Did you know?

On March 17, 1925, Joseph Ray (USA) ties Paavo Nurmi’s indoor Mile world record, clocking 4:12.0 in New York City only 10 days after the legendary Finnish runner set the record!



U.S. Indoor Mile Champion Colleen Quigley Powers Up with Homemade Meals

When she’s not running, the Rio Olympian loves spending time in her...


Loudoun Street Mile to host Collegiate Road Mile Championship

Event to offer $4000 overall prize purse; $1700 for inaugural title...


Fleet Feet Pittsburgh New Title Partner of the Liberty Mile

Steel City's iconic nighttime downtown road race is scheduled for...


Miracle Mile’s starter gun shell donated to Sports Hall

The tiny, rare artifact is engraved with the time & date of the...

Featured Athletes

Ben Blankenship

DOB: 12/15/88 Mile PR:
3:52.3 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
3:34.26 - 2016

Eric Avila

DOB: 10/03/89 Mile PR:
3:55.43 - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.37 - 2016

Shannon Rowbury

DOB: 09/19/84 Mile PR:
4:19.2 (road) - 2008
Metric Mile PR:
3:56.29 - 2015 (U.S. record)

Shannon Osika

DOB: 06/15/93 Mile PR:
4:25.1 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:06.17 - 2017

Featured Events

Newport-Mesa Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 17
Newport Beach, CA

10th Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 23
Des Moines, IA

Mile of Truth

Sun, May 5
Danville, CA

Crown City Mile

Thurs, July 4
Coronado, CA





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