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Latest “Bring Back The Mile” Newsletter

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

 
Camel City Elite Races Recap    
By JDL Fast Track
Duncan
Phillips and Sara Vaughn race to Camel City Mile wins, picking up $1500
and $2000 respectively; Camel City Mile first stop on the BBTM GP Tour
2014
   
Rupp Enters New Balance Indoor GP Mile
By New Balance Indoor Grand Prix
“A competitive Mile race would be the best preparation for the USA & World Indoor Championships.” – Galen Rupp.
The NBIGP will be broadcast live on NBC, 4:30pm – 6:00pm EST and on USATF.tv, 3:45-4:30pm EST.

 
   
Oregon‰Ûªs Trevor Dunbar:
running a family affair
Did You Know?

Only two men have run sub-3:50 for the Mile indoors & outdoors: Hicham El Guerrouj & Bernard Lagat; El Guerrouj holds the still standing world record in both categories: 3:48.45 (indoors) & 3:43.13 (outdoors). No one has gone sub-3:50 indoors, outdoors & roads….
By Chris Mosch, Daily Emerald
First
sub-4 minute Mile by Alaska native; father Marcus: ‰ÛÏI always told him,
‰Û÷If I could do one thing I never did, it was break that 4-minute Mile’.‰Û
   
Vanderbilt High School Invitational:
Meet Review
BBTM GP TOUR 2014
Prize Money Earned

Through Camel City Elite Mile
MEN
1) Duncan Phillips – $1500
2) Matthew Elliott – $750
3) Riley Masters – $350

WOMEN
1) Sara Vaughn – $2000
2) Nicole Bush – $1000
3) Stephanie Garcia – $500

By Ted Paduck, Tennessee Runner
Those
of you involved in track have probably heard about the Bring Back the
Mile national campaign. Watching Kyandra Chandler of the Delta Elite
tackle the Mile at this race for the girls and getting a 5:02 made me a
believer that we really should be racing this distance more. But, then
the boys stepped up to the line and I now absolutely believe we should
be racing this distance more.

 


 

More on the Mile

In their words: The race that stopped a nation
  January 31, 2014 – By Michael Brown, New Zealand Herald
World Championships Medalist Matthew Centrowitz and Teenage Track Sensation Mary Cain to headline NY
  January 29, 2014 – From Millrose Games
How Hungarians Launched America’s Greatest Track Era
  January 27, 2014 – By Rich Elliott, Running Times
On the Brink of Greatness: Gabriele Grunewald
  January 27, 2014 – By Scott Bush, runnerspace.com

 

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