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On June 27, 1965, Jim Ryun, 18, sets U.S. Mile record 3:55.3 in San Diego, also winning AAU Mile title and beating 1964 Olympic 1500m champion Peter Snell; his 4th sub-4 of the year, record 5th and final HS sub-4! #Legend

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6.15.22

Whittaker Defends Memorable Girls Mile at Brooks PR Invitational

First high school girls Mile race ever with seven running sub-4:40

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6.3.22

Remembering Walter George: The Mile’s first superstar

“Certainly, he was a man who was years ahead of his time, It was...


5.29.22

Sahlman runs his second HS sub-4 at Bowerman Mile

“I gave it all I had... It was definitely a great experience. I...


6.15.22

Say Hello to Your Newest Sub-4 Guy: Simeon Birnbaum

Last seated South Dakotan blasts 56 second last lap to become the...



Featured Athletes

Jim Ryun

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

Cooper Teare

DOB: 08/18/99 Mile PR:
3:50.17 (indoors) – 2022
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.81 - 2022

Sinclaire Johnson

DOB: 04/13/98 Mile PR:
4:27 - 2021 (road)
Metric Mile PR:
3:58.85 - 2022

Emma Coburn

DOB: 10/19/90 Mile PR:
4:20.5 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.82 - 2020


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Sat, July 23
Cleveland, OH

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Sat, August 13
Lafayette, CO

Mile of Truth

Sun, September 18
Danville, CA

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