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Mile wire #8-04-13

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

Boston Community Launches The One Fund Boston
By The One Fund
you’re a Miler or a Marathoner, after Monday’s tragedy, we are all one
with Boston and as a running community we will emerge even stronger in
the coming days, weeks and months.

BOSTON ‰ÛÒ (April 16, 2013) ‰ÛÒ Massachusetts
Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Menino today announced the
formation of The One Fund Boston, the purpose of which is to raise money
to help those families most affected by the tragic events that unfolded
during Monday‰Ûªs Boston Marathon. Learn more and contribute at


Making the Most of Your Mile: Ray Flynn Mile at the Tri-Cities Track Classic
By Bring Back the Mile
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. ‰ÛÒ (April 13, 2013) ‰ÛÒ The Tri-Cities Track Classic, organized by Knoxville Youth Athletics,
is hosting its annual Track & Field festival for the first time at
Kermit Tipton Stadium at Science Hill High School in Johnson City. Also
new this year will be the addition of the Ray Flynn Boys’ Mile. Named after one of the all-time Mile greats, the high school Mile will feature some of the top talent in the area. Continue reading at

Mile Guide: April 19-20, 2013
By Bring Back the Mile
Beginning with the Tri-Cities Track Classic
in Johnson City, TN, the fourth stop on the 2013 BBTM Tour, top high
school Milers from the area will toe the line in the inaugural Boys’ Ray Flynn Mile and the Girls’ Markie Voyles Mile. Across the country in Walnut, CA, top elites, collegiate and prep athletes will toe the line at the 55th annual Mt. SAC Relays. Meet Director, Doug Todd,
has put together an incredible prep boys’ Mile field, which has all the
markings of an instant classic. Back in America’s heartland, the Glenn Cunningham Mile at the Kansas Relays has compiled some of the nation’s best Milers to make a run at Jim Ryun’s 36-year-old 3:54.7 meet record. Continue reading at

Manzano to Highlight Mile Field at Kansas Relays
By Kansas Athletics
LAWRENCE, Kan. ‰ÛÒ A collection of 12 of the nation‰Ûªs top Milers have agreed to race in the prestigious Glenn Cunningham Mile at the 2013 Kansas Relays it was announced Monday by Kansas officials. Headlining the competitive field will be Olympians Leo Manzano and Nick Symmonds, former Oregon All-American A.J. Acosta and the two-time KU Relays Mile champion Peter Van Der Westhuizen. The group will look to break Jim Ryun‰Ûªs 36-year-old KU Relays Mile record (3:54.7) at 4:25pm Saturday, April 20 inside Memorial Stadium. Continue reading at

More on the Mile

Team USA Minnesota Athletes Race Ready for the Mile
  April 17, 2013 – By Team USA Minnesota
Willis, Martinez Kick to B.A.A. Invitational Mile Wins
  April 14, 2013 – By David Monti, Race Results Weekly
Four Runners Go Sub-4 at Blue Shoes Mile
  April 14, 2013 – By Mike Foley, Greenville Online
USA 1 Mile Road Championships Field Set
  April 11, 2013 – By Lance Bergeson, Des Moines Register

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