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In 2018, a record 29 Americans went sub-4 for the first time, sixteen of them were collegians; previous record was 27 in 2016. #AGT



Myers earns Throwback Athlete of the Week honors

Versatile 19th century legendary runner held national records in...


A rerun of Brenda Martinez’s spectacular track career

UC Riverside star was the first American woman to win 800 meter...


Sir John Walker named Patron of Athletics NZ

“It’s a great honor to be named Patron of Athletics NZ and to...


How to Run a Mile as Fast as Possible

Three key workouts for speed & endurance to produce your best Mile


Featured Athletes

Steve Prefontaine

DOB: 01/25/51 Mile PR:
3:54.6 - 1973
Metric Mile PR:
3:38.1 - 1973

Johnny Gregorek

DOB: 12/07/91 Mile PR:
3:49.98 (indoors) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:35.00 - 2017

Emily Lipari

DOB: 11/19/92 Mile PR:
4:21.6 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.68 - 2018

Jan Merrill

DOB: 06/18/56 Mile PR:
4:28.3 - 1979
Metric Mile PR:
4:02.61 - 1976

Featured Events

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 6, 2021
Winston-Salem, NC

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 7, 2021 (TBD)
Newport Beach, CA

Manzano Mile

Sun, April 25, 2021
Austin, TX

Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, June 12, 2021
Yakima, WA



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