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On March 31, 2021, Federico Bruno of Argentina recorded the first sub-4 minute Mile on South American soil, clocking 3:59.27 at Concordia, ARG; also Bruno's and his country’s first sub-4! #trifecta



Dixon Hemphill, 96, Completes Navy Mile on Navy’s 264th Birthday

“It’s never too late to start running.”

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Featured Athletes

Craig Engels

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

Elinor Purrier St. Pierre

DOB: 02/20/95 Mile PR:
4:16.2 (road) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:58.03 - 2021

Mary Cain

DOB: 05/03/96 Mile PR:
4:24.11 (indoors) - 2014 (U.S. Junior record)
Metric Mile PR:
4:04.62 - 2013

Jim Ryun

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

Featured Events

The Navy Mile (virtual)

October 1-14

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 5, 2022
Winston-Salem, NC

Grand Blue Mile: USA Road Championships

Tues, April 26, 2022
Des Moines, IA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 5, 2022 (TBD)
Santa Barbara, CA



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