Did you know?

On March 18, 1944, Gil Dodds (USA), AKA The Flying Parson, broke his week-old indoor Mile world record with a 4:06.4 clocking in Chicago. #wow



Ingebrigtsen’s eternal quest for improvement

“The main goal is just to see how fast I can run and to try to win...


The Mile will never lose its magic thanks to unique history

"No other event has produced an equivalent of the recognized,...


Cameron Myers, 16, smashes the 4 minute Mile

"It's a really big confidence booster, but I've got to stay humble...


The Reframed Mindset around the Sub-4 Mile for High School Boys

“I think the 4:00 barrier is still something special to accomplish....

Featured Athletes

Glenn Cunningham

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

Francie Larrieu Smith

DOB: 11/23/52 Mile PR:
4:27.52 - 1979
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.09 - 1976

Ruth Wysocki

DOB: 03/08/57 Mile PR:
4:21.78 - 1984
Metric Mile PR:
4:00.18 - 1984

Louis Zamperini

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

Featured Events

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 12
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile: USA Road Championships

Tues, April 25
Des Moines, IA

Mile of Truth

Sun, May 7
Danville, CA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 4
Santa Barbara, CA



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