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On September 26, 1981, at the inaugural 5th Avenue Mile, against a top international field including legends Steve Scott, John Walker, Steve Cram, Eamonn Coghlan & runner-up Mike Boit, Sydney Maree of South Africa impressively sets the still standing event record of...



Olympians Wightman, Reekie win New Balance 5th Avenue Mile

At 40th edition, nearly 4,000 finishers in 20 heats run, including...


Hiltz, Prakel win Downtown Yakima Mile

Women’s race champion clocks fastest Mile on Washington state soil...


Hocker Announces Decision to Turn Pro

Breakout year for Oregon Duck includes 3 NCAA titles, Olympic...


Jenny Simpson’s Advice for Embracing a New Running Challenge

“If you’re trying something new, take advantage of being a total...

Featured Athletes

Dave Wottle

DOB: 08/07/50 Mile PR:
3:53.3 - 1973
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.2 - 1973

Riley Masters

DOB: 05/04/90 Mile PR:
3:55.8 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.56 - 2015

Emma Coburn

DOB: 10/19/90 Mile PR:
4:20.5 (road) - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:03.82 - 2020

Heather Kampf

DOB: 01/19/87 Mile PR:
4:19.7 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
4:04.46 - 2016

Featured Events

The Navy Mile (virtual)

October 1-14

Camel City Elite Mile

Sat, February 5, 2022
Winston-Salem, NC

Grand Blue Mile: USA Road Championships

Tues, April 26, 2022
Des Moines, IA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 5, 2022 (TBD)
Santa Barbara, CA



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