Bring Back the Mile Wire No. 18

Mile wire #18-07-13

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

Clark, Kampf to Defend Ryan Shay Mile Titles
From Venetian Races
CHARLEVOIX, Mich. – The 6th Ryan Shay Mile
will take place in Charlevoix on Saturday, July 27. Once again the
spectators should be treated to a thrilling race to the finish with a
deep men‰Ûªs field and a strong women‰Ûªs field. Daniel Clark and Heather Kampf will be returning to defend their titles, and with the current fields assembled, both course records, men‰Ûªs 3:55.9 (Jeff See,
2010) and women‰Ûªs 4:31.83 (Heather Kampf, 2012), could be broken on the
fast downhill, point-to-point course.The 2013 race is also the 10th
stop on the 14-event inaugural Bring Back the Mile Tour. Continue reading at

Catching Up with the Olympic 1500 Silver Medalist Leo Manzano In Monaco
By Weldon Johnson,
MONACO ‰ÛÒ‰Ûªs Weldon Johnson caught up with 2012 Olympic 1500 silver medalist Leo Manzano prior
to the super stacked Herculis 1500m this afternoon. Today‰Ûªs race
features a gold and silver medal battle as it also includes 2008 Olympic
champion Asbel Kiprop as well as 2011 and 2013 USA champion Matthew Centrowitz and double Olympic 5000/10,000m champ Mo Farah.
‰ÛÏIt‰Ûªs a very, very solid field. It‰Ûªs going to be a great race. Every
time I‰Ûªve raced here everybody has run super fast so I‰Ûªm hoping for a
very fast time,‰Û said Leo the lion. Continue reading at

Americans Leslie, Felnagle Win Morton Games Mile
From Morton Games
DUBLIN, Ireland – A night of highlights and magnificent
performances included three stadium records, two national records, 58
personal records and nine sub-4 minute Miles. The SSC Women`s International Mile delivered for the second successive year a stadium record as Brie Felnagle (USA) clocked 4:30.44, edging Canada`s Hilary Stellingwerff who ran 4:30.95. In the final event of the night, Cory Leslie (USA) roared down the home straight  to win the 2013 Morton Mile in 3:55.85, a personal record an one of the fastest times in recent years. Continue reading at

Kodiak‰Ûªs Dunbar Submits Sub-4 Minute Mile
By Kevin Wells, KTUU Sports
ANCHORAGE, Alaska ‰ÛÓ Trevor Dunbar, who was a high school cross country and track and field standout at Kodiak High School, became the first Alaskan to run a sub-4 minute Mile on Monday. Dunbar clocked a time of 3 minutes, 59 point 6 seconds at the Roughrider Twlight Meet in Portland, Oregon, where in doing so he also surpassed his father, Marcus Dunbar (4:00.58), as the Alaska state Mile record holder. Dunbar will be entering his senior season at the University of Oregon in the fall. Continue reading at

More on the Mile

5 Minutes with Cory McGee
  July 17, 2013 – By John A. Kissane, Running Times
F-M‰Ûªs Miler Nick Ryan Closes Book on High School
  July 13, 2013 – By Nolan Weidner,
Hundreds Turnout for Family-Friendly Fun at Boulder‰Ûªs Pearl Street Mile
  July 11, 2013 – By Joe Rubino, Daily Camera
Leading Man Signed, Release Date Announced for Zamperini Film ‰Û÷Unbroken‰Ûª
  July 10, 2013 – By Donna Littlejohn, Daily Breeze

Upcoming BBTM Tour 2013 Events

Ryan Shay
Memorial Mile

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