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On May 19, 1973, Francie Larrieu sets U.S. Mile record, clocking 4:38.7 in Bakersfield, CA. Overall, the legend would establish six U.S. Mile outdoor records, the most of any American, during her storied career.



Tuohy, Rizzo win Loucks Games Mile

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New Balance’s New Shoe Gives You a Speedier, Bouncier Mile

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Former Teen Mile Star Mary Cain Finishes First Race in 2.5 Years—and Wins It

Healthy after persistent injuries, the 23-year-old broke the tape...


IAAF Run 24-1 set for June 2

Series of Mile runs in 24 cities in 16 time zones will celebrate...

Featured Athletes

Louis Zamperini

DOB: 01/26/17 Mile PR:
4:07.9 (indoors) - 1940
Metric Mile PR:
3:52.6 - 1939

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:
4:16.6 (road) - 2017
Metric Mile PR:
3:57.22 - 2014 (#3 U.S. all-time)

Mary Cain

DOB: 05/03/96 Mile PR:
4:24.11 (indoors) - 2014 (U.S. Junior record)
Metric Mile PR:
4:04.62 - 2013

Featured Events

20th State Street Mile

Sun, June 2
Santa Barbara, CA

Inaugural Downtown Yakima Mile

Sat, June 8
Yakima, WA

The Cambridge Classic Mile

Tues, June 11
Cambridge, CAN

Crown City Mile

Thurs, July 4
Coronado, CA



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