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On February 19, 1982, Mary Decker (Slaney) broke her one-week-old indoor Mile world record with her 4:20.5 in San Diego; third and final indoor Mile WR in the same year! #QueenMary

News

2.17.20

New Zealand’s Theo Quax joins dad Dick in exclusive sub-4 minute Mile club

Only 12th father-son sub-4 combo ever and the first Kiwi pair to do...


2.16.20

UW coach Andy Powell produces sub-4 minute Milers

“My favorite thing to do is coach someone to break it for the first...


2.8.20

Purrier pulverizes U.S. indoor Mile record at 113th Millrose Games

O’Hare wins men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile for the second time in three...


2.15.20

Running a Mile a day can make children healthier

The Daily Mile can make a massive difference to children’s lives......



Featured Athletes

Mary Decker Slaney

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

Rachel Schneider

DOB: 07/18/91 Mile PR:
4:20.91 - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
4:06.90 - 2015

Kyle Merber

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

Jim Ryun

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


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Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 1
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Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 21
Des Moines, IA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 7
Santa Barbara, CA

Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, June 13
Yakima, WA

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