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Mile legends Mary Slaney nee Decker (USA) and Hicham El Guerrouj (MAR) recorded the fastest track Mile for a given month with three (3) each: the most by any athlete. #FunFact



Olympic Medalist Nick Willis: How to Run a Faster Mile

"To run the Mile, we need to run like children, which means getting...


Ready to Rock High Schoolers: Alan Webb & Dathan Ritzenhein

"It's great to write and read about these young guys now, but if...


Nittany Valley Running Club hosts indoor Mile series

RRCA club will hold three race series on Jan. 14, Jan. 27 and Feb....


7 Surprising Things That Happen After Winning an Olympic Medal

"The treasured, powerful symbol of athletic success was like hiding...

Featured Athletes

Jenny Simpson

DOB: 08/23/86 Mile PR:
4:18.3 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.22 - 2014 (#3 U.S. all-time)

Emma Coburn

DOB: 10/19/90 Mile PR:
4:23.8 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.10 - 2015

Alan Webb

DOB: 01/13/83 Mile PR:
3:46.91 - 2007 (U.S. record)
Metric Mile PR:
3:30.54 - 2007

Matthew Centrowitz

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

Featured Events

5th Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, Feb 4, 2017
Winston-Salem, NC

Newport-Mesa Spirit Run Elite Mile

Sun, March 12, 2017
Newport Beach, CA

Run Tucson Festival of Miles

Fri, May 26, 2017
Tucson, AZ

HOKA ONE ONE State Street Mile

Sun, June 4, 2017
Santa Barbara, CA





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