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10.6.18

U.S. Olympian Rowbury Joins USF Cross Country, Track Staff

"It's fun to be involved with building something. I like being able...


10.8.18

Charlie Warner took the iconic Miracle Mile photograph

Vancouver Sun photographer has died at age 89: “He wasn’t sure when...


10.12.18

Jenny Simpson adapts to emerging Mile stars worldwide

“I think history will look back on this and my accomplishments will...


10.15.18

Commonwealth Sports Moment #1: Roger Bannister beats John Landy in the “Miracle Mile”

"If I didn’t manage to defeat John Landy there, he would be the...



Featured Athletes

Jenny Simpson

DOB: 08/23/86 Mile PR:
4:16.6 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.22 - 2014 (#3 U.S. all-time)

Johnny Gregorek

DOB: 12/07/91 Mile PR:
3:52.9 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
3:35.00 - 2017

Matthew Centrowitz

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

Roger Bannister

DOB: 03/23/29 Mile PR:
3:58.8 - 1954
Metric Mile PR:
3:42.2 - 1954


Featured Events

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 2, 2019
Winston-Salem, NC

Manzano Mile

Sat, February 16, 2019
Austin, TX

Newport-Mesa Spirit Run Elite Mile

Sun, March 17, 2019
Newport Beach, CA

10th Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 23, 2019
Des Moines, IA

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