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On July 15, 1933, New Zealand’s Jack Lovelock shatters the Mile world record, clocking 4:07.6 and beating American Bill Bonthron who set a U.S. record of 4:08.7 (also under the old mark) at Palmer Stadium in Princeton, NJ.

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Featured Athletes

Riley Masters

DOB: 05/04/90 Mile PR:
3:55.8 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.56 - 2015

Kyle Merber

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

Emily Lipari

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

Sara Vaughn

DOB: 03/16/86 Mile PR:
4:21.7 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
4:04.56 - 2017


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Sat, August 8
Cleveland, OH

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