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On August 16, 1982, Maricica Puică clocks Mile world record of 4:17.44 in Rieti, Italy, breaking Mary Decker Tabb’s 70-day-old record! At 32 years, 49 days, the Romanian is the oldest woman to set outdoor Mile WR. #wow



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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

Colleen Quigley

DOB: 11/20/92 Mile PR:
4:19.2 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.02 - 2018

Heather Kampf

DOB: 01/19/87 Mile PR:
4:19.7 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:04.46 - 2016

Craig Engels

DOB: 05/01/94 Mile PR:
3:53.93 (indoors) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
3:35.95 - 2017

Featured Events

The Navy Mile

Sun, September 30
Washington, DC

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 2, 2019
Winston-Salem, NC

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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