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Legend Wes Santee set the outdoor U.S. Mile record four times between 1953-55, just missing the first sub-4 by an American with his 4:00.5 final record clocking. #OhSoClose!

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10.22.17

Arese biography launched at star-studded event in Milan

Two-time Italian Olympian set 5 national records from 800m to...


10.17.17

Q&A with rising Irish Mile star Sean Tobin

The general public has a much better understanding of a Mile time...


10.4.17

Camel City Elite Launches Unsponsored Athlete Program

One male, one female to be selected for the 2018 Camel City Mile;...


10.21.17

Bannister’s epochal sub-4 minute Mile record-smashing run

Bannister raced for one more event then retired to concentrate on...



Featured Athletes

Ben Blankenship

DOB: 12/19/89 Mile PR:
3:52.3 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.26 - 2016

Katie Mackey

DOB: 11/12/87 Mile PR:
4:23.5 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.81 - 2015

Mary Cain

DOB: 05/03/96 Mile PR:
4:24.11 (indoors) - 2014 (U.S. Junior record)
Metric Mile PR:
4:04.62 - 2013

Roger Bannister

DOB: 03/23/29 Mile PR:
3:58.8 - 1954
Metric Mile PR:
3:42.2 - 1954


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Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, Feb 3, 2018
Winston-Salem, NC

Newport-Mesa Spirit Run Elite Mile

Sun, March 18, 2018
Newport Beach, CA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 3, 2018
Santa Barbara, CA

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