Did you know?

On February 17, 2016, at Globen-Galan indoor meet in Stockholm, Genzebe Dibaba of Ethiopia shattered the longest standing Mile record, 4:17.14 by Romania’s Doina Melinte from 1990, with a stunning 4:13.31! #wow



UW coach Andy Powell produces sub-4 minute Milers

“My favorite thing to do is coach someone to break it for the first...


Craig Engels wins the fans at Camel City Elite meet

Third place finish by North Carolina native & U.S. champion doesn't...


Purrier pulverizes U.S. indoor Mile record at 113th Millrose Games

O’Hare wins men’s NYRR Wanamaker Mile for the second time in three...


Running a Mile a day can make children healthier

The Daily Mile can make a massive difference to children’s lives......

Featured Athletes

Steve Scott

DOB: 05/05/56 Mile PR:
3:47.69 - 1982
Metric Mile PR:
3:31.76 - 1985

Francie Larrieu Smith

DOB: 11/23/52 Mile PR:
4:27.52 - 1979
Metric Mile PR:
4:05.09 - 1976

Jenny Simpson

DOB: 08/23/86 Mile PR:
4:16.1 (road) - 2019
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.22 - 2014 (#4 U.S. all-time)

Shelby Houlihan

DOB: 02/08/93 Mile PR:
4:23.0 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:54.99 - 2019 (U.S. record)

Featured Events

Manzano Mile

Sat, February 15
Austin, TX

Spirit Run Mile

Sun, March 1
Newport Beach, CA

Grand Blue Mile

Tues, April 21
Des Moines, IA

State Street Mile

Sun, June 7
Santa Barbara, CA



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