As part of our Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014, BBTM launched today its “Pick-the-Winner” contest presented by Running Warehouse. Choose your favorite Milers to win the Men’s and Women’s professional Miles on Saturday, February 1 at the Camel City Indoor Mile, part of the Hilton Garden Innvitational collegiate track meet in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Fans who select the correct winner in either race will be in the running to win a $50 gift certificate to Running Warehouse as well as BBTM gear!
- Visit the "Pick-the-Winner" page: bringbackthemile.com/pick-the-winner
- Select your favorite Milers & guess a winning time by 10:00am PST on Feb 1
- Go to the event or follow on Twitter - @bringbackmile & @JDLFastTrack
- Stay tuned post race to our social media channels for the winners!
The Running Warehouse “Pick-the-Winner” contest offers fan engagement at each Tour stop. The current calendar is as follows:
Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2014
- Camel City Indoor Mile, Winston-Salem, NC, February 1, $6125 plus time bonuses
- Medtronic TC 1 Mile, Minneapolis, MN, May 8, $25,000 plus $10,000 course record bonus
- Ryan Shay Mile, Charlevoix, MI, July 26, $4000
- GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, Pittsburgh, PA, August 1, $19,900
- Michigan Mile, Flint, MI, August 22, $10,000
- Grandma’s Minnesota Mile, Duluth, MN, September 7, $20,100
Visit www.bringbackthemile.com/tour or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more BBTM Grand Prix Tour news and information.
About Bring Back the Mile
The Mile holds a special place in Track & Field and beyond because no running distance, or field event for that matter, has the history, the appeal, the “magic” of the Mile. The first sub-4 minute Mile by Great Britain’s Roger Bannister in 1954 is regarded as the greatest individual athletic achievement of the 20th century (see Forbes November 18, 2005 article HERE), and no other event has produced an equivalent of the sub-4 minute Mile standard in the sport, in the media and in the public’s mind.
Over the past decade-plus, unfortunately, the Mile has lost some of its stature, and thus, the Bring Back the Mile mission is: To return the Mile to prominence on the American sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a national movement.