Did you know?

On March 6, 1964, Loyola University’s Tom O’Hara (USA) broke his 3-week-old indoor Mile world record, clocking 3:56.4 in Chicago, witnessed by 17,000 hometown fans.



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Registration for the 2021 Virtual Grand Blue Mile now open

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Featured Athletes

Johnny Gregorek

DOB: 12/07/91 Mile PR:
3:49.98 (indoors) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:35.00 - 2017

Grant Fisher

DOB: 04/22/97 Mile PR:
3:59.38 - 2015
Metric Mile PR:
3:39.60 - 2019

Amanda Eccleston

DOB: 06/18/90 Mile PR:
4:20.6 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.25 - 2016

Diane Leather Charles

DOB: 01/07/33 Mile PR:
4:45.00 - 1955 (former world best)
Metric Mile PR:
4:22.2 – 1955

Featured Events

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 7 (TBD)
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile & USA Road Championships

Sat, April 17 to Sun, April 25
Des Moines, IA & worldwide

Manzano Mile

Sun, April 25
Austin, TX

Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, June 12 (TBD)
Yakima, WA



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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