Did you know?

On June 27, 1965, Jim Ryun, at age 18, sets U.S. Mile record 3:55.3 in San Diego; also the U.S. HS record (broken 36 years later by Alan Webb who ran 3:53.43 in 2001) and Ryun’s record 5th and final HS sub-4. #Epic!



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Featured Athletes

Steve Scott

DOB: 05/05/56 Mile PR:
3:47.69 - 1982
Metric Mile PR:
3:31.76 - 1985

Jim Ryun

DOB: 04/29/47 Mile PR:
3:51.1 - 1967 (former world record)
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.1 - 1967 (former WR)

Francie Larrieu Smith

DOB: 11/23/52 Mile PR:
4:27.52 - 1979
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.09 - 1976

Jenny Simpson

DOB: 08/23/86 Mile PR:
4:19.3 (road) - 2013
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.22 - 2014 (#3 U.S. all-time)

Featured Events

Service Now West Chester Mile

Thurs, August 11
West Chester, PA

Aetna Falmouth Mile

Sat, August 20
Falmouth, MA

10th Minnesota Mile

Sun, September 11
Duluth, MN

5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

Sat, September 17
Pittsburgh, PA





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