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Since 1977, the Prefontaine Classic has produced 399 sub-4 minute Mile performances by 187 different athletes from 22 nations! #wow



My First Sub-4

My head was pounding and I struggled to catch my breath as my time...


László Tábori: The People’s Sport, The People’s Champion

If I compare publicity percentage-wise, I had 75% for the Mile and...


State Street Mile, The Fastest, Funnest Mile in the West, Ready to Run on Sunday, June 3

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


The Bowerman Mile: Why It Matters

“That’s why some meets like the Prefontaine keep the Mile. They...

Featured Athletes

Craig Engels

DOB: 05/01/94 Mile PR:
3:53.93 (indoors) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
3:35.95 - 2017

Ben Blankenship

DOB: 12/15/88 Mile PR:
3:52.3 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.26 - 2016

Matthew Centrowitz

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

Shelby Houlihan

DOB: 02/08/93 Mile PR:
4:23.0 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:59.06 - 2018

Featured Events

State Street Mile

Sun, June 3
Santa Barbara, CA

Inaugural Crown City Mile

July 4
Coronado, CA

GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

Fri, July 20
Pittsburgh, PA

5th Sir Walter Miler

Fri, August 3
Raleigh, NC





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