Did you know?

On April 28, 2007, U.S. Olympian and Mile record holder Alan Webb won the Drake Relays Mile in an Iowa state record, clocking 3:51.71. #Fast!



Jim Ryun reflects upon breaking his Mile world record 50 years ago

“Coach Timmons would reach way down in our souls, find these...


Murphy, Mackey Win USA Titles at Grand Blue Mile

2016 Olympic medalist Clayton Murphy also crushes course record...


Olympic Athlete Brings a Sushi Pop-Up to New York’s Infamous Happy Ending Bar

Former high school Mile ace and Stanford star: “That’s a...


Bloomsday to feature Mile legend Jim Ryun

Three-time Olympian to speak on Friday, May 5 at Lewis & Clark High...

Featured Athletes

Amanda Eccleston

DOB: 06/18/90 Mile PR:
4:20.7 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.25 - 2016

Jim Ryun

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

Riley Masters

DOB: 05/04/1990 Mile PR:
3:55.8 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.56 - 2015

Katie Mackey

DOB: 11/12/87 Mile PR:
4:23.6 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.81 - 2015

Featured Events

Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 25
Des Moines, IA

Inaugural Mile of Truth

Sun, May 7
Danville, CA

Medtronic TC 1 Mile

Thurs, May 11
Minneapolis, MN

Run Tucson Festival of Miles

Fri, May 26
Tucson, AZ





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