Did you know?

On August 21, 1962, Jim Beatty, 3 days after setting the outdoor U.S. Mile record, breaks his own Mile mark with a 3:56.3 in Helsinki; the shortest span to hold a U.S. Mile record for the men: 3 days! #wow



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Featured Athletes

Jim Beatty

DOB: 10/28/34 Mile PR:
3:55.5 - 1963
Metric Mile PR:
3:39.4 - 1962

Mary Decker Slaney

DOB: 08/04/58 Mile PR:
4:16.71 - 1985 (U.S. record & former WR)
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.12 - 1983

Doris Brown Heritage

DOB: 09/17/42 Mile PR:
4:39.6 - 1971
Metric Mile PR:
4:14.6 - 1971

Matthew Centrowitz

DOB: 10/18/89 Mile PR:
3:49.6 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:30.40 - 2015

Featured Events

Minnesota Mile

Thurs, September 7
Duluth, MN

The Wasatch Mile

Thurs, September 14
Salt Lake City, UT

The Navy Mile

Sun, October 1
Washington, DC





Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

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