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An exact 4:00.0 Mile was first achieved on September 3, 1958 by England’s Derek Ibbotson in a 4th place finish behind legend Herb Elliott at White City in London.  #FunFacts

News

2.26.17

Famous Huddersfield Olympic medalist Derek Ibbotson dies

World Mile record holder and MBE part of legendary generation of...


2.25.17

Eat Like an Elite: Jenny Simpson

The Olympic medalist swears by meal prep delivery services and...


2.23.17

A Relay World Record, PRs and More for Kyle Merber in 2017

“A lot of coaches can just get you in shape. It takes a special...



Featured Athletes

Jenny Simpson

DOB: 08/23/86 Mile PR:
4:18.3 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.22 - 2014 (#3 U.S. all-time)

Kyle Merber

DOB: 11/19/90 Mile PR:
3:52.22 (indoors) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.54 - 2015

Eric Jenkins

DOB: 11/24/91 Mile PR:
3:49.4 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:35.94 - 2016

Shannon Rowbury

DOB: 09/19/84 Mile PR:
4:19.2 (road) - 2008
Metric Mile PR:
3:56.29 - 2015 (U.S. record)


Featured Events

Newport-Mesa Spirit Run Elite Mile

Sun, March 12
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 25
Des Moines, IA

Medtronic TC 1 Mile

Thurs, May 11
Minneapolis, MN

Run Tucson Festival of Miles

Fri, May 26
Tucson, AZ

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