Bring Back The Mile – Tops for 2014

#4 ‰ÛÒ Accept Mile times for 2015 World Championships & 2016 Rio
Olympics…There is no reason NOT to accept Mile times for the 2015
Outdoor World Championships in Beijing and the 2016 Rio Olympics. Come
on, IAAF, you can do it! After all, the Mile is an official world
record distance, the only track imperial carry-over when records went
metric..‰Û – Ryan Lamppa in a 4 Wishes for the Mile piece in January 2014.

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The Mile, the IAAF and Our Opportunity

By David Monico, Bring Back the Mile
There are many things to be thankful for this week, but we couldn‰Ûªt
have been more thrilled to see last week that the Mile was included in
the list of qualifying events for the 2015 IAAF World Championships,
the first time in its history and in a global outdoor championships
since the Olympics last allowed Mile qualifying times in Munich 1972.


Camel City Elite Adds Olympic Silver Medalist Leo Manzano

From JDL Fast Track
JDL Fast Track has announced that 2012 Olympic 1500m silver
medalist Leo Manzano has been added to the field for the Camel City
Mile presented by Salem Sports set for Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Manzano, who has a Mile personal record of 3:50.64, is the fifth
athlete added to the deep men‰Ûªs indoor Mile field.


96-year-old Mile world record holder: ‰ÛÏKeep going‰Û

By Mia Watkins,
“I outgrew them, I outlived them. I had no competition there so I
started looking at the world records and I thought ‘Maybe I can do


Zamperini‰Ûªs victory gets film honors

By Tom Peck, The Independent
‰ÛÏI think as a human being, as a mother, as someone who works
internationally, I needed desperately to know a man like Louis
Zamperini in my life, to know that there is hope.‰Û ‰ÛÒ director Angelina