The mile run -- our sport's classic distance -- is the theme of the day today ...
Medtronic TC 1 Mile Web-Cast Live ... Tonight's USA 1 Mile Road Championships, held in conjunction with the Medtronic TC 1 Mile will be web-cast live on USA Track and Field's brand new USA Running Circuit web-site, HERE. The web-site should help bring much-needed attention to the USA Running Circuit ... and let folks enjoy tonight's race without getting rained on.
Racing begins at 6:50 p.m. tonight, with the championship races going off at 7:53 (women) and 8:03 (men).
Defending Champ Torrence Interviewed ... Part of the USA Running Circuit's web package for tonight's races includes an interview with defending men's USA 1 Mile Road champion David Torrence. Torrence explains how his $14,000 sub-four-minute win last year kept his nascent professional career afloat.
Find the interview HERE.
Registration Opens for Minnesota Mile ... Registration for Grandma's Marathon's Minnesota Mile has opened, race officials announced. The September 19 event in Duluth will include a fund raising initiative to help fight breast cancer.
Find more information HERE.