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On May 17, 1975, Filbert Bayi (TAN) wins the Dream Mile and also sets a Mile world record of 3:51.0 in Kingston, Jamaica; first African to hold the Mile WR; greats Marty Liquori, Eamonn Coghlan & Rick Wohlhuter also set PRs, 3:52.2, 3:53.3 (Irish record) & 3:53.8....

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9.16.20

Great Matchups: Liquori Beats Ryun in The Dream Mile

“I wanted us both sagging in the stretch, looking more like boxers,...


5.3.21

What’s Your Favorite Olympic Men’s 1500?

The fact that his winning time was the slowest since 1932 is...


5.16.21

Mia Barnett blazes sub-4:40 Mile in high school race

"She has felt really confident in workouts and was really excited...


5.26.75

A Record Goes Bust

Sprinting away from a classy field in Kingston, Jamaica's Dream...



Featured Athletes

Marty Liquori

DOB: 09/11/49 Mile PR:
3:52.2 - 1975
Metric Mile PR:
3:36.0 - 1971

Kate Grace

DOB: 10/24/88 Mile PR:
4:20.70 - 2018
Metric Mile PR:
4:02.49 - 2019

Matthew Centrowitz

DOB: 10/18/89 Mile PR:
3:49.6 (road) - 2016
Metric Mile PR:
3:30.40 - 2015

Jim Ryun

DOB: 04/29/47 Mile PR:
3:51.1 - 1967 (former world record)
Metric Mile PR:
3:33.1 - 1967 (former WR)


Featured Events

State Street Mile

Sun, June 6 (cancelled)
Santa Barbara, CA

Fleet Feet Liberty Mile

Fri, July 23
Pittsburgh, PA

Guardian Mile

Sat, July 31
Cleveland, OH

Falmouth Elite Mile

Sat, August 14 (TBD)
Falmouth, MA

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