Did you know?

Two-time U.S. Olympian Dyrol Burleson was the first to receive a full track & field scholarship from legendary University of Oregon coach Bill Bowerman. #GoDucks!



State Street Mile, The Fastest Mile in the West, Set for Sunday, June 4

Race proceeds go to the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Crime...


The Training of Jim Ryun an American Superstar

Ryun’s high school coach, Bob Timmons, was formerly a swimming...


A Falcon and a Duck Made the Pre Classic Fly

Without a doubt, though, the big, highly anticipated Mile race -...


Dark Horse and The Mile

I never want to do that again... but by the time I make it back to...

Featured Athletes

Dyrol Burleson

DOB: 04/27/40 Mile PR:
3:55.60 - 1963
Metric Mile PR:
3:38.80 - 1964

Brenda Martinez

DOB: 09/08/87 Mile PR:
4:19.6 (road) - 2014
Metric Mile PR:
4:00.94 - 2013

Steve Prefontaine

DOB: 01/25/51 Mile PR:
3:54.6 - 1973
Metric Mile PR:
3:38.1 - 1973

Dave Wottle

DOB: 08/07/50 Mile PR:
3:53.3 - 1973
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.2 - 1973

Featured Events

Festival of Miles

Fri, May 26
Tucson, AZ

State Street Mile

Sun, June 4
Santa Barbara, CA

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

Fri, July 28
Pittsburgh, PA

Minnesota Mile

Thurs, September 7
Duluth, MN





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