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On February 17, 1974, as a student at the University of North Carolina, Tony Waldrop (USA) sets indoor Mile world record, clocking 3:55.0 in San Diego; his WR stood for nearly 4 years.



15 Reasons Why We Love the Mile

Because of its universality and general appeal, the Mile is “so...


Colin Sahlman: 2022 TFN HS Boys Athlete Of The Year

His Bowerman Mile time of 3:56.24 lifted him to #3 all-time on the...


Endless Mileage Project recognizes every first U.S. sub-4 and 4:30 Miler with tree in Fast Forest

Rio Olympian and three-time U.S. champion Ben Blankenship...


Polk County native Tony Waldrop, legendary runner and educator, dies at 70

In 1974, the UNC athlete produced a memorable, magical year of...

Featured Athletes

Nikki Hiltz

DOB: 10/23/94 Mile PR:
4:17.4 (road) - 2022
Metric Mile PR:
4:01.52 - 2019

Craig Engels

DOB: 05/01/94 Mile PR:
3:51.60 - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.64 - 2021

Matthew Centrowitz

DOB: 10/18/89 Mile PR:
3:49.26 - 2021
Metric Mile PR:
3:30.40 - 2015

Heather MacLean

DOB: 08/31/95 Mile PR:
4:25.98 (indoors) - 2020
Metric Mile PR:
3:58.76 - 2022

Featured Events

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 4, 2023
Winston-Salem, NC

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 12, 2023
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile: USA Road Championships

Tues, April 25, 2023
Des Moines, IA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 4, 2023
Santa Barbara, CA



Return the Mile to prominence on the American & worldwide sports and cultural landscape by elevating and celebrating the Mile to create a movement.

Bring Back the Mile as the premier event in the sport, and increase interest in and media coverage of the Mile for both those who love the distance as well as the general public.

Bring Back the Mile to celebrate the storied distance and to recognize the people who made and make the Mile great and to promote Mile events and the next generation of U.S. Milers.

Bring Back the Mile to create a national movement for the Mile as America’s Distance,
to inspire Americans to run the Mile as part of their fitness program and to replace the 1600 meters at High School State Track & Field Meets across the country.

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