Did you know?

The combination of first and runner-up at the NCAA 1500 / Mile Championships by Archie San Romani (1935-36) & Archie, Jr. (1964) is still the best placements by a father & son in the event.



Shannon Rowbury — Not Fade Away

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Fleet Feet Liberty Mile Returns to a Start Line in Downtown Pittsburgh this Summer

City of Champion's fastest road race kicks off P3R’s live 2021 race...


Q&A with Blake Boldon

This year, our ability to successfully execute the Drake Relays,...


San Romani went from unknown to Legend

Two-time NCAA champion set 1500m collegiate & meet record and later...

Featured Athletes

Jim Spivey

DOB: 03/07/60 Mile PR:
3:49.80 - 1986
Metric Mile PR:
3:31.01 - 1988

Shannon Rowbury

DOB: 09/19/84 Mile PR:
4:19.2 (road) - 2008
Metric Mile PR:
3:56.29 - 2015 (#2 U.S. all-time)

Elinor Purrier St. Pierre

DOB: 02/20/95 Mile PR:
4:16.2 (road) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
4:00.20 (indoors) - 2020

Matthew Centrowitz

DOB: 10/18/89 Mile PR:
3:49.6 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:30.40 - 2015

Featured Events

Grand Blue Mile & USA Road Championships

Sat, April 17 to Sun, April 25
Des Moines, IA & worldwide

State Street Mile

Sun, June 6 (TBD)
Santa Barbara, CA

Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

Fri, July 23
Pittsburgh, PA

Guardian Mile

Sat, July 31
Cleveland, OH



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