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On January 13, 1978, Dick Buerkle recorded the first indoor sub-3:55 Mile, clocking a 3:54.93 WR in College Park, Maryland at the CYO Invitational; the last American male to hold the Mile WR (indoor or outdoor). #wow

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Featured Athletes

Alan Webb

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

Eric Avila

DOB: 10/03/89 Mile PR:
3:55.43 - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.37 - 2016

Dani Jones

DOB: 08/21/96 Mile PR:
4:23.33 - 2020
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.03 - 2020

Emma Coburn

DOB: 10/19/90 Mile PR:
4:20.5 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.82 - 2020


Featured Events

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 20
Winston-Salem, NC

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 7 (TBD)
Newport Beach, CA

USA Road Championships & Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 20
Des Moines, IA

Manzano Mile

Sun, April 25
Austin, TX

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