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2018 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Attracts Deepest Field of Milers to Date to the City of Champions

The GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday, July 20 will host the deepest field to-date with 10 sub-4 minute men’s milers and six sub-4:30 minute women’s milers. The star-studded line-up will compete for one of the largest prize purses in U.S. road mile races. Read more
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Defending Champion Ben Blankenship & Top U.S. Miler Amanda Eccleston Headline 2018 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

Defending champion Ben Blankenship and top U.S. miler Amanda Eccleston headline a deep field of professional runners at this year’s GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, scheduled for Friday, July 20. The evening road race will offer a prize purse of $30,000, one of the largest for U.S. road mile races. Read more
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GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Returns to Pittsburgh on July 20

by P3R
The GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, downtown Pittsburgh’s only night time road race, will return on Friday, July 20. The 2018 race will feature six waves of runners starting with the recreational level and ending with professional athletes. Read more
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Blankenship, Lipari Win 6th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

by P3R
At the 6th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday evening, runners navigated wet streets and outran a downpour towards a $30,000 prize purse. Ben Blankenship and Emily Lipari won their American Development Pro races in 4 minutes, 5 seconds and 4:35, respectively. Blankenship, 27, defended his title af Read more

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Attracts Deep Field of Milers to Pittsburgh

by P3R
The 6th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday, July 28 will host its deepest field to-date with eight sub-4 minute men’s milers and nine sub-4:30 minute women’s milers expected to compete for the $30,000 prize purse in the City of Champions. The star-studded line-up includes 4-time race champion Heat Read more

Kampf, Blankenship to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

by P3R
Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions Heather Kampf and Ben Blankenship will return to the City of Champions to defend their titles at the evening road race, scheduled for Friday, July 28, 2017. The 6th edition features its deepest professional fields ever and a prize purse of $30,000, one Read more

You (Yes, You) Can Run a Mile!

by Steffany Rubel
Blogger Steffany Rubel from RunSteffRun.com shares tips for training even if it's your first mile running. Read more

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Returns to Pittsburgh on July 28

by P3R
Pittsburgh’s fastest nighttime road race, the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile returns on Friday, July 28. The 2017 race will feature six waves of runners starting with the recreational level and ending with professional athletes. America’s fastest milers will compete for a $30,000 prize purse, one of the Read more

Kampf, Blankenship Win 5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

by P3R
The 5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, with a record prize purse of $30,000, welcomed Milers to Pittsburgh on a beautiful Saturday morning in the Steel City. Heather Kampf and Ben Blankenship won their American Development Pro races in 4:33 and 4:02, respectively.a four-time Liberty Read more

P3R Renews Team USA Minnesota Sponsorship, Continues Commitment to U.S. Elite Distance Runners

P3R has announced that it will renew its sponsorship of Team USA Minnesota, a post-collegiate distance training center based in Minneapolis focused on developing Olympians and national champions. For the past three years, P3R has supported the team as part of the American Development Program (ADP). Read more

Deep Field of Sub-4 Milers Ready to Race in Pittsburgh at the 5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

Eleven sub-4 minute men’s milers and eight sub-4:30 minute women’s milers expected in Steel City for Saturday, Sept. 17 event; $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well; fifth stop on Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016 Read more

Heather Kampf - A Day in My Life - Part Two

Heather Kampf shares a “Day in the Life” picture blog to give you an idea of a typical day for her - PART TWO Read more

Heather Kampf shares a Day In Her Life - Part One

Heather Kampf shares a “Day in the Life” picture blog to give you an idea of a typical day for her - PART ONE Heather will be at the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile 9/17/16. Read more

Kampf, McNamara to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

Kampf McNamara to Defend Liberty Mile Titles
Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions and event record holders Heather Kampf and Jordan McNamara will return to the Steel City to defend their titles at the 2016 race. Read more

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Celebrates Five Years with New Date and an Increased $30,000 Prize Purse Presented by GNC

P3R will celebrate the 5th anniversary of the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile with a new September date and an increased prize purse. Scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 17, the race will feature a $30,000 prize purse presented by GNC Live Well, one of the largest for U.S. road miles. Read more

2015 GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Highlight Videos Capture Excitement of Nighttime Road Race

by P3R
The 4th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile hosted an exciting night of road racing this past Friday with some of America’s fastest milers competing for the $4,000 top prize in each American Development Pro race. Heather Kampf and Jordan McNamara won their American Development Pro races. Read more

Deep Field of Sub-4 Milers Ready to Race in Pittsburgh at the 4th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

A prize purse of $25,000 has attracted some of the country’s top milers to Pittsburgh for the 4th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile on Friday evening, July 31. Thirteen sub-4 minute men’s milers and five sub-4:30 minute women’s milers will compete for the $4000 champion’s prize in this unique downtown race Read more

Professional Runners to Visit Summer Dreamers Academy

Defending race champion Jordan McNamara and two-time race champion Heather Kampf will make a special visit to Pittsburgh’s Summer Dreamers Academy before competing in the 4th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, scheduled for Friday, July 31. Read more

Grunewald, McNamara to Defend GNC Live Well Liberty Mile Titles

by P3R
Defending GNC Live Well Liberty Mile champions Jordan McNamara and Gabriele Grunewald will return to the Steel City to defend their titles at the 2015 race, scheduled for Friday, July 31. The 4th edition features a prize purse of $25,000, the third largest for U.S. road miles Read more

GNC Live Well LIBERTY MILE Hosts“Run 1 For Lucas”: Runners Can Register Today To Support Lucas Goeller

The GNC Live Well Liberty Mile announces “Run 1 For Lucas,” an opportunity for Pittsburgh runners of all ages and abilities to dedicate their one-mile run to two-year-old Lucas Goeller, the local youngster who has waited more than 18 months for a lifesaving liver transplant. Read more