Reno Mile

Reno Mile

Sat, September 12, 8:30am

Reno, NV

2020 event cancelled due to COVID-19

The third edition of the Reno Mile will be contested on Reno’s most famous street, the main downtown drag, Virginia Street, on Saturday morning, September 12, and is part of the 3rd annual Reno Running Festival presented by Hometown Health.

All Reno Mile participants will receive a commemorative coin, a goodie bag, one entry into the Reno Running Fest Raffle and post-race refreshments at the Finish Line Party. With one registration, you may participate in as many as 3 heats (see the below).

Event schedule (subject to change so check the event website for the most current schedule):

  • Age Group Heats (8:30-9:50am) - timed: Participants register for this heat and run in their age group.
  • Elite Mile Heats (10:00am) - timed: If you are a male who can run a 5:30 minute or faster Mile or a female who can run a 6:00 or faster Mile, please register for the Age Group Heats and submit your time to by 09/01/20 to be considered for the Elite Mile men's or women's heats.
  • Awards Ceremony (10:15am)
  • Fun Mile Heat (10:30am) - untimed, registration required.
  • Dog Mile Heat (11:00am) - untimed, run with your crowd-friendly pooch on a leash, registration required.
  • Reno's Main Drag Dash for kids 11 & under (11:30am) - approximately 50 yards, untimed, no need to register.

Overall top 3 men & women will receive prizes. Top 3 in each of the Age Group Heats also will be recognized. All top finishes will be determined by gun time not chip time.

The course is an out-and-back route on Virginia Street so participants will run under the famed Reno Arch TWICE.

Reno Running Fest Double Dare Medal
Participants who complete the Reno Mile AND the Journal Jog the next day will earn a special medal recognizing their achievement of two races in two days.

The Reno Mile also is a BBTM Featured Event, showcasing America's best Mile events.

4:21, Anthony Ocegueda (NV), 2019
5:18, Ramona Sanchez (NV), 2018

2019 Reno Mile Champions
Anthony Ocegueda (NV), 4:21, event record
Sidney Root (NV), 5:59

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