Alan Webb

Birthday: 01/13/83 Mile PR: 3:46.91 - 2007 (U.S. record)
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:30.54 - 2007

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Bernard Lagat

Birthday: 12/12/74 Mile PR: 3:47.28 - 2001
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:26.34 - 2001 (#2 all-time)

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Dave Wottle

Birthday: 08/07/50 Mile PR: 3:53.3 - 1973
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:36.2 - 1973

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Diane Leather

Birthday: 01/07/33 Mile PR: 4:45.00 - 1955 (former world best)
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:22.2 – 1955

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Don Bowden

Birthday: 08/08/36 Mile PR: 3:58.70 - 1957
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:46.50 - 1957

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Doris Brown Heritage

Birthday: 09/17/42 Mile PR: 4:39.6 - 1971
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:14.6 - 1971

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Dyrol Burleson

Birthday: 04/27/40 Mile PR: 3:55.60 - 1963
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:38.80 - 1964

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Francie Larrieu Smith

Birthday: 11/23/52 Mile PR: 4:27.52 - 1979
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:05.09 - 1976

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Glenn Cunningham

Birthday: 08/04/09 Mile PR: 4:06.8 - 1934 (former world record)
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:48.0 - 1940

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Herb Elliott

Birthday: 02/25/38 Mile PR: 3:54.5 - 1958 (former world record)
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:35.6 - 1960 (former world record)

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Jan Merrill

Birthday: 06/18/56 Mile PR: 4:28.3 - 1979
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:02.61 - 1976

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Jim Beatty

Birthday: 10/28/34 Mile PR: 3:55.5 - 1963
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:39.4 - 1962

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Jim Grelle

Birthday: 09/30/36 Mile PR: 3:55.4 - 1965
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:38.9 - 1964

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Jim Ryun

Birthday: 04/29/47 Mile PR: 3:51.1 - 1967 (former world record)
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:33.1 - 1967 (former WR)

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Jim Spivey

Birthday: 03/07/60 Mile PR: 3:49.80 - 1986
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:31.01 - 1988

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John Paul Jones

Birthday: 10/15/1890 Mile PR: 4:14.4 - 1913
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:57.2 - 1912

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Louis Zamperini

Birthday: 01/26/17 Mile PR: 4:07.9 (indoors) - 1940
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:52.6 - 1939

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Marty Liquori

Birthday: 09/11/49 Mile PR: 3:52.2 - 1975
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:36.0 - 1971

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Mary Decker Slaney

Birthday: 08/04/58 Mile PR: 4:16.71 - 1985 (U.S. record & former WR)
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:57.12 - 1983

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Roger Bannister

Birthday: 03/23/29 Mile PR: 3:58.8 - 1954
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:42.2 - 1954

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Ruth Wysocki

Birthday: 03/08/57 Mile PR: 4:21.78 - 1984
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 4:00.18 - 1984

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Steve Prefontaine

Birthday: 01/25/51 Mile PR: 3:54.6 - 1973
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:38.1 - 1973

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Steve Scott

Birthday: 05/05/56 Mile PR: 3:47.69 - 1982
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:31.76 - 1985

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Suzy Favor Hamilton

Birthday: 08/08/68 Mile PR: 4:22.93 - 1998
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:57.40 - 2000

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Wes Santee

Birthday: 03/25/32 Mile PR: 4:00.5 - 1955
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:42.8 - 1954 (former world record)

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Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

ELEVATE
Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

CELEBRATE
Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

NATIONAL MOVEMENT
Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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