Did you know?

Four of the Mile world records were also the first sub-4s in that country (Great Britain, Finland, Ireland and New Zealand)!



Olympic hopeful Purrier talks running with local athletes

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Herrera Defends, Kampf Recaptures BBTM Grand Prix Tour Titles

6th edition presented by Running Warehouse featured 5 stops...


Herrera, Lipari Win The Navy Mile

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Bring Back the Mile announces Tour 2019 Best Moments winners

Four Mile maniacs also win Tour presenting sponsor Running...

Featured Athletes

Louis Zamperini

DOB: 01/26/17 Mile PR:
4:07.9 (indoors) - 1940
Metric Mile PR:
3:52.6 - 1939

Bernard Lagat

DOB: 12/12/74 Mile PR:
3:47.28 - 2001
Metric Mile PR:
3:26.34 - 2001 (#2 all-time)

Emily Lipari

DOB: 11/19/92 Mile PR:
4:21.6 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.68 - 2018

Elinor Purrier

DOB: 02/20/95 Mile PR:
4:16.2 (road) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
4:02.34 - 2019

Featured Events

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 8, 2020
Winston-Salem, NC

Manzano Mile

Sat, February 15, 2020
Austin, TX

Newport-Mesa Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 1, 2020
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 21, 2020
Des Moines, IA



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