Riley Masters

Birthday: 05/04/90 Mile PR: 3:55.8 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile (1500m) PR: 3:36.56 - 2015
High School: Bangor HS
Hometown: Bangor, Maine
College: University of Maine/University of Oklahoma
Current Residence: Boulder, CO

Riley Masters won his first USA title at the 2018 Grand Blue Mile, BBTM Grand Prix Tour first stop, clocking 4:03.12 to pip Eric Avila at the line.

In 2016, the two-time NCAA All-American in the indoor Mile while at the University of Oklahoma finished runner-up at the GNC Live Well Liberty Mile, running 4:03 on the roads in Pittsburgh, and in October, he won The Navy Mile in an event record 4:04 to secure the BBTM Grand Prix Tour title.

He is currently the school record holder in the 1500m for his alma mater. Masters' first sub-4 Mile came in 2010 when he clocked 3:58.17 indoors at the Boston University Valentine Invitational.

In September 2018, Riley married Sara Sutherland, a national class Mile athlete.

FUN FACT: Riley holds the Maine native Mile record with his 3:56.15 indoors from February 2015.

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News

Stacked field also expected at Pre Classic International Mile

May 21, 2018

High schooler and future Oregon Duck Brodey Hasty eyes first sub-4 minute Mile against young talented competition

EUGENE, Ore. – The Prefontaine Classic’s International Mile – born in 2010 after the meet became inundated by interest in its famous Bowerman Mile – is a world class race featuring...

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Masters, Lipari Win First USA Titles at Grand Blue Mile

April 24, 2018

9th event edition awards $25,000 national championship purse; first stop on the BBTM Grand Prix #Tour2018

From Drake Relays

DES MOINES, Iowa – In down-to-the-wire exciting finishes, Riley Masters and Emily Lipari bested their respective fields to win the 9th Grand Blue Mile, the USATF 1 Mile...

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Top Fields Set for 2018 USATF 1 Mile Road Championships at Grand Blue Mile

April 12, 2018

Katie Mackey to defend women’s national title; $25,000 guaranteed national championship purse with $5000 for each national champion; also the Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix #Tour2018 season opener

From Grand Blue Mile

DES MOINES, Iowa - Grand Blue Mile race officials have announced the fields...

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Kampf Three-Peats, Masters Wins Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour 2016 Titles

October 02, 2016

Grand prix tour with 6 stops awarded more than $125,000 plus $10,000 GP purse; Tour Performance-of-the-Year by Ben Blankenship & Emily Lipari; Running Warehouse’s “Pick-the-Winner” contest engaged Mile fans at every event for third edition

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – (October 2, 2016) – At the ...

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The Navy Mile Draws Top Field for BBTM Grand Prix Tour 2016 Finale

September 29, 2016

Sam Penzenstadler to defend men’s title in nation’s capital; $15,000 Open prize purse; six athletes also vying for Tour grand prix prize money; Heather Kampf eyes Tour three-peat; Running Warehouse "Pick-the-Winner" contest

By Bring Back the Mile

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Navy Mile on...

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Kampf, Blankenship Win 5th GNC Live Well Liberty Mile

September 17, 2016

Fifth edition awards an event record $30,000 prize purse; Kampf, Queen of the Road Mile, secures at least a tie for third straight Bring Back the Mile Grand Prix Tour title at fifth stop in the Steel City; Tour 2016 finale hosted by The Navy Mile on Sunday, October 2 in Washington, DC

From GNC...

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Masters Rips World #2 3:56.25 in the Mile at Tyson Invitational

February 08, 2013

By Derek Veilleux, Maine TrackXC

Former Bangor HS runner Riley Masters currently at the Univeristy of Oklahoma, but running unttached this winter won the Tyson Invitational Mile at the University of Arkansas on Friday evening. Masters clocked a huge personal best of 3:56.25 in winning, the time...

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