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On October 24, 1877, Edward Merritt sets the first recognized U.S. Mile record with his 4:43.8 clocking in Mott Haven, NY, The Bronx; the only U.S. Mile record set in October! #TheFirst #TimeLongLongAgo



Trophy, bib number from Mile greats Delany & Tabori donated to Heritage

Legends & rivals shared racing history and long-term friendship


Steve Cram at 60

The Jarrow Arrow's landmark birthday highlights his brilliant...


Guided by the Spirit: David Torrence Legacy Foundation launched

In honor of her late son David, an Olympic runner, Malibuite Bianca...


Remembering how Snell tore up the Tokyo track for historic Olympic double

“We were helpless. My chief memory down the final straight is of...

Featured Athletes

David Torrence

DOB: 11/26/85 Mile PR:
3:52.01 - 2012
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.23 - 2013

Emily Lipari

DOB: 11/19/92 Mile PR:
4:21.6 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.68 - 2018

Nikki Hiltz

DOB: 10/23/94 Mile PR:
4:24.45 (indoors) - 2020
Metric Mile PR:
4:01.52 - 2019

Peter Snell

DOB: 12/17/38 Mile PR:
3:54.1 - 1964 (former world record)
Metric Mile PR:
3:37.6 - 1964

Featured Events

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 6, 2021
Winston-Salem, NC

Manzano Mile

Sat, February 13, 2021
Austin, TX

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 7, 2021 (TBD)
Newport Beach, CA

Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, June 12, 2021
Yakima, WA



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