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On October 24, 1877, Edward Merritt sets the first recognized U.S. Mile record with his 4:43.8 clocking in Mott Haven, NY, The Bronx; the only U.S. Mile record set in October! #TheFirst



Dixon Hemphill, 96, Completes Navy Mile on Navy’s 264th Birthday

“It’s never too late to start running.”

From The Navy Mile


Sir Roger Bannister honored with memorial stone

The diamond-shaped memorial, made of Blue Purbeck marble is close...


Mary Cain sues former coach Alberto Salazar, Nike over alleged abuse

“Companies are responsible for the behavior of their managers,...


HS Boys Athlete of the Year: Hobbs Kessler

Prep indoor Mile and outdoor 1500m record setter and Olympic Trials...

Featured Athletes

Johnny Gregorek

DOB: 12/07/91 Mile PR:
3:49.98 (indoors) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.49 - 2021

Craig Engels

DOB: 05/01/94 Mile PR:
3:51.60 - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.64 - 2021

Nikki Hiltz

DOB: 10/23/94 Mile PR:
4:22 (road) - 2021
Metric Mile PR:
4:01.52 - 2019

Cory McGee

DOB: 05/29/92 Mile PR:
4:21.81 - 2020
Metric Mile PR:
4:00.67 - 2021

Featured Events

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 5, 2022
Winston-Salem, NC

Grand Blue Mile: USA Road Championships

Tues, April 26, 2022
Des Moines, IA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 5, 2022 (TBD)
Santa Barbara, CA

Falmouth Elite Mile

Sat, August 20, 2022
Falmouth, MA



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