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On November 25, 2017, sub-4 Miler Paul Robinson of Ireland records the fastest Mile in Antarctica, clocking 4:17.9 in -4F / -20C temperature (wind chill temperature was -13F / -25C), solo, on Union Glacier.



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Featured Athletes

Brenda Martinez

DOB: 09/08/87 Mile PR:
4:18.4 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
4:00.94 - 2013

Craig Engels

DOB: 05/01/94 Mile PR:
3:51.60 - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.64 - 2021

Jim Ryun

DOB: 04/29/47 Mile PR:
3:51.1 - 1967 (former world record)
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.1 - 1967 (former WR)

Diane Leather Charles

DOB: 01/07/33 Mile PR:
4:45.00 - 1955 (former world best)
Metric Mile PR:
4:22.2 – 1955

Featured Events

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 4, 2023
Winston-Salem, NC

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 12, 2023
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile: USA Road Championships

Tues, April 25, 2023
Des Moines, IA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 4, 2023
Santa Barbara, CA



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