs ‰ÛÒ Open & Masters.
By Bring Back the Mile
Mary
Cain, inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour, 63% increase in Mile prize
purses, U.S. high schoolers shine and more highlight banner year
   
Sir Chris Chataway, Olympian & World Record Holder, Passes Away 2014 World Mile Lists

MEN
1) 3:55.98 – Nick Willis (NZL)
2) 3:58.06i – Patrick Casey (USA)
3) 4:00.12 – Malcolm Hicks (NZL)
4) 4:01.12i – Joe Rosa (USA)

WOMEN
1) 4:38.49i – Dominique Scott (USA)
2) 4:40.63i – Laura Roesler (USA)
3) 4:41.16i – Lauren Johnson (USA)
4) 4:41.26i – Stephanie Brown (USA)
i = indoors

From the BBC
A
4-time world record holder, who inspired Roger Bannister to the first
sub-4 minute Mile; also Commonwealth Games gold medalist and sub-4
minute Miler

 


 

More on the Mile

A Members-Only Race of One: The Birthday Mile
  January 21, 2014 – By Chris Kealey, Bring Back the Mile
Willis wins Mile opener at Cooks Classic
  January 20, 2014 – From Athletics NZ
Kampf Repeats as KPMG Bermuda Invitational Mile Champion
  January 18, 2014 – From Royal Gazette
Through the Eyes of the Lion: A Glimpse of Hope
  January 5, 2014 – By Leo Manzano, leomanzano.com

 

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