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On January 26, 1980, Mary Decker (USA) sets Mile world record of 4:21.7 in Auckland, NZL; the fastest women’s Mile in the month of January; the first of her three outdoor Mile WRs. #QueenMary!

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Purrier St. Pierre Headlines Stellar WHOOP Women’s Wanamaker Mile Field

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Featured Athletes

Steve Prefontaine

DOB: 01/25/51 Mile PR:
3:54.6 - 1973
Metric Mile PR:
3:38.1 - 1973

Mary Decker Slaney

DOB: 08/04/58 Mile PR:
4:16.71 - 1985 (U.S. record & former WR)
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.12 - 1983 (former AR)

Mary Cain

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

Elinor Purrier St. Pierre

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


Featured Events

10th Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 5
Winston-Salem, NC

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 27
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile: USA Road Championships

Tues, April 26
Des Moines, IA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 5
Santa Barbara, CA

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