The Mile High Mile

The Mile High Mile

Thurs, Aug 1, 7:20pm

Boulder, CO

Register HERE!

The Mile High Mile presented by Sara Vaughn at Liv Sothebys Realty returns for its 6th installment.

New location, not to miss top competition on the track, under the stars and the lights at CU Potts Field on Thursday evening, August 1! 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.

►Open - 5:30 and slower
►Open - 5:30 or faster
►High Plains Bank Elite Women Mile
►Elite Men Mile
$4000 prize purse plus giveaways for top finishers (Elite race per gender: $500, $350, $225, $100, $75 and $50)

In addition, CO soil record and other time-based incentives; $1000 from Roll Recovery for the first person in each race to break 4:00 for men, and 4:30 for women.

4:02.55 Austen Dalquist (USA / CO), 2023
4:34.38 Kaela Edwards (USA / CO), 2023

2023 The Mile High Mile Champions
Austen Dalquist (USA / CO), 4:02.55, event record
Kaela Edwards (USA / CO), 4:34.38, event record

2023 results HERE.

Elite athlete contact, Todd Straka:

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

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