The Mile High Mile

The Mile High Mile

Sat, August 13, 6:00pm

Lafayette, CO

The Mile High Mile returns for its 4th installment.

New location, more races, more ages and not to miss top competition on the track, under the stars and the lights at Centaurus High School on Thursday evening, August 13! Come experience this high energy event at an intimate setting in the Rocky Mountains' running mecca. Every race will have the opportunity to break the tape.

Could this be the next opportunity to witness the 4 minute barrier broken in Colorado, the Centennial State?

Compete by age or level. Open to everyone. All events will be Fully Automatic Timed (FAT) and results available immediately afterwards. Club competitions and age-graded scoring.

THE RACES
►Youth
►Middle School Girls + Boys combined
►High School Girls
►High School Boys
►Open
►Masters (40 & Older)*
►Elite Women Mile*
►Elite Men Mile*
*2022 Prize purses are currently being developed but aim to be of significance

In addition, CO soil record and other time-based incentives also being developed.

EVENT RECORDS
4:06.11 Jeff Thies (USA / CO), 2021
4:38.34 Sara Vaughn (USA / CO), 2021

2021 The Mile High Mile Champions
Jeff Thies (USA / CO), 4:06.11
Sara Vaughn (USA / CO), 4:38.34

Elite athlete contact, Todd Straka: track@boulderroadrunners.org

The Mile High Mile also returns as a BBTM Featured Event, showcasing America's best Mile events.

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