The Magnificent Mile Race wouldn’t be possible without all of our wonderful sponsors, many of whom bring our street fair to life. A special thanks to our presenting sponsors — Quintiles and Lenovo. We would also like to thank Capital RunWalk, Umstead Park UCC, the Capital Area Soccer League, Falls Village Veterinary, Tablet 2PC, Off […]
In addition to all the talented adults who raced The Magnificent Mile, loads of outstanding young runners came out and competed equally hard. Representatives from numerous USATF youth clubs, including Durham Striders Track Club, Triangle Champions Track Club, Junior Striders XC, and Carolina Elite Track & Field Club, were on hand. Several schools in the […]
We had an extremely talented field of Masters Runners at this year’s event. To earn that special designation, you must be at least 40 years old but that definitely doesn’t mean you’ve slowed down. Particularly impressive were Allie Bigelow of Durham, Deb Ryan of Southern Pines, and Carl Cook of Greensboro, pictured below from left […]
As the NC-USATF State Championship, The Magnificent Mile Race draws some incredible runners. State records for both men and women have been set on our course, as well as multiple age-group records. Bobby Mack set and still holds the men’s record, which he set in 2009 with a time of 4:10. On the women’s side, Brittany […]
As exciting as the race component is, The Magnificent Mile is much more than that. At its core is a deep determination to unlock the mysteries of motor neuron disease.